Facts & Stats

  • Demographics
    • 54% men, 46% women
    • 31% minorities (20% Hispanic)
    • 33% first-generation students
    • 44 U.S. states and territories & 40 countries represented
  • Admitted Freshmen GPA & Test Scores
    • Average high school GPA: 87 - 93 (3.2 - 3.8)
    • Average SAT:
      • old format: 1015 - 1170 (critical reading and math sections combined)
      • new format: 1100 - 1240 (evidence-based reading and writing and math)
    • Average ACT: 22 - 26
  • 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

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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

    Accreditations

    Schools

    • 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

    Alumni

    • Notable alumni include:
      • James Patterson ’69, best-selling author
      • Raymond Kelly ’63, former commissioner of the New York City Polic Department
      • Rudy Giuliani ’65, former mayor of New York City
    • 18 alumni are members of the prestigious National Academy of Engineering

    Rankings

    • U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan 15th out of 138 in the Best Regional Universities (North) category of its 2016-17 Best Colleges list. This is the tenth year in a row the College has placed in the regional top 20.
    • U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan College as 8th among 52 regional universities that are attractive colleges for veteran students. 

Student Life:


Internships

  • 75% 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:

  • Value-Added Assessment

    Brookings
    Brookings Institute

    Brookings ranks Manhattan College 9th out of more than 7,000 two- and four-year schools in an analysis that examined how well schools prepare students for successful careers.

    Placed just ahead of Stanford, Manhattan ranks in the top ten with Cal Tech, Colgate, MIT, Rose-Hulman, Carleton College, Washington and Lee, SUNY Maritime and Clarkson.

  • Colleges That Add the Most Value

    Money magazine
    Money Magazine

    Money magazine ranked Manhattan College #3 on its list of the 50 colleges that add the most value, which evaluates quality of education, affordability and career outcomes. 

    Five years after graduation, Manhattan College alumni earn an average salary of $58,000, which is 32% higher than similar schools and more than $7,500 higher than the averages reported by graduates of nearby schools, such as New York University and Fordham. 

  • College Return on Investment Report

    Payscale
    Payscale

    In PayScale’s annual College Return on Investment report, Manhattan College ranked 28th among private colleges and universities and 57th among the 1,833 institutions surveyed throughout the United States, placing the College within the top 4% of all institutions in return on investment.

  • Best Value Colleges: 300 Schools Worth the Investment

    Forbes
    Forbes

    Manhattan College ranks among the top 15 Catholic colleges in the United States on Forbes’ list of Best Value Colleges 2017: The 300 Schools Worth the Investment.

    Manhattan College is among the top 100 schools in the Northeast region, and placed at #160 nationwide.