Discover an experience—and a future—pulsing with possibility.

It is an honor and joy to welcome you to Emmanuel College—an incomparable engine of ideas, discovery, and empowerment in the heart of Boston. 

Since the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur opened our doors in 1919, students from diverse backgrounds have come to Emmanuel to convert their potential into high-impact careers, while cultivating lives of connection, consequence, and commitment. 


Today, the possibilities for our students—and for Emmanuel—are greater than ever. Here’s why:

  • One of the Best Addresses in Higher Education:  Located at 400 The Fenway, Emmanuel stands at the doorstep of leading businesses, nonprofits, and cultural institutions, along with some of Boston’s—and the world’s—leading centers of clinical care and biomedical research. Through internships and other field experiences, our students apply knowledge in real-world settings, gain valuable professional contacts, and prepare to excel in a host of in-demand fields.
  • A Superb Faculty:  Emmanuel’s 13:1 student-faculty ratio means students engage directly with professors, who serve as trusted guides and mentors in and beyond the classroom. Our faculty’s unwavering dedication to students is matched only by their extraordinary achievements as scholars, artists, and researchers.
  • A Spirited Community:  A deeply rooted culture of warmth, inclusion, and belonging is part of the “Emmanuel essence.” True to our Catholic values, we are committed to forming the whole student—in intellect, body, and spirit. This is reflected in our 100+ areas of involvement, 16 Division III varsity athletic teams, and comprehensive services designed to help students thrive in every dimension of college life.
  • Graduates Our World Needs Most:  Students leave Emmanuel with the adeptness and will to make transformative contributions to professions, causes, and communities throughout our nation and on the global stage.


And our momentum is strong.

Emmanuel has always embraced an ethos of continual innovation. You might say it’s in our DNA. It’s evident in leading-edge academic programs in fields such as Accounting, Biotechnology, Communication & Media Studies, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Data Analytics, Elementary Education, Neuroscience, Nursing, and Sport Management, to name a few. In addition, we offer expansive career-preparation programs and opportunities for students to collaborate with faculty on world-class research and scholarship—experiences ordinarily reserved for graduate students at other institutions. Our forward-looking spirit is also visible throughout our campus, with its state-of-the-art Nursing Skills Laboratory, contemporary 18-story apartment-style residence hall, and modern spaces for gathering, living, and learning.

If you are a prospective student or a parent of one, or if you are a graduate who has not returned recently, I invite you to visit us here in the city’s booming Fenway neighborhood. Catch the welcoming vibe of our campus. Witness the richness and life-shaping impact of the educational experience. And discover a community singularly focused on creating a future that transcends expectations—for students and for our society. 

Beth Ross, Ed.D.




Office of the President

Eisner Administration Building, Room 242

Emmanuel College

400 The Fenway

Boston, MA 02115


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