Manhattan

Manhattan College

4513 Manhattan College Pkwy, New York City, United States
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  • Total Documents
    15
  • Class Notes
    14
  • Textbook Notes
    3
  • Study Guides
    4
  • Currently Enrolled
    46
  • Previously Enrolled
    74

Overview of Manhattan College (Manhattan)

About this school

Manhattan is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1853, it adopted coeducation in 1974. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Human Services, Engineering, and Science. Its 26-acre campus is located in the Riverdale section of New York City, 17 miles from Times Square.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,664
    • Men:2,029 Men (55.4%)
    • Women:1,635 Women (44.6%)

Location

Admission Information (Manhattan)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Manhattan 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
March 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4513 Manhattan College Parkway
City, State, Zip
Riverdale, NY 10471
Phone
(718) 862-7200
Fax
(718) 862-8019
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins April 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 1
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
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 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
67% of 8,313 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 4,477 applicants were admitted
Men
69% of 3,836 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
941 (17%) of 5,557 admitted students enrolled
Women
419 (14%) of 2,923 admitted students enrolled
Men
522 (20%) of 2,634 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
520-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
33%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
39%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
11%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
13%
• Score 24 - 29
56%
• Score 18 - 23
30%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Manhattan)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $42,087 (69.01%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,600 (25.58%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (1.97%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,100 (3.44%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Manhattan College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

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 or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002758
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
765 (94.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
725 (94.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
722 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$25,262
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 635 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,262
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 615 (85.2%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 550 (76.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
228 (28.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,963

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,997 (82.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,693 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,489 (92.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$25,262
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,246 (50.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,892
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,112 (84.9%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,533 (61.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
807 (22.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,585

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$39,443
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
17.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
5.0%

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
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Foreign Languages, Mathematics, Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


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

Academics & Instruction (Manhattan)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

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


240

Part-Time Faculty


196

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


53%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 43% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% 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


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 55% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% 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
638,572
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
450
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


Manhattan College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


89.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


59.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


70%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


72.0%

Programs & Majors (Manhattan)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (44)


  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nuclear and Industrial Radiologic Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Education

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, education

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (20)


  • Applied Mathematics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Counselor Education
  • Database Systems
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs

Campus Life (Manhattan)

Location & Geography

Population


48,049

Nearest Metropolitan Area


New York City

Campus Size


31 acres

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


67% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


33%

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 I
Mascot
-
School Colors
Kelly green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country running, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Manhattan College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, society of hispanic professional engineers, singers, student government, social life commission, manhattan college players (theater/drama group)

Sororities


33% of women participate

Fraternities


33% of men participate

ROTC


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

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,479

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,664
Women
1,635
Men
2,029

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.5% Asian
  • 5.1% Black/African-American
  • 22.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 56.3% White
  • 8.0% Unknown

International Students


2.8%

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


578

Student Resources (Manhattan)

Study resources