Pine Manor College (PMC) is a small, private four-year liberal arts college preparing students to become effective leaders in their professions and in their communities.
Pine Manor College educates and empowers a diverse student body to become accomplished, reflective, and confident leaders – one student at a time.
Pine Manor College is 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.
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.
PMC was founded in 1911 by Helen Temple Cooke, originally as a post-secondary division of Dana Hall School for girls in Wellesley, Massachusetts. 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.
Pine Manor has awarded Bachelor's degrees to women since 1977. Beginning in 2005 men and women could earn the Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Since 2011, both men and women may earn an Associate degree.
On October 26 2012, Pine Manor Board of Trustees named Ellen S. Hurwitz, Ph.D., PMC's Interim President.
Campus and Location
PMC's picturesque campus is situated on 60 wooded acres in the Chestnut Hill section of Brookline, Massachusetts, five miles from downtown Boston. The College is accessible by both automobile and public transportation. The campus is located just off Route 9 and is a ten-minute walk to the Chestnut Hill Station of the D branch on the Green Line of the "T," Boston's trolley and subway system. The College provides regular shuttle service to and from the train station when classes are in session.
The College employs nearly 200 individuals, including full- and part-time faculty and staff. PMC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications for job openings. Pine Manor College is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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