Emmanuel Facts

Emmanuel Facts

Founded in 1919 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as the first Catholic college for women in New England, Emmanuel today is a coeducational, residential college with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston's educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities.


Arts & Sciences

  • About 1,800 students 
  • 60+ majors, minors and concentrations 
  • 91 full-time faculty members; 0 teaching assistants 
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio 
  • 17 academic honor societies 
  • 91% of first-year students live on campus 
  • More than 80% of students participate in community service 
  • More than 50,000 hours of volunteer service annually 
  • Nearly 90% of students participate in an internship 
  • 52 countries and 32 states and territories represented on campus 
  • 16 Division III varsity athletic teams 
  • 100+ clubs, organizations and activities on campus 
  • Study abroad opportunities are available through more than 500 programs in over 70 countries
  • Degrees awarded: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Science 
  • 2017-2018 Tuition: $38,584
  • 2017-2018 Room & Board (double room): $14,628
  • Outcomes for the Class of 2016, one year following graduation:
    • 97% of graduates were employed, enrolled in additional education or completing military or volunteer service
    • 98% of graduates seeking employment had found a job 
    • 95% of graduates seeking acceptance to graduate school had been accepted
    • Graduates were working or studying in 24 states across the country and in eight countries spanning five continents

Graduate & Professional Programs (including adult continuing education)

  • Graduate programs in management, education and nursing 
  • Specialized tracks in management for human resource management and research administration
  • Undergraduate program in nursing (for RNs) 
  • Online programs in management, human resource management and research administration