The College


Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) is a fully accredited Christian liberal arts college with undergraduate, adult studies and graduate programs. Founded in 1900 and located on Boston’s South Shore, ENC is rich in history, education, community, and opportunity. Located within walking distance of the beach and the MBTA, ENC is positioned perfectly for all our students to live, work and study.

Christ Centered

ENC students, from a variety of faith backgrounds, are challenged to consider their spiritual journey as seriously as they consider their academic journey. As a Christian college welcoming more than 40 denominations, ENC is committed to helping students find balance as Christians in their personal relationships with God, in their relationships within their community, and in their relationships with the world. Throughout their time growing and learning at ENC, students are encouraged to examine those relationships which will serve as the cornerstone for lifelong spiritual development.

Student Centered

For over 116 years, ENC has prepared students for lives of leadership and service through a liberal arts education. Today, students are educated for the 21st century through 41 majors, where a global perspective transcends academics. 95% of ENC graduates are employed or are in graduate school. ENC graduates’ salaries after attending are $11,500 higher than the national average – a true testament of the academic excellence to which ENC is firmly committed. Fueled by a passion for their subject areas, faculty members are active in publishing and research, are leaders in their fields and are continually focused on building society’s next generation of leaders. Our students have a wealth of opportunities outside the classroom including service projects, mission trips, discipleship groups, internships, extracurricular activities, social events and intercollegiate athletics.
We offer 15 NCAA Division III sports and compete in the New England Collegiate Conference.

Boston Centered

Nestled in an urban residential neighborhood minutes from downtown Boston, ENC’s campus, with its picturesque New England setting is a window to the world for each new generation of students. Recent internships have taken place at organizations such as UMASS Medical School, Boston Medical Center Growth and Development Lab, Boston’s Children Hospital, and Mass General Hospital, to name just a few. This success has lead ENC students on to graduate programs at Harvard Medical School, MIT, and Oxford. They have been part of music tours in the South Pacific, care for the sick in Uganda, work with the homeless in Boston, and with ecological conservation on the South Shore. In the tradition of educating with a global perspective, ENC generates endless opportunities for students to learn about the world around them. Whether it’s through cultural experiences in Boston, study abroad semesters, or international visiting scholars. Our students are continually invited to open their eyes to new experiences and expand their perspective.


What opportunities are waiting for you at ENC? Begin finding out by contacting one of our admissions counselors today!