Manhattan College: The Facts
• Manhattan is one of 290 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’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 the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
• The School of Education is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
• The O’Malley School of Business is one of more than 800 business schools worldwide accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
• 18 alumni are members of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, an impressive number for an institution of Manhattan’s size.
• Manhattan College is included in the 2019 Military Times “Best Colleges for Vets” list.
• 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.
• Of the more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States, Manhattan is one of only 351 with Division I athletics.
• Manhattan is one of only 182 colleges founded in the United States before the Civil War that is still surviving.
• U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan 13th in the Best Regional Universities—North category of their 2018 “America’s Best Colleges” list. This is the 12th year in a row the College has placed in the regional top 20.
• U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan tied for seventh among 52 regional universities that are attractive colleges for veteran students.
• Brookings rates Manhattan ninth out of more than 7,000 two- and four-year schools in an analysis that examines how well schools prepare students for successful careers.
• In Money magazine’s annual rankings of the most transformative colleges in America, Manhattan College is #1.
• PayScale.com rates Manhattan in the top 4% nationwide on its 2018 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report.
• Forbes puts Manhattan among the top 100 Northeast colleges and the top 10 for Catholic colleges on its 2018 “Best Value Colleges” list.
Type of School: Founded in 1853; private, independent, coeducational Lasallian Catholic college
Size of Campus: 23 acres in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York
Number of Students: 3,664 undergraduate and 578 graduate students
Number of Faculty: 240 faculty members on staff; almost 95% with doctoral degrees
Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: More than 100 programs of study in Business, Education and Health, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Science; graduate degrees also offered in Business, Education, Engineering, and Science
Geographic Diversity: Undergraduate students from more than 44 states and territories and 60 foreign countries
Student Budget (Per Year):
• Tuition: $40,400, plus program fees
• Room and board: $16,870
Test Score Averages: SAT: 1100–1240, ACT: 22–26, TOEFL: 80 (minimum), IELTS: 6.0 (minimum)
Application Deadlines and Fees:
• Preferred filing date for fall admission: March 1
• Preferred filing date for spring admission: November 1
• Application fee: $75