Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase St, Purchase, United States
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Overview of Manhattanville College

About this school

Manhattanville is a private, liberal arts colleg founded in 1841. Its mission is to foster good human values, encourage respect for one's self and others, and produce graduates who, by virtue of their education and vision, are enabled to assist and improve the world. Manhattanville's 100-acre campus is located in Purchase, 25 miles from New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,725
    • Men:642 (37.2%)
    • Women:1,083 (62.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Manhattanville College 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 not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
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
2900 Purchase Street
City, State, Zip
Purchase, NY  10577-2132
Phone
(914) 323-5464
Fax
(914) 694-1732
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 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
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
December 20

Application Form


Common Application
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
-
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
82% of 3,841 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 2,408 applicants were admitted
Men
79% of 1,433 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
442 (14%) of 3,152 admitted students enrolled
Women
261 (13%) of 2,015 admitted students enrolled
Men
181 (16%) of 1,137 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.10
375 And Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
528 average |430-625 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
16%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
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
24 average |17-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
40%
• Score 18 - 23
42%
• Score 12 - 17
16%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $38,820 (69.7073083138804%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,520 (26.072903573352487%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (1.4365236128568863%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,550 (2.783264499910217%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Manhattanville College 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 November 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002760
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
367 (88.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
314 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
314 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
36 (11.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$28,326
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 261 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,852
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 314 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,377
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 314 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
91 (21.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,575

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,316 (80.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,220 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,219 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
143 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$28,326
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 960 (78.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,526
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 951 (78.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,082
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,191 (97.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
385 (23.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,648

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$33,850
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Previous College Experience, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,665

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


118

Part-Time Faculty


266

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


27%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 44% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

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
467,606

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
125
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


Manhattanville College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


48.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.6%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (48)


  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice and Law
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Enviornmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sports Studies
  • Theater

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Communication/journalism, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


Business administration, education

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Professional Studies, Master of Science, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (32)


  • Accounting
  • Art Education
  • Business Education
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Investment Management
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Music Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Urban Education
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


27,472

Nearest Metropolitan Area


100 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New York City

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
3 miles from campus in White Plains
Nearest Bus Station
4 miles from campus in White Plains
Nearest Train Station
4 miles from campus in New York

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


60% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


40%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
The Valiant
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Manhattanville College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, women's rugby, minds in motion (mimo), manhattanville dance ensemble (mde), latin fusion, touchstone newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,633

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,725
Women
1,083
Men
642

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.7% Asian
  • 10.0% Black/African-American
  • 27.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 50.3% White
  • 8.0% Unknown

International Students


7.0% from 47 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


957

Student Resources

Study resources