Emmanuel College (EC) is a coeducational Roman Catholic liberal arts college located in Boston, Massachusetts
Emmanuel College was founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as the first women’s Catholic college in New England. In 2001, the College officially became a coeducational institution.
It is a member of the Colleges of the Fenway consortium.
At the undergraduate level, Emmanuel offers over 50 majors, minors and concentrations in the liberal arts and sciences. Academics at Emmanuel are grounded in the integration of rigorous classroom studies with experiential learning opportunities, including cooperative education, student research, service learning, and global experience. The Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees require the successful completion of a minimum of 128 credits, distributed among the general requirements, major requirements and elective or minor courses. Students are required to complete the first-year seminar program during the first semester of their freshman year, which comprises a one-semester topical seminar related to “Knowledge, Values and Social Change.”.