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Colleges / Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College

Boston, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%
Acceptance Rate74%

Emmanuel College Admissions

If you want to apply to Emmanuel College, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is February 15 and the application fee is $60.

Students who submit their applications to Emmanuel College for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than February 15.

Emmanuel College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Emmanuel College's admissions stats.

Emmanuel College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 26%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 17%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 2%
Waitlist Yes

Emmanuel College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Emmanuel College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes December 15 January 15

Want to Apply Early to Emmanuel College?

Emmanuel College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 15. Emmanuel College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.

Emmanuel College accepts approximately 87% of early action applicants and 74% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Emmanuel College admitted 2,63 of the 3,13 who applied early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Emmanuel College Admissions

Transferring to Emmanuel College

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Emmanuel College

Emmanuel College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Emmanuel College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Emmanuel College

What does Emmanuel College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Interview Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Emmanuel College for more information on admission factors.

Emmanuel College Application Requirements

To apply to Emmanuel College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Emmanuel College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Emmanuel College?

Students admitted to Emmanuel College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 53% submitted a class rank. At Emmanuel College 26% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 56% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Emmanuel College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 41.54%
3.75 and 3.99 13.32%
3.50 and 3.74 15.12%
3.25 and 3.49 13.54%
3.00 and 3.24 9.7%
2.50 and 2.9 6.55%
2.00 and 2.49 0.24%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Emmanuel College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Emmanuel College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Emmanuel College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 17% of Emmanuel College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Emmanuel College?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Emmanuel College students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 600 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Emmanuel College students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 600 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Emmanuel College?

To be most competitive at Emmanuel College, you should strive to earn between 26 and 32 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 32 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Emmanuel College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 32, and three out of four students scored lower than 32 on the ACT.

A 26 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Emmanuel College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 26.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Emmanuel College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Emmanuel College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Emmanuel College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Emmanuel College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Emmanuel College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Emmanuel College.

Does Emmanuel College accept transfer credits?

✅ Emmanuel College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Emmanuel College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Emmanuel College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Emmanuel College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Emmanuel College?

❌ No, Emmanuel College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Emmanuel College's acceptance rate?

✅ Emmanuel College has an acceptance rate of 74%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Emmanuel College?

❌ Emmanuel College does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Emmanuel College?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Emmanuel College was 87% in 2021.

Want To Learn More About Emmanuel College?

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Emmanuel College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Emmanuel College? Emmanuel College is a somewhat selective institution. The Emmanuel College acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 73 out of every 100 applicants.


Emmanuel College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Emmanuel College is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Emmanuel College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Emmanuel College ACT Scores


ACT Range

26 - 32

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

32 and Above


26 to 32


26 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Emmanuel College is 27. Students with an ACT score of 32 and above have a good chance of getting into Emmanuel College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 32 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Emmanuel College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

550 - 620


Reading SAT Range

600 - 660

Emmanuel College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Emmanuel College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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