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.
Value Added College Assessment
Brookings Institution Beyond College Rankings
New data and analysis of two- and four-year schools released by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program highlighted how well Manhattan College prepares students for successful careers.
College Education Value Compared
Payscale 2015 Return on Investment Survey
Manhattan College placed 33rd among more than 1,200 U.S. colleges and universities on the Payscale.com 2015 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report, which demonstrates the long-term professional success of Manhattan graduates. The College is the No. 2 religiously affiliated school in the report and the No. 3 school in New York State.
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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 2014-2015
Manhattan College was ranked 22nd out of 997 colleges in the United States with the best salary potential for graduates in the 2014–2015 Payscale College Salary Report when looking at all alumni (bachelor's and master's degrees). Manhattan College graduates earn more than graduates from other universities such as Georgetown University (ranked 35), Dartmouth University (ranked 31), and Notre Dame (ranked 37).
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 2014–2015
U.S. News & World Report ranked Manhattan College as the No. 18 regional university in the north. This is the eighth 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. 47 nationally among the Best in Undergraduate Engineering category, which evaluates engineering schools that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
America's Top Colleges
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.