National Rankings 

Manhattan College consistently ranks highly among national surveys that assess return on investment and graduate salaries. Additionally, the College is highly ranked in the annual college surveys done by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.

College Education Value Compared

Payscale 2014 Return on Investment Survey

Manhattan College placed 15th among more than 900 U.S. colleges and universities on the Payscale.com 2014 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report, which demonstrates the long-term professional success of Manhattan graduates.  The College was the No. 1 religiously affiliated school in the report. 

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Money Magazine's 2014 Best Colleges List

In its inaugural Best Colleges list, Money magazine ranked Manhattan College 40th overall out of 665 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S., evaluating quality of education, affordability and career outcomes.

In addition, Manhattan placed sixth in the “25 best colleges that add most value” category, which factors in the percentage of students who complete college as well as the average alumni salary. 

Private Colleges with Million-Dollar Return on Investment

Affordable Colleges Online 2013 Survey

Manhattan College is ranked 20th among private institutions across the country that offer graduates a return on investment of $1 million or greater. Manhattan College’s 30-year net ROI is $1,216,000, which was obtained by calculating the estimated 30-year earnings of graduates minus the expected earnings without a degree and four years of tuition and fees.

Best Colleges in the U.S. By Salary Potential

Payscale College Salary Report 2013-2014

Manhattan College was ranked 24th out of 1,016 colleges in the United States with the best salary potential in the 2013–2014 Payscale College Salary Report. Manhattan College graduates earn more than graduates from other universities such as Georgetown University (ranked 41), Dartmouth University (ranked 44), and Columbia (ranked 54).

The report demonstrated how the median salary of Manhattan College alumni nearly doubled from entry level to mid-career. 

America’s Best Colleges: North Region

U.S. News & World Report 2013–2014

U.S. News & World Report ranked Manhattan College as the No. 17 regional university in the north.  This is the sixth year in a row that the College has placed in the regional top 20 in the annual America’s Best Colleges survey. 

The College’s School of Engineering was also ranked No. 45 nationally among the Best in Undergraduate Engineering category, which evaluates engineering schools that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

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Forbes 2013

Manhattan College was featured for the fourth year in a row as one of America's 650 Top Colleges by Forbes in the 2013 ranking.