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Pine Manor College

400 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (617) 731-7104

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (617) 731-7053

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Pine Manor College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, which is a predominately suburban area. The low student to teacher ratio and access to faculty is due primarily to the small student body, around 500 students, maintained by Pine Manor College.

Areas of study offered at Pine Manor College include:

  • Fine Arts and Art Studies
  • Psychology
  • Political Science and Government
  • Biology

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken to apply to Pine Manor College. Scores within the range of 15 to 18 on the ACT or 690 to 920 on the SAT are recommended to greatly increase the chance of admission.

The cost of tuition is close to $24,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Student housing is available for students, which costs around $6,900 for the year. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is typically grants and loans.

The Pine Manor College Gators participate in a number of athletic programs, overseen by the NCAA.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Pine Manor College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to Pine Manor College.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Recommended

College Credits Accepted

  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English16 - 18
ACT ® Math15 - 17
ACT ® Composite Score15 - 18

Acceptance Rate Table

We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting into Pine Manor College.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions318 (96%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled70 (22%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Pine Manor College is around 490 students, where graduate students make up roughly 7% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $23,000-$28,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $730-$870 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$17,559
Receiving Student Loans82%$6,850

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 13%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Pine Manor College may provide services to students like:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Pine Manor College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 34%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years23%
Graduating in 5 Years11%

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Fine Arts and Art Studies (B, M)
  • Drama
  • Music Performance


Social Sciences

  • Political Science and Government (B)
  • Economics (B)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

English Language and Literature

Communications and Journalism

  • Communication, General (B)
  • Communication and Media Studies


Liberal Arts and Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Child Care Provider

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