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Manhattan College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

4,117 Students

70% Admitted

  • 4,242 full time
  • 343 part time
  • 1,734 men full time
  • 1,666 women full time
  • 6,546 applied
  • 4,555 admitted
  • 842 enrolled

4,117 Undergraduates

$44,564 Tuition/Year

  • 410 Graduates
  • $44,564 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $17,380 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Jaspers and Lady Jaspers
School Colors: Kelly green and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • An Electrical Engineer
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  • manhattan college is well known for their engineering department, however the science department is in need of a makeover; some professors are hard to follow/understand, and there are few that…

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  • Emily from Waterbury, CT
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  • Manhattan College is a college with very friendly people. It offers lots of student activities therefore you can never be bored! And it is conveniently located next to the subway…

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  • Nicholas from Forest Hills, NY
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  • Manhattan College is a fairly small sized institution, with a welcoming environment. The largest class size is no more than thirty students, therefore you really develop a personal relationship with…

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  • Anna from NYC
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  • This school is honestly so great. You will make friends here within a few weeks. Classes keep you busy and there a plenty of clubs to join. …

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Mission Statement

Founded in 1853, Manhattan College offers an exceptional college education enriched by Lasallian Catholic values and access to New York City. Our celebrated faculty and 3,400 students are committed to the lifelong pursuit of academic excellence, career achievement, and reflection on values, ethics and principles. Students enjoy the benefits of a small college with close faculty interaction. With more than 40 majors and 20 graduate programs across five distinct schools, Manhattan College has big academic opportunities. Students take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to the real world through internships, service-learning projects and study abroad.

Access to New York City

The greatest city in the world is at the Manhattan College doorstep! The campus is in Riverdale, a quiet neighborhood in the Bronx, located 10 miles from the bustling streets of midtown Manhattan. Students enjoy the best of both worlds - a traditional college campus that's just a short

Manhattan College
  • Located in Riverdale, NY
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4,117 students enrolled
  • 70% admitted
  • $44,564 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Jackie from Mount Kisco, NY
  • I am a current student here

    Absolutely amazing school!!! Highly recommend to anyone who likes making connections with teachers rather than just being another name on the attendance sheet.

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  • 2
  • MC Student
  • I am a current student here

    Unfortunately, due to extreme weaknesses in administrative and policy-related aspects of the college, my experience here has been much less than enjoyable. It is extremely hard to find correct information about policies, and no one seems to know exactly what the real rules are. The policies that you do find out about are sometimes ridiculous. I've had terrible problems, especially, with guest policy and residence life. There seem to be unwritten rules about guest policy, that even the handbook, residence life, and student life meeting don't tell you. Also, the resident director I had to deal with during one guest problem was extremely unprofessional and unhelpful. The security is terrible and they only check IDs, seemingly, on a whim. Each security guard seems to have a different idea of how to handle guest passes and whether or not you have to show them your ID before entering the building. I have had a very high number of unnecessary and stressful situations to endure, already, this year. They have a lot of work to do in terms of determining regulations and establishing better school-wide communication.

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  • Gabrielle from Old Bethpage, NY
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful and the location is great. The best city in the world, New York City, is your backyard only a 30 min subway ride away. The activities on campus unfortunately aren't in surplus. Clubs are prevalent but not very extensive here. The food isn't the best!

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