Pine Manor College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Pine Manor College is situated in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts–a neighborhood of Brookline. The institution has a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to choose from. Students are backed by a robust 15 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and professors take a personalized approach to the teaching and learning process. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via many clubs and organizations.


  • Total Enrollment: 408 (373 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 57% Male/43% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $31,660
  • Books: $800
  • Room and Board: $13,830
  • Other Expenses: $2,000
  • Total Cost: $48,290

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 89%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $26,655
    • Loans: $7,392

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration and Management, General; Social Sciences, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Early Childhood Education and Teaching; and Psychology, General

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 64%
  • Transfer-Out Rate: 54%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 35%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 46%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer
  • Women’s Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country, Basketball

Overview of Pine Manor College Admissions

Pine Manor College admits around seven out of every ten applicants each year. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants should complete an online application and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps.

Admissions Data                        

  • Pine Manor College Acceptance Rate: 41%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 390/490
    • SAT Math: 380/480
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 13/18
    • ACT English: -/-
    • ACT Math: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Pine Manor College, it should be easy to gain admissions to the schools below. If Pine Manor College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Wiley College, Albany State University, Medgar Evers College (City University of New York), Livingstone College, Central State University, Bethune-Cookman University, Lane College

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Pine Manor College, you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Lincoln University, Langston University, O’More College of Design, Harris-Stowe State University, Edward Waters College, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Pine Manor College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, you’ll be a competitive candidate.

California State University Bakersfield, California State University East Bay, Kean University, University of Texas at Brownsville, California State University Los Angeles, State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, Alabama State University

Applying to Pine Manor College

Application Deadline: Rolling

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