Manchester University

604 E College Ave, North Manchester, United States
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Overview of Manchester University

About this school

Manchester, founded in 1889, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 124-acre campus is located one mile from downtown North Manchester, 35 miles west of Fort Wayne.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,262
    • Men:612 Men (48.5%)
    • Women:650 Women (51.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Manchester University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
3
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
1
2
History
1
2
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
604 East College Avenue
City, State, Zip
North Manchester, IN 46962-1225
Phone
(260) 982-5055
Fax
(260) 982-5043
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Rank in upper 50% of high school class required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 4,115 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 2,278 applicants were admitted
Men
57% of 1,837 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
457 (18%) of 2,541 admitted students enrolled
Women
218 (15%) of 1,485 admitted students enrolled
Men
239 (23%) of 1,056 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.38
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-30 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
29%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
20%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $32,758 (73.08%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,580 (21.37%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (2.23%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,488 (3.32%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Manchester University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001820
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
378 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
353 (93.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
353 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
77 (21.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$31,221
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 353 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,868
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 307 (87.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,236
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 77 (21.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
25 (6.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,558

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,132 (93.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,043 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,041 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
127 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$30,161
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,041 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,312
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 902 (86.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,425
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 127 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
67 (5.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,676

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,920
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Parents of Current Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


76

Part-Time Faculty


36

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


59%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 18% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 62% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
226
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Manchester University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


63.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


46.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (80)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Pharmacy

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Genomic Sciences

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


6,012

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


125 acres

Weather


Temperature
15.3 average low in January, 80.9 average high in September
Rain
132 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Warsaw
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Warsaw

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


73% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


27%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Manchester University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, college of business club, manchester university athletic training club, fellowship of christian athletes, student education association, pre-professionals of science club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,244

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,262
Women
650
Men
612

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.5% Asian
  • 7.6% Black/African-American
  • 6.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 76.6% White
  • 3.4% Unknown

International Students


3.6% from 19 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


310

Student Resources

Study resources