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C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    D-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    D+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    D+
  10. Campus Food
    D
  11. Student Life
    D+
  12. Safety
    C+
Pine Manor College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Address
400 Heath St
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
74%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
680-870
ACT Range
13-20
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$21,241/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,388/ year
  • $30-48k
    $16,952/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,166/ year
  • $76-110k
    $28,093/ year
  • $110k+
    $30,560/ year
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Academics

Professors
D+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.7 responses
86%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.7 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.7 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
454Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
70%
Varsity Athletes
16%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
83%
of students say they don't have Greek life.6 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.9 responses
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
50%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.6 responses
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Pine Manor College Reviews

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I attended Pine Manor when we first moved to Boston.

I was not impressed at all.

In the dining hall the girls, especially the jock girls, were very unfriendly & cliquey.

The psychology professor was compassionate when she found out I was a single mom she tried to organize a support group around that.

Frankly, I had better things to do, like studying.

We got to volunteer tutoring kids at the Brookline public schools which was good. I love tutoring.

Unfortunately, I got paired with a very shy, uncommunicative boy who seemed largely disinterested in learning.

Sorry to say this, but due to the lack of intellectual people I nicknamed Pine Manor, Pine Moron.
There were really no people to have a thought provoking conversations with on campus.
There are much better schools in Boston. Like BC.
The professors were decent though. Very smart professors.
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Most schools have this issue so I'm basically desensitized to drug and alcohol use. It is so common to smell weed wherever you go that it's basically become part of the campus culture. Alcohol (from what I've seen) is stashed in some students' (including underage) fridges or in some other hiding place. I personally have been pressured to drink and eventually gave in many times because I didn't want to be bothered by the people I was socializing with. The alcohol/drug policy is the same as the law - no one under 21 is allowed to drink and drugs are prohibited. But at this point, campus security really doesn't care. They'll only give you a warning if they receive a call from a student. That's it.
The school itself needs improvement. However, the professors here are very good. They are very knowledgeable in their respective fields and are always willing to help you and provide you with feedback.