Pine Manor College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Pine Manor College
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Pine Manor College Admissions Overview:

Pine Manor College admits around seven out of every ten applicants who apply each year. Those with above-average grades and solid test scores are likely to be admitted. Applicants are required to submit scores from either the SAT or the ACT; if your scores fall within or above the ranges posted below, you are on track to be admitted to Pine Manor. For complete application guidelines, be sure to visit the school's website.

Admissions Data (2016):

Pine Manor College Description:

Pine Manor College, founded in 1911, is located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts--a neighborhood of Brookline. A small school, with only around 450 students, it was started as an all-female school; it has since become co-educational. Academically, Pine Manor College offers Associate, Bachelor, and Graduate degrees, in departments ranging from Creative Writing, to Biology, to Education, to the Visual and Performing Arts. Academics are supported by a healthy 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can join a number of clubs and activities, including: International Club, LGBTQ Alliance, Psychology Club, Step Team, and a "couch-to-5k" fitness group. On the athletic front, the Pine Manor College Gators compete in the NCAA Division III, within the Great South Athletic Conference, and as NCAA Independents. Popular sports include Soccer, Cross Country, and Basketball. The school is about 6 miles away from Boston, allowing students to experience a smaller school, while remaining close to a bustling city center.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 490 (461 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $28,780
  • Books: $800 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,280
  • Other Expenses: $2,000
  • Total Cost: $44,860

Pine Manor College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 82%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $19,349
    • Loans: $7,073

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Political Science, Psychology, Business Administration, English, Early Childhood Education

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 49%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 20%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 28%

Pine Manor and the Common Application

Pine Manor College uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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