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Pine Manor College

(2 – 4 semesters)

  • A small Liberal Arts college 20 minutes from downtown.
  • Diverse, supportive community.
  • Great facilities for learning, sport and recreation.

Key facts

Founded: 1911 (Private)

Location: Chestnut Hill, 20 min, by metro, to Downtown Boston

Students: 500+

Housing: on campus

Unconditional: GPA 2.5, IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 61 iBT, No SAT required
Conditional: From TOEFL iBT 20

Transfer: After 2 – 4 semesters

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Great location
  • Pine Manor is located in Chestnut Hill, one of Boston’s most affluent and exclusive suburbs.
  • It is recognized as one most attractive campuses in the whole of New England.

Typical Major Pathways

  • Business and Management
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Economics and Finance
  • Fine Arts
  • Health Sciences and Nursing
  • Humanities
  • Law / Pre-Law
  • Mathematics
  • Music / Performing Arts
  • Natural Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
"What Kings provided me with was the network and connections – from that they also gave us good guidelines and tactics in terms of how to move on and transfer, how to progress to where we want to get in the future."
Ho Man Wong
New York University

Key facts

Start dates: August, January
Semester 1: August – December / Semester 2: January – May
Semester 1: January – May / Semester 2: August – December

Length: 2 semesters per year

Average class size: 20

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Entry requirements

English Language: TOEFL iBT 61* / IELTS 6.0

(TOEFL waived on completion of GO: Prepared program at Level 3).

*If you are below this level you can still apply for this program but will need to take additional terms of the GO: Prepared program beforehand.

Academic Entry Requirements:

  • Completed Senior High School
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Minimum age: 17


Community involvement is an important part of your success at the college.

At Pine Manor College, you are connected with a dynamic student-leader community.

Getting involved in student organizations, employment, and co-curricular activities is crucial to your success.

Opportunities include:

  • Student organizations
  • Leadership programs and development
  • Social and athletic events
  • Student employment
  • Connecting with the campus community


The Pine Manor Gators compete in a wide range of intramural sports.

Facilities on campus include a baseball field, tennis courts, large indoor sports area and well-equipped fitness center.

Sports available include:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Take the next step: Apply today

Application is simple, straightforward and quick.

If you meet our criteria, we will confirm your offer as quickly as possible.

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The Kings Admissions Team