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The city is your campus. New York City has a world of opportunities for learning, growth, and exploration. An international center for business, communications, and the arts, New York is the premier place to study and learn because of all the resources the city has to offer, the exciting internship possibilities, the dynamic classroom work provided by Marymount Manhattan College, and more.

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is a private, four-year, coeducational, nonsectarian college located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that offers outstanding programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communications and media arts, and the performing arts. 

Founded in 1936 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary as an urban extension of Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York, the College became independent in 1961 and coeducational and nonsectarian in 1971. It currently enrolls approximately 2,000 full- and part-time students.

MMC is recognized for its small classes, personalized academic offerings, committed academic advisors, and outstanding faculty. With 27 major fields of study and more than 40 minors and pre-professional programs to choose from, students at MMC are prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century. They gain the practical skills of communicating ideas, solving problems, and seeing broader points of view that are essential in successfully navigating an ever-changing and increasingly demanding work environment.

Students at MMC can tailor their bachelor’s degrees to find the programs that are right for them. If students have several different interests and skills, they are encouraged to sample from a wide variety of discipline-based foundation courses and advanced disciplinary courses or pursue the Liberal Studies Programs for a broad base of knowledge. All students are assigned a faculty advisor for individual guidance in degree planning, graduate school preparation, and career options.

Your career begins on day one at Marymount Manhattan College
At MMC “college” and “career” go hand in hand. The College’s urban location means that students are never more than a few steps or subway stops from Wall Street, Broadway, Museum Mile, the United Nations, major TV networks, and everything else the city has to offer.

CityEdge, MMC’s unique four-year college-to-career program, gives every student a personalized liberal arts education combined with exciting career development opportunities in the heart of New York City. A city-infused curriculum, research opportunities, internships, community engagement experiences, and career mentorship are just a few of the advantages students receive from the CityEdge program.

Financing your education
Students always comment on the strength of MMC’s scholarship programs. With approximately 85% of the student body receiving some form of financial aid, MMC awards scholarships using a variety of criteria, including academic achievement and demonstrated leadership. All students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see the government grants, loans, and other MMC monies for which they may be eligible. MMC has a priority deadline of March 15 for fall entrants and December 15 for spring entrants.

The best of both worlds
MMC is comprised of nearly 2,000 students in a city of nine million people. The College offers small classes and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio while having all the resources of New York City at its fingertips. Students are drawn to MMC for its strong academic reputation, outstanding faculty, and beautiful campus on the Upper East Side. In August 2015, MMC opened the doors to its newest residence hall, Cooper Square, located in the bustling East Village neighborhood. The Cooper Square residence hall is a short subway ride to MMC’s main campus and a quick walk to iconic theatres and performance spaces, great restaurants, and rich cultural attractions. Amenities include a fitness center, a student lounge, a bicycle storage room, and a beautiful wrap-around terrace.
Also in the summer of 2015, MMC’s
Division of Communication and Media Arts underwent a major makeover, designing and installing a complete state-of-the-art Digital Media Production Studio. The studio is equipped with a TV control room, a TV studio, and an audio recording facility. The new media spaces mirror those found in national news production studios, offering students significant experiential learning opportunities. 

Experience MMC firsthand
You are invited to sit in on a class, tour the campus and facilities, and speak to current students. Everyone is encouraged to visit MMC to experience firsthand the advantages of a small, personal liberal arts college within New York City.

Transfer to MMC
Marymount Manhattan College is very generous with awarding transfer credits, and we accept transfer students for admission in fall, spring, and summer sessions. A maximum of 90 credits will be awarded for course work completed with a grade of C- or higher that corresponds to the MMC curriculum. Departmental faculty will review requests to transfer internships and independent study credit on a case-by-case basis. Marymount Manhattan College typically awards a maximum of 60 credits in transfer for course work completed at regionally accredited two-year colleges. Transfer articulation agreements exist or are in progress between Marymount Manhattan College and a wide range of institutions in the New York metropolitan region. For further information, please contact the Office of Admissions.




• Approximately 85% of students receive financial assistance.
• Classes are small, with an 11:1 student-faculty ratio.
• MMC provides residential facilities for more than 775 students.
• Academic support services are designed to help each and every student succeed.
• In a student body of nearly 2,000, our students come from 48 states and 50 countries.

• Acting
• Art
• Art History
• Biology
• Biomedical Sciences
• Business
• Cinema, Television & Emerging Media
• Communication Arts
• Dance
• Digital Media & Video Production
• Digital Journalism
• English & World 

• Entrepreneurship
• Environmental Studies
• Finance
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• International Business
• International Studies
• Management
• Marketing
• Philosophy & Religious Studies
• Politics & Human Rights
• Psychology
• Public Relations & Strategic Communication
• Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
• Theatre Arts

Minors and Pre-professional Programs
• Accounting
• Art History
• Art Therapy
• Arts for Communities
• Arts Management
• Asian Studies
• Biology
• Business Management
• Chemistry
• Creative Writing
• Dance
• Drama Therapy
• Economics
• English & World Literatures
• Environmental Studies
• Fashion Studies
• Forensic Psychology
• Gender & Sexuality Studies
• Graphic Design
• History
• International Studies
• Journalism
• Justice Studies
• Language Sciences
• Music
• Musical Theatre
• Neuroscience
• Philosophy
• Photography
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Pre-dental
• Pre-law
• Pre-medical
• Pre-veterinary
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
• Studio Art
• Theatre Arts