Reports and Data

Class of 2024 Profile

Class Size 419
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachusetts 61.3%
Other New England 26.7%
Other US 10.7%
Foreign 1.2%
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.0%
Asian 6.4%
Black/African American 6.0%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.2%
Hispanic 9.8%
Two or More Races 3.1%
ALANA total 25.5%
International 1.2%
White 69.7%
Unknown 3.6%
Gender Breakdown
Female 80.0%
Male 20.0%
1st Generation(From Common App)
Yes 28.9%
No 71.1%
Residency Status
Resident (On Campus)* 0.0%
Commuter 100.0%
*No residents in Fall 2020 as Emmanuel was 100% virtual.

A&S Profile Fall-2020

Total Students 1745
Freshmen 27.4%
Sophomores 27.6%
Juniors 25.4%
Seniors 19.5%
Non-Matriculating 0.1%
FT/PT Status
Full Time 99.2%
Part Time 0.8%
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachusetts 61.1%
Other New England 28.2%
Other US 936%
Foreign 1.1%
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 5.5%
Black/African American 6.5%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.2%
Hispanic 11.2%
Two or More Races 2.9%
ALANA total 26.3%
International 1.3%
White 69.2%
Unknown 3.2%
Gender Breakdown
Female 76.8%
Male 23.2%
1st Generation(from Common App)
Yes 25.2%
No 74.8%
Residency Status
Resident (On Campus) 74.3%
Commuter 25.7%
*No residents in Fall 2020 as Emmanuel was 100% virtual.

Top Majors - A&S Students

Schools Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Spring 2020
School of Business and Management 16% 16% 19% 20%
Accounting 2% 2% 3% 3%
Economics 2% 3% 4% 3%
Finance 0% 0% 0% 0%
Management 11% 11% 11% 11%
Marketing 0% 0% 1% 3%
School of Education 10% 9% 9% 8%
Elementary Education 6% 6% 5% 1%
Secondary Education 4% 3% 3% 3%
Liberal Studies (standalone) 1% 0% 0% 0%
School of Humanities and Social Sciences 35% 36% 36% 35%
American Studies 0% 0% 0% 0%
Communication and Media Studies 7% 7% 7% 8%
Graphic Design 3% 3% 2% 2%
English 5% 5% 5% 5%
History 4% 4% 3% 3%
International Studies 3% 3% 3% 3%
Philosophy 1% 1% 1% 1%
Political Science 4% 4% 4% 4%
Sociology 5% 7% 7% 7%
Spanish 1% 0% 0% 0%
Studio Art 3% 3% 2% 2%
Theater Arts 0% 0% 0% 0%
Theology and Religious Studies 0% 0% 0% 0%
Wilkens School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences n/a n/a n/a 3%
Nursing n/a n/a n/a 3%
School of Science and Health 39% 39% 37% 15%
Biology 16% 17% 16% 2%
Chemistry 4% 3% 2% 2%
Mathematics 2% 2% 1% 2%
Neuroscience 3% 3% 3% 3%
Psychology 14% 14% 14% 13%

Faculty Headcount(FT and benefits eligible PT)

Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
91(90 FT) 95(94 FT) 101(100 FT) 105(105 FT)

One-Year Retention Rate

Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022 Class of 2023
78% 78% 79% 74%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Class of 2015 Class of 2016 Class of 2017 Class of 2018
66% 66% 66% 62%

Income Based Six Year Graduation Rates

Pell Grant Stafford Loan, no Pell Grant Neither Pell Grant nor Stafford Loan All Students
Class of 2011 61% 56% 59% 58%
Class of 2012 79% 58% 55% 64%
Class of 2013 68% 64% 55% 64%
Class of 2014 60% 71% 69% 67%
Class of 2015 55% 70% 68% 66%
Class of 2016 64% 63% 71% 66%
Class of 2017 62% 71% 62% 66%
Class of 2018 55% 64% 64% 62%

Graduate + Professional Programs UG Profile - Fall 2020

Total Students 46
Nursing (BSN) 89.1%
Non-Matriculating 10.9
FT/PT Status
Full Time 8.7%
Part Time 91.3%
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachuetts 100.0%
Other New England 0.0%
Other US 0.0%
Foreign 0.0%
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.0%
Asian 10.9%
Black/African American 0.0%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Hispanic 4.3%
Two or More Races 0.0%
ALANA total 15.2%
International 0.0%
White 17.4%
Unknown 67.4%
Gender Breakdown
Female 93.5%
Male 6.5%

Other UG Students

Colleges of the Fenway 43
Fenway High School 4
Exchange Programs 0

GPP Graduate Student Profile - Fall 2020

Total Students 108
MED 16.7%
Instructional Design Certificate 5.6%
HRM 13.9%
MSM 6.5%
MSRESAD 10.2%
MBA 12.0%
Graduate Nursing 24.1%
Non-Matriculating 11.4%
FT/PT Status
Full Time 9.3%
Part Time 90.7%
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachusetts 87.0%
Other New England 6.5%
Other US 6.5%
Foreign 0.0%
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.0%
Asian 1.9%
Black/African American 5.6%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Hispanic 3.7%
Two or More Races 0.9%
ALANA total 12.0%
International 0.0%
White 56.5%
Unknown 31.5%
Gender Breakdown
Female 79.6%
Male 20.4%

Total Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student Enrollment (using fall student headcounts)

Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020
1981 1919 2046 2064 1823
Number of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Undergraduate Students
1904 1860 1995 2015 1775
Number of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Graduate Students
77 59 50 48 47

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