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Emmanuel College is a private institution that was founded in 1919. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,224, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 17 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Emmanuel College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 47. Its tuition and fees are $33,650 (2012-13).
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Mission: To educate students in a dynamic learning community rooted in the liberal arts and sciences and shaped by strong ethical values and a Catholic academic tradition.
Emmanuel College, founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1919, is a coed, residential, Catholic liberal arts and sciences college located in the city of Boston. Its beautiful 17-acre campus is neighbored by a world-class medical center, two major art museums and Fenway Park. Its unique location gives students the opportunity to explore real-world experiences through internships, research and strategic partnerships within the Longwood Medical Area and the city of Boston.
Emmanuel is a community with a lifelong passion for teaching and learning rooted in the commitment to rigorous intellectual inquiry and the pursuit of social justice. Today, Emmanuel College continues to embrace its founding mission to transform lives and make a better world.
As a liberal arts and sciences college, Emmanuel enables students to cultivate both the means of acquiring and evaluating knowledge and the imagination to shape new and alternative ways of perceiving, thinking and creating. At Emmanuel College, students develop their intellectual potential, their strong sense of self and their commitment to serve others in the community. They become critical thinkers, ethical decision makers and contributing members of society.
By offering a variety of career-oriented programs informed by the liberal arts disciplines, the College prepares students for professional fields and develops the skills and knowledge that can be applied to diverse and changing circumstances. The link between the liberal arts and career-oriented programs at Emmanuel reflects the College's sense of responsibility to students who desire to create lives of meaning and service; to identify their changing talents and concerns; to maintain the analytical, communicative and creative skills necessary for growth; to discern worthwhile work; and to bring ethical standards and moral sensitivities to all endeavors.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Emmanuel College, it's important to note the application deadline is February 15, and the early action deadline and the early decision deadline are November 15 and November 1, respectively. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 15. The application fee at Emmanuel College is $60. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 55.7 percent and an early acceptance rate of 82.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||55.7%|
|Application deadline||February 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Emmanuel College is 15:1, and the school has 48.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Emmanuel College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Psychology; Social Sciences; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79.8 percent.
Emmanuel College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,224, with a gender distribution of 27.8 percent male students and 72.2 percent female students. At this school, 72.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 28.0 percent of students live off campus. Emmanuel College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Emmanuel College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Emmanuel College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Emmanuel College, 5 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Emmanuel College.
|Students who have cars on campus||5%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Emmanuel College, 81.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,150.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$33,650 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$12,990 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data