Pine Manor College

400 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, United States
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Overview of Pine Manor College

About this school

Pine Manor, founded in 1911, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 65-acre campus is located in Chestnut Hill, five miles from downtown Boston.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:419
    • Men:217 Men (51.8%)
    • Women:202 Women (48.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Pine Manor College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
1
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
400 Heath Street
City, State, Zip
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone
(617) 731-7011
Fax
(617) 731-7199
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
51% of 588 applicants were admitted
Women
50% of 373 applicants were admitted
Men
53% of 215 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
95 (32%) of 301 admitted students enrolled
Women
48 (26%) of 187 admitted students enrolled
Men
47 (41%) of 114 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.60
375 And Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
7%
3.25 - 3.49
8%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
25%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,860 (69.68%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,430 (30.32%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Pine Manor College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002201
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
90 (97.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
90 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
90 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
5 (5.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$26,900
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 90 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,777
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 89 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,377
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 8 (8.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2 (2.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
264 (90.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
264 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
264 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
11 (4.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$25,335
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 264 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,700
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 258 (97.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,405
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 25 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
27 (9.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,485

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$34,970
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
32.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$825

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


20

Part-Time Faculty


36

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


34%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 21% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 19% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 44% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
110,474
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
85
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Pine Manor College provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


59.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (9)


  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Management Science
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Biological/life sciences, Psychology, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    19,440

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    50 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
    Rain
    127 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Boston
    Nearest Train Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in Boston

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    30%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division III
    Mascot
    Gators
    School Colors
    Forest green and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    -

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Pine Manor College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, african american, latina, asian, native american and all (alana), community service committee, international student club, the model un, student government association (sga)

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    417

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    419
    Women
    202
    Men
    217

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 2.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 3.2% Asian
    • 40.6% Black/African-American
    • 24.7% Hispanic/Latino
    • 8.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 8.8% White
    • 12.0% Unknown

    International Students


    40.1% from 16 countries

    Average Age


    27

    Number of Graduate Students


    31

    Student Resources

    Study resources