Pine Manor College

400 Heath St, Chestnut hill, MA 02467
Tel: (617) 731-7000
Private, non-profit | 318 students
Pine Manor College is a four-year liberal arts college dedicated to educating and empowering a diverse student body to become accomplished, reflective, and confident leaders – one student at a time. Pine Manor College prepares students to be successful by embedding career and professional goals in a rigorous experiential liberal arts education. Students receive individualized academic, social, and financial support to achieve their goals. We are a women-centered college in the Boston area that awards the Bachelor of Arts degree to women. Associate and graduate degrees, continuing education, and summer school programs are offered to both women and men. Pine Manor College is a global community that promotes multiculturalism, social responsibility, and collaborative leadership in an inclusive learning environment both in and out of the classroom.

School Overview:

Pine Manor College
CountyMiddlesex County, MA
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
39 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment318 students1,633 students
# Undergraduate Students
307 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
28 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Total Dormitory Capacity481571
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%96%
Percent Admitted59%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)340-440450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)330-440460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)340-450440-570
ACT English (25-75%)10-1719-25
ACT Math (25-75%)13-2018-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)13-2020-25

School Notes:

  • Pine Manor College was originally established as a post-secondary division of Dana Hall School in Wellesley in 1911 by the late Helen Temple Cooke, a pioneer dedicated to preparing women for successful lives. Today the College offers Bachelors and Associate's degrees. Its evolution has been one of planned growth linked to the evolution of expanding opportunities for women.It was chartered in 1930 as an independent junior college and authorized in 1959 to confer Associate's degrees. The College moved to its present campus in 1965 and was authorized to confer Bachelor's degrees in 1977.
  • PMC's picturesque campus is situated on 60 wooded acres in the Chestnut Hill section of Brookline, Massachusetts, five miles from downtown Boston.
  • Pine Manor College has been ranked Number One for campus diversity among BA liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report America's Best Colleges 2006 for the third year in a row. The ranking is based on the statistical likelihood of any student interacting with other students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Pine Manor College is dedicated to helping students with financial need. Over 80 percent of our full-time students receive financial assistance in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study jobs. After financial aid is calculated, many of our students find that our bottom-line costs are competitive with state-related schools.Scholarships are available to students for academic achievement in high school or college, and the Margaret Elkins Leadership Scholarship program provides awards to students who have demonstrated leadership ability.
  • PMC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
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