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Founded in 1853, Manhattan College offers an exceptional college education that is enriched by Lasallian Catholic values.

Founded in 1853, Manhattan College offers an exceptional college education that is enriched by Lasallian Catholic values. Our celebrated faculty, small classes, and exciting internships prepare our students for a lifetime of achievement in a suburban campus that is located only minutes from midtown Manhattan.

Manhattan College offers more than 40 majors within six schools: liberal arts, business, education and health, engineering, science, and continuing and professional studies. A student-faculty ratio of approximately 12:1 allows our students to receive individual attention and support from distinguished faculty who are renowned in their fields. Coupled with our small class sizes, our students thrive in a tailored learning environment that promotes personal and professional achievement that lasts a lifetime.

Today our graduates include top corporate executives, internationally known engineers and scientists, and leading educators, journalists, and lawyers. Notable alumni include former mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani ’65, bestselling author James Patterson ’69, and Eileen Murray ’80, Co-chief Executive Officer and a member of the management committee at Bridgewater Associates CP.

New York City: Manhattan College’s classroom
Just minutes from midtown Manhattan, the College provides easy access to New York City, known around the world as the center for commerce and the arts. Manhattan College Jaspers enjoy the special advantages the College has to offer, including a strong network that links students and alumni to each other through our extensive internship and mentorship programs.

Internships open doors
The Manhattan College Internship program is an excellent way to extend classroom learning and explore a career interest. Internships offer an opportunity to gain professional experience and contacts that can help you stand out in your job search. In today’s competitive job market, a degree alone is not enough to secure desired employment. Having hands-on, applicable experience is invaluable.

Marks of Distinction
• Manhattan College is one of 283 institutions in the United States with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most widely known academic honor society.
• All three of Manhattan College’s professional schools—business, education and health, and engineering—are nationally accredited.
• The undergraduate engineering programs—chemical, civil, computer, electrical, and mechanical—are accredited by ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
• The School of Education is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
• The School of Business is one of 711 institutions throughout the world accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
• Seventeen alumni are members of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, an impressive number for an institution of Manhattan College’s size.
• Manhattan College placed 24th out of 1,016 colleges and universities in the College Education Value Compared Payscale Return on Investment Survey.
• Manhattan is one of a few American colleges to have chapters of all five of these national honor societies: Beta Gamma Sigma, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, and Tau Beta Pi.
• The College’s School of Engineering was ranked #45 nationally among the Best in Undergraduate Engineering category, which evaluates engineering schools that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
• U.S.News & World Report ranks Manhattan College as the #17 regional university in the North. This is the sixth year in a row that the College has placed in the regional top 20 in the annual “America’s Best Colleges” survey.
• Of more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States, Manhattan is one of only 251 with Division I athletics.
• Manhattan is one of only 182 colleges founded in the United States before the Civil War that is still surviving.




Nestled in Riverdale, a tree-lined suburban community in New York City, New York, Manhattan College offers
students an intimate residential campus that is located only minutes from midtown Manhattan. Academic excellence is emphasized at Manhattan College, a private, independent, coeducational Catholic institution of higher education in the Lasallian tradition founded more than 160 years ago.


Type of College: Founded in 1853, Manhattan College is a private, independent, coeducational Lasallian Catholic college.

Size of Campus: 23 acres in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York

Number of Students: 3,195 undergraduates and 480 graduate students

Number of Faculty: 219 faculty members on staff; 93% with doctoral degrees

Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: More than 40 major fields of study in the programs of liberal arts, business, education and health, engineering, and science; graduate degrees also offered in education, engineering, and business

Geographic Diversity: Undergraduate students from more than 32 states and 37 foreign countries

International Student Services: The mission of the office of the International Student Advisor is to provide the highest quality services to the international community at Manhattan College and to serve as an international education resource to the entire college community.

International Student Budget: (per year)
Tuition     $37,800*
Room and Board    $13,740
Total    $51,540
* Plus program fees

Financial Aid: Manhattan College provides the maximum financial aid available to qualified students to make their attendance at Manhattan financially possible.

Test Score Requirements: SAT 1015–1170, ACT 22–26, TOEFL 550 (paper-based) or 210 (computer-based)

Application Deadlines and Fees:
• Preferred filing date for fall admission: March 1
• Preferred filing date for spring admission: November 1
• Application fee: $75