Manhattan College

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Manhattan College is an independent, private Lasallian Catholic institution of higher learning that embraces qualified men and women of all faiths, races, and ethnic backgrounds, whether they are starting straight from their undergraduate studies or coming back to enhance their credentials. 

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Marks of Distinction

• Programs in the School of Education and Health are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (formerly TEAC, now CAEP).

• The School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), an achievement only obtained by approximately 700 schools worldwide.

• 18 alumni are members of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering—an impressive number for an institution of Manhattan’s size.

• 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 15th out of 138 in the Best Regional Universities—North category of its 2016–2017 “America’s Best Colleges” list, the 10th year in a row the College has placed in the regional top 20.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan eighth among 52 regional universities that are attractive colleges for veteran students.

• Manhattan is ranked in the top 1% of colleges and universities for providing graduates a high return on investment, according to Affordable Colleges Online.

Money magazine’s 2015 list of “Best Colleges” ranks Manhattan as the top Catholic college in the country and 41st among 736 schools nationwide. Manhattan received a value-added grade of A.

Manhattan College
At A Glance

Type of School: Private, independent, coeducational Lasallian Catholic college

Size of Campus: 22 acres in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York

Number of Students: 3,637 undergraduate and 577 graduate students 

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

Graduate Programs and Degrees:
Business: Complete two degrees in five years through the Bachelor of Business/Master of Business Administration program at Manhattan College. There is also a stand-alone, 36-credit MBA option available as well as a Bridge Program for non-Business undergraduate students. 

Continuing and Professional Studies: The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership provides working professionals with the skills essential for successful leadership in a variety of sectors, such as corporate, public, and nonprofit environments. The program is offered in both a hybrid and fully online format.

Education and Health: Receive a degree, advanced certificate, or certificate from the School of Education and Health with a focus in Counseling, Educational Technology, School Building Leadership, or Special Education.

Engineering: Take your engineering expertise to the next level with one of our graduate programs in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Math and Science: The Master of Science in Mathematics is designed for future secondary math teachers, while the Master of Science in Applied Mathematics—Data Analytics prepares students to work in business, industry, and government. A Master of Science in Computer Science program launched in fall 2018.

• Business: $1,120 per credit

• Continuing and Professional Studies: $870 per credit

• Education and Health: $950 per credit

• Engineering: $1,090 per credit

• Science: $1,090 per credit

• Undergraduate Prerequisite Courses: $1,010 per credit

Established in 1853, the College was founded upon the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan combines intellectual excellence with a strong emphasis on personal and moral growth. This winning combination attracts students from across the United States and around the world. 

Manhattan College takes advantage of its New York location and understands that graduate students need flexibility, quality, and alumni networking opportunities. The graduate programs offer small classes and have program directors who are leadersin their fields. The flexible programsinclude mostly evening and some weekend classes.

The graduate division offers programs leading to master’s degrees through the Schools of Business, Education and Health, Engineering, Science, and Continuing and Professional Studies. In fall 2011, the College launched an MBA program forqualified Manhattan undergraduate students. In 2015, the MBA program opened its doors to external candidates looking to pursue the program. The MBA offers a Bridge Program to non-Business degree students to helpthem fulfill the prerequisites of the MBA program. Please visit for more details.

The School of Education and Health is committed to the missionof Manhattan College to provide a contemporary, student-centered education that embodies the Lasallian traditions of scholarship, excellence in teaching, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice. The additional goal of the graduate programsis to prepare self-directed, reflective, scholarly professionals dedicated to the highest standards for themselves and those they serve. Professionals are prepared in the fields of counseling, school leadership, special education, and instructional design and delivery.

Engineering graduate programs meet the academic and professional needsof those who are already engaged in engineering or those who, having completed their undergraduate degrees, desire to enter immediately into advanced study. The Engineering graduate programs are intended to prepareprofessionals for advanced-level technical and administrative positions or admission to doctoral programs at other institutions.

Manhattan College offers three master’s programs within its School of Science. The MS in Mathematics is designed for those who aspire to become secondary math teachers. The MS in Applied Mathematics—Data Analytics prepares students for careers in business, industry, and government. We launched our MS in Computer Science program in fall 2018.

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program is designed to provide working professionals with the knowledge and skills essential for successful leadership in a variety of sectors. The 33-credit accelerated program focuses on the synthesis of theory and practice of leading organizations indiverse settings, including corporate, public, and nonprofit environments.The program’s framework affords students the opportunity to develop the conceptual tools necessary for leading effectiveness efforts. It takes 16–20months to complete and each course is seven weeks long. Classes meet once a week for four hours with supplementary work online. In addition to a hybrid format, the MS in Organizational Leadership is also offered fully online.

The tight-knit College community comprises 4,214 students. With a 12:1 student-faculty ratio, our professors know students personally and care about their success. The majority of students live on our traditional campus, which is just a subway ride from the city center. Many students also take advantage of the College’s New York City location and intern at some of the world’s leading companies.

Beginning made easy
Manhattan College’s rolling admission process and flexible programs allow students to begin their graduate studies at three times during the year.

To learn more about ManhattanCollege and how to begin a graduate program before the next semester,visit, call 718-862-8200, or email

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24 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Chemical Engineering                
Civil Engineering                
Counseling & Therapy                
Educational Leadership                
Educational Technology                
Electrical Engineering                
Environmental Engineering                
Evening MBA Programs                
General MBA              
MBA - Accounting              
MBA - Engineering                
Mechanical Engineering                
Organizational Studies & Leadership                
School Counseling                
Special Education                
TESOL Education                
Teacher Certification                
Teaching Foreign Language                


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Student Body

446 students

188 full-time

258 part-time




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