Manhattan Christian College

1415 Anderson Ave, Manhattan, United States
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Overview of Manhattan Christian College

About this school

Manhattan Christian, founded in 1927, is a church-affiliated college. Its 16-acre campus is located in Manhattan, 60 miles from Topeka.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:327
    • Men:181 (55.4%)
    • Women:146 (44.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Manhattan Christian College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 11
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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1415 Anderson Avenue
City, State, Zip
Manhattan, KS  66502-4081
Phone
(785) 539-3571
Fax
(785) 539-0832
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 11
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
ACT of 18, SAT of 1290 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
60% of 162 applicants were admitted
Women
60% of 73 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 89 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
97 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

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
Sat Critical Reading
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
20-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Manhattan Christian College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001931
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
51 (96.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
43 (84.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
43 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
22 (51.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$16,727
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 40 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,521
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 43 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,880
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 43 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
10 (18.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
299 (80.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
270 (90.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
270 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
184 (68.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$12,278
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 183 (67.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,459
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 234 (86.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,040
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 188 (69.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
48 (12.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,201

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$16,572
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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
Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,293

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


24

Part-Time Faculty


10

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

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
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Manhattan Christian College provides speech disorders services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


75.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (9)


  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Only offers online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, forestry, nursing, social work, education with Kansas State University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


56,143

Nearest Metropolitan Area


10 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 84.2 average high in September
Rain
97 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
115 mile(s) from campus in Kansas City
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Manhattan
Nearest Train Station
48 mile(s) from campus in Topeka

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Manhattan Christian College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, campus planning committee, drama club, nursing home ministry

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


222

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
327
Women
146
Men
181

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.0% Asian
  • 1.9% Black/African-American
  • 4.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.5% White
  • 13.5% Unknown

International Students


4.9%

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources