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Facts & Stats

  • Demographics
    • 56% men, 44% women
    • 37% minorities (25% Hispanic)
    • 36% first-generation students
    • 44 U.S. states and territories & more than 60 countries represented
  • Admitted Freshmen GPA
    • Average high school GPA: 87 - 93 (3.2 - 3.8)
  • Cost & Aid
    • Tuition & Fees: $39,965*
    • Tuition & Fees + Housing: $55,545
    • 94% of students receive financial aid
    • 48% of students receive merit-based aid

    *Fees vary by school


What's a Jasper?

Our unique team name comes from Brother Jasper of Mary, FSC, who served as the prefect of discipline in the 19th century. Br. Jasper brought the then little-known sport of baseball to Manhattan College, served as the team’s first coach and is credited in the Baseball Hall of Fame for creating the 7th inning stretch. Read a Wall Street Journal article about the origins of the Jasper nickname.

  • Academics

    Carnegie Classification

    Master's Colleges & Universities



    • Business
    • Continuing & Professional Studies
    • Education & Health
    • Engineering
    • Liberal Arts
    • Science

    Popular Majors

    • Civil engineering
    • Communication
    • Finance
    • Childhood Education
    • Biology

    Pre-Professional Programs

    • Pre-dental
    • Pre-law
    • Pre-medical
    • Pre-physical therapy
    • Pre-veterinary

    Accelerated Master's Programs

    • Business
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Science
  • Campus
    • 23 acres in size
    • 2 campus areas connected by a student commons building
    • Located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx
    • 10 miles from midtown Manhattan
  • Marks of Distinction

    Honor Societies

    • 1 of 286 institutions in the United States with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honor society
    • 5 distinguished national honor societies — Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Kappa Delta Pi, Tau Beta Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma


    Notable alumni include:

    • John Banks III ’85
      President Emeritus, Real Estate Board of New York
    • Raymond Kelly ’63
      Former Commissioner of the New York City Police Department
    • Noreen Krall ’87, J.D.
      Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel, Apple, Inc. 
    • Lynn Martin ’98
      President, Fixed Income and Data Services, Intercontinental Exchange
    • John McAvoy ’80
      Chairman of the Board of Directors and Former President and CEO, Consolidated Edison, Inc.
    • Eileen Murray ’80
      Chairperson, Board of Governors, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and Former Co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, LP 
    • James Patterson 69
      Best-selling author
    • Stephen Squeri, ’81, ’86 (MBA) 
      Chairman and CEO, American Express  

    18 alumni are members of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering.


    • U.S. News & World Report included Manhattan in the Best Regional Universities (North) category of its 2021 Best Colleges list. 
    • Manhattan College is the 13th ranked institution among regional universities in the North, according to U.S. News & World Report. It is the fifth consecutive year that Manhattan College has been ranked in the top 15 of that category, and the 14th consecutive year that it has placed in the top 20.

Student Life:


  • 72% of students participate in an internship or field-based experience
  • Companies include Google, NBC Universal, KPMG, Fox News, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tesla, Met Life, Donna Karan, Con Edison and IBM
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Value & ROI Rankings:

  • Colleges That Add the Most Value

    Money magazine
    Money Magazine

    MONEY listed Manhattan College among the top 10 most transformative colleges in the U.S., highlighting our ability to connect students with well paying jobs after graduation. 

    Manhattan College students have a $16,200 earnings premium over their peers after graduating. Money says that the College’s “Bronx location helps students snag internships and jobs in New York City, which likely helps explain that its average alumni salaries are also above average.”

  • Best Colleges in the North

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    U.S. News and World Report

    The College ranks among the top ten best colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and for veterans by U.S. News and World ReportFaculty and veterans programs were also recognized by U.S. News. 

    Additionally, the School of Engineering was ranked among the top 50 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation that do not offer a doctorate, 

  • Forbes 300 Best Value Colleges


    Manhattan College is included Forbes’ list of Best Value Colleges

    The annual ranking from Forbes compared data on 645 colleges and universities across the country, and scored in the following six areas: quality, net price, net debt, alumni earnings, timely graduation and access for low-income students.