Philosophy

What is the meaning of humanity? Freedom? Knowledge? Good? Evil? Challenge your values to strengthen them. Examine your life to fulfill it.

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Philosophy defined is "love of wisdom." For our students and faculty this love—this pursuit—of wisdom is a calling. A passion. A journey that lasts a lifetime as knowledge is attained, realities are understood and personal worldviews alter.

Philosophy prepares students for life, both personally and professionally. It drives personal growth, allowing those who study it to lead richer lives, prepared to consider the different ideas and policies that compete for attention. And through reason and analysis, critical thinking, questioning assumptions and creative problem solving, students emerge ready for success in diverse fields such as teaching, law, medicine and business.  

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The Emmanuel Effect

Emmanuel College graduates can be found making their mark at leading companies and organizations all over the city of Boston, across the country and around the world. But their path to success and fulfillment starts on campus, with a commitment to achieve at the highest level in their studies, in leadership roles and in student clubs and organizations, while engaging in purposeful work that honors their obligations to their communities and the wider world.

View Our Real World Outcomes

97%

of 2017 graduates who were seeking employment within the creative arts, design & media career community had found a job (by one year after graduation)

80%

of 2017 graduates within the creative arts, design & media career community who were seeking admission to graduate school had been accepted (by one year after graduation)