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Reports and Data

Class of 2023 Profile

Class Size 582
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachusetts 57.6%
Other New England 31.1%
Other US 10.1%
Foreign 1.2%
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 5.2%
Black/African American 6.2%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
Hispanic 12.4%
Two or More Races 2.7%
ALANA total 27.0%
International 1.0%
White 68.2%
Unknown 3.8%
Gender Breakdown
Female 76.6%
Male 23.4%
Residency Status
Resident (On Campus) 90.4%
Commuter 9.6%
Test Scores*
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (middle 50%)
SAT Math (middle 50%)
ACT Composite (middle 50%)
* As of Fall 2015 Emmanuel is test optional. These test score metrics only include those students who chose to submit their test scores

A&S Profile Fall-2019

Total Students 1969
Freshmen 35.4%
Sophomores 24.8%
Juniors 18.7%
Seniors 20.8%
Non-Matriculating 0.2%
FT/PT Status
Full Time 99.2%
Part Time 0.8%
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachusetts 59.4%
Other New England 30.1%
Other US 9.3%
Foreign 1.2%
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 4.7%
Black/African American 6.5%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.2%
Hispanic 11.2%
Two or More Races 3.4%
ALANA total 26.1%
International 1.4%
White 69.1%
Unknown 3.4%
Gender Breakdown
Female 74.9%
Male 25.1%
Residency Status
Resident (On Campus) 74.3%
Commuter 25.7%

Top Majors - A&S Students

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

Faculty Headcount(FT and benefits eligible PT)

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

One-Year Retention Rate

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

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Class of 2015 Class of 2016 Class of 2017
66% 66% 66%

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%

Graduate + Professional Programs UG Profile - Fall 2019

Total Students 36
Nursing (BSN) 100%
Non-Matriculating
FT/PT Status
Full Time 0.0%
Part Time 100.0%
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachuetts 94.4%
Other New England 5.6%
Other US 0.0%
Foreign 0.0%
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.0%
Asian 0.0%
Black/African American 11.1%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Hispanic 13.9%
Two or More Races 0.0%
ALANA total 25.0%
International 0.0%
White 36.1%
Unknown 38.9%
Gender Breakdown
Female 94.4%
Male 5.6%

Other UG Students

Colleges of the Fenway 98
Fenway High School 9
Exchange Programs 0

GPP Graduate Student Profile - Fall 2019

Total Students 110
Education (CAGS, MAT, MEd) 23.6%
Human Resources Mgmt. (HRM) 12.7%
Management (MSM) 22.7%
Nursing (MSN) 24.5%
Research Admin (Certificate) 1.8%
Non-Matriculating 13.6%
FT/PT Status
Full Time 5.8%
Part Time 94.2%
Geographic Breakdown (All Students by Address)
Massachusetts 89.2%
Other New England 5.8%
Other US 5.0%
Foreign --
Race/Ethnicity (Self-identified)
American Indian/Alaska Native --
Asian 0.8%
Black/African American 8.3%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander --
Hispanic 8.3%
Two or More Races 2.5%
ALANA total 19.9%
International --
White 59.2%
Unknown 20.8%
Gender Breakdown
Female 75.0%
Male 25.0%

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

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

One Year Out Outcomes

Class of 2022

Geographic Distribution by Home Address

Total Fall 2018 Enrollment

Enrollment by Academic Level

Total Fall 2018 Enrollment by Gender

Distribution by Gender

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