Colleges in the Consortium


Emmanuel College

Founded: 1919
Population: 1,860 undergraduate and graduate students
Character: A coeducational, residential Catholic liberal arts and sciences college.
Mission: Emmanuel educates students in a dynamic learning community rooted in the liberal arts and sciences and shaped by strong ethical values and a Catholic academic tradition.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Founded: 1873
Population: 1,750 undergraduate and graduate students
Character: A public, independent college of visual and applied art.
Mission: Massachusetts College of Art & Design strives to prepare students to participate in the creative economy as fine artists, designers, and art educators, and to engage in the well being of their society.

MCPHS University

Founded: 1823
Population: 4,200+ students
Character: An accredited, private institution specializing in medical careers.
Mission: MCPHS University (MCPHS) prepares students for successful careers in health care through excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, professional service, and community engagement.

Simmons College

Founded: 1899
Population: Approximately 1,700 undergraduate women and 3000 graduate men and women
Character: A four-year, private, non-sectarian undergraduate women’s college with a comprehensive liberal arts and professional curriculum, and four coeducational graduate professional schools.

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Founded: 1904
Population: 3,634 full-time students
Character: An independent, coeducational college offering bachelor’s degrees in the fields of architecture, computer sciences, construction, design, engineering, engineering technology, environmental science, and management.
Mission: Wentworth provides a comprehensive interdisciplinary, project-based education in engineering, technology, design and management that integrates classroom, laboratory, studio, cooperative, and experiential learning resulting in a career-ready, skilled professional and engaged citizen.

Wheelock College

Founded: 1888
Population: 1,368 undergraduate and graduate students
Character: A four-year, private, coeducational college with comprehensive arts, sciences, and professional programs.
Mission: Wheelock College provides a transformational education to students passionate about making the world a better place-especially for children and families.