Established in 1919, Emmanuel College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Boston (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Emmanuel College (EC) is a small (enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic ((Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur - www.sndden.org)) religion. Emmanuel College (EC) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 97 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. EC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.