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There are several loan options to help you pay for the cost of attending Manhattan College.

Borrowing money for college can seem like an intimidating prospect. But remember, college is an invaluable investment in your future that will improve your career choices and success in the future.

Manhattan College is continually ranked as one of the best schools in the entire country for return on investment, meaning that our graduates are known for making top salaries. In fact, the latest Payscale ROI study rated Manhattan College’s 20-year net return on investment as $615,000, which is calculated as the difference between 20-year median pay for a bachelor’s degree graduate and 24-year median pay for a high school graduate minus the total four-year cost.

We’re invested in your future here at Manhattan College. We have resources available to help make sure that you understand not only how much you’re borrowing, from whom, and how to pay it back, but also how to manage your money responsibly so you can make good financial decisions now and in the future.
  • Federal Loans

    Federal student loans are aid that is offered to you by the U.S. government based on your family’s financial need. You apply for federal aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Incoming freshmen should file their FAFSA no later than February 15. The Manhattan College FAFSA code is 002758.

    Federal education loans must be repaid, with interest. In most cases (excluding Stafford Subsidized and Perkins loans), interest accrues from the date the funds are distributed to your account.

    Visit our Financial Aid Administration website to learn more about federal loan options available to students and parents. 

  • Private Loans

    As an undergraduate student, you and your family may also be eligible for private loans. These loans are offered through private banks and generally have higher interest rates, making them a more expensive option than federal loans.

    Visit our Financial Aid Administration website to learn more about private loan options available to students and parents.