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.
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.
73% 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
Additionally, the School of Engineering was ranked among the top 50 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation that do not offer a doctorate,
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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.”
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The Princeton Review
Manhattan College earned the distinction of being one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates, and one of the best colleges in the Northeast, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles and recommends Manhattan College in the 2022 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 387 Colleges. Students cited the college’s proximity to NYC, its tight-knit, diverse community, and overall welcoming atmosphere.