For the Fall 2012 semester, 311 undergraduate and 34 graduates students came to Pine Manor College from 18 states, the District of Columbia, and 21 countries outside of the United States. Approximately 19% of PMC undergraduate students are from out-of-state. International students account for 14% of the total undergraduate student population. 124 new undergraduate students enrolled in the fall, including 110 first-year students and 14 transfer students. Approximately 20 new students typically enroll at PMC during the Spring semester.
For the Fall 2012 semester, PMC undergraduate students identified themselves according to the following racial/ethnic classifications: 27% Black/African American; 17% Hispanic; 9% White/Caucasian; 11% International Students; 8% Cape Verdean; 8% Haitian; 6% Asian/Pacific Islander; 3% Puerto Rican; 0.4% American Indian/Native Alaskan; and 11% race unkown. 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.
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.