Pine Manor College

Overview of Pine Manor College

The campus of Pine Manor College is in Chestnut Hill, MA, which is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Pine Manor College include, at the school's highest level, the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in fine arts, liberal arts, media, science, therapy and counseling.

Pine Manor College Selectivity

Admission at Pine Manor College is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 340. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 340 and 460.


Pine Manor College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 472 students enrolled (469 full-time equivalent). Pine Manor College has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

Student Life

Pine Manor College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Pine Manor College offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Great Northeast Athletic Conference.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pine Manor College

Pine Manor College
400 Heath St
Chestnut Hill , MA 02467
General Phone: (617) 731-7000

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Pine Manor College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts13English, liberal arts and humanities, political science and government, history courses
Media9media studies
Business and Management7business management
Therapy and Counseling6psychology
Fine Arts4fine arts studies
Family and Social Work0child care provider
Music0music performance
Drama and Performing Arts0drama

Number of programs and degrees for Pine Manor College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree4711
Associate's degree15
Master's degree01

Pine Manor College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pine Manor College had a total enrollment of 472 students (469 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 95%
Graduate 5%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 19%
Black 44%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 40%
20-21 37%
22-24 13%
25-29 3%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

Rhode Island6%
New York6%
State unknown3%
New Hampshire2%
New Jersey1%
New Mexico1%

Pine Manor College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %

Pine Manor College Room and Board (2007)

Pine Manor College offers campus housing for 460 of its 469 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Newton, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Pine Manor College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal340450
SAT Math340460
ACT Composite1517

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT3%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Pine Manor College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 18,957
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,957
Room and board $ 11,115
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 1,600

Financial Aid:
Pine Manor College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 220100)

Pine Manor College Faculty

Pine Manor College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$59,3838$50,917
Associate professoracademic year3$54,1083$92,239
Assistant professoracademic year1*8$40,526
All faculty totalacademic year7$55,06819$53,066

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Pine Manor College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Track Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Pine Manor College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Political Science and Government, Other

Communication and Media Studies, Other

Music Performance, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Pine Manor College Highlights

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What Sets Pine Manor College Apart:

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