Student Enrollment

For the Fall 2016 semester, 461 undergraduate and 29 graduates students came to Pine Manor College from 23 states, the District of Columbia, and 15 countries outside of the United States. Approximately 35% of PMC undergraduate students are from out-of-state. International students account for 41% of the total undergraduate student population. 204 new undergraduate students enrolled in the fall, including 101 first-year students and 15 transfer students. Approximately 40 new students typically enroll at PMC during the Spring semester.

Our most recent First-Time Full time student retention rate is 70% and our most recent 6-year graduation rate is 36%.

Campus Diversity

For the Fall 2016 semester, PMC undergraduate students identified themselves according to the following racial/ethnic classifications:

  •  0.4% American Indian/Native Alaskan
  •  1.7% Asian American
  •  26.2% Black/African American (non-hispanic)
  •  2.6% Cape Verdean
  •  3.4% Haitian
  •  10.1% Hispanic/Latina/Chicana
  •  41% International Students
  •  2.3 % Other
  •  0.8% Puerto Rican
  •  8.4% Undisclosed
  •  4.3% White/Caucasian

Throughout the past several years, PMC has ranked among the most diverse campuses among liberal arts colleges in the United States, frequently ranking number one, according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges.

Admission Requirements

For undergraduate admissions, Pine Manor College review applications for admission on a rolling basis. First-year students are considered for admission based on a complete review of a wide array of credentials, including an official secondary school transcript, results from the SAT I or ACT, school recommendations, and a personal essay. Transfer applicants must submit the same credentials if they have completed less than 24 college credits, but otherwise are considered for admission based on a review of official college transcripts, college recommendations, and a personal essay. International students are not required to submit results from the SAT I or ACT, but must submit TOEFL scores. While an interview is not required for admission, it is strongly recommended for all applicants.

Pine Manor College admits students without regard to their race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, age, handicap, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or marital.