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Undergrad Profile


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.


Find yourself, your career—and discover your dreams
Students at Marymount Manhattan College (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 andadvanced disciplinary courses or pursue the Liberal Studies Program for a broad base of knowledge. In addition, all first-year students are placed in a New York City Seminar class taught by their faculty advisor. Small classes and seminars provide meaningful interaction between students and faculty, resulting in excellent references for internships, jobs, or graduate school. Career Services is also a resource for students to invest-igate different careers before grad-uation. By building their résuméswith hands-on experience, making corporate connections, and gaining college credit for their internships, students benefit from MMC’s dynamic New York City location.

At Marymount Manhattan College, a four-year, private coeducational college located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, students receive strong pre-professional training and a flexible liberal arts education, complementing what they have learned with anextensive internship program.

Founded in 1936 and independently chartered in 1961, the College has a warm, supportive atmosphere focused on the individual. MMC is recognized for its small classes, committed academic advisors, and an 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.

A growing reputation
Drawn to MMC’s strong academic tradition and the rich ethnic and cultural diversity that makes New York the most cosmopolitan of international cities, students attend MMC from 48 states and 61 countries around the world.

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.

Financing your education
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 possibly qualify for 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 NewYork City at its fingertips. Students are drawn to MMC for its strong academic reputation, outstanding faculty, and beautiful campus on the Upper East Side. The College recently completed a $37 million capital campaign and used a portion of these funds to enhance campus facilities. The Lowerre Family Terrace, a 5,000-sq. ft. outdoor space that connects the campus’ two main buildings, was added in fall 2008. The Commons, a student space for dining and hangingout, was added in fall 2009. In fall 2013, a new Faculty Center building was added that houses additional areas for faculty and students to interact. In summer 2015, MMC opened the doors to its newest residence hall, Cooper Square, located in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood.

 


 

AT A GLANCE

MMC AT A GLANCE
• 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 61 countries.

Majors
• Acting
• Art
• Art History
• Biology
• Biomedical Sciences
• Business
• Cinema, Television & Emerging Media
• Communication Arts
• Dance
• Digital Journalism
• Digital Media & Video Production
• English & World Literatures
• 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
• Pre-dental
• Pre-law
• Pre-medical
• Pre-veterinary
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
• Studio Art
• Theatre Arts


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