Tuition & Fees

There's no question that a college education is a significant investment. However, unlike many other colleges and universities with comparable tuition rates, Manhattan College is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the nation for offering a high return on investment. The investment you make in your education at Manhattan College will pay you back in the form of higher salaries and greater opportunities over the course of your career.

In addition to the scholarships, need-based grants and loans that are available to you as an undergraduate, we also offer several different ways to pay your tuition, including a 10-month payment plan that to allows students and families to pay the out-of-pocket cost interest-free from July 1 to April 1.

Cost of Attendance

Manhattan College has a full cost of attendance budget that includes tuition, fees, room and board, books, transportation and personal/miscellaneous expenses. You are only billed for tuition and fees, plus room and board if you live on campus, but the other expenses are calculated into the total expense budget for the purpose of establishing need and awarding financial aid.

View the charts below, or download this direct and indirect costs worksheet for a snapshot view of what your total costs will be depending on which school your major is in and whether you live on campus or commute. 

  • Living On Campus

    The following is the estimated total cost of attendance for new students entering for academic year 2016-17 who live on campus.

    Tuition $36,900
    Program fee* $1,784
    Room and board $15,010
    Health services fee $150
    Information services fee $650
    Student activity fee $520
    Matriculation fee $335
    Orientation fee $300
    Dorm damage deposit $300
    Books and supplies** $1,200
    Miscellaneous living expenses** $1,200
    Transportation** $600
    TOTAL COST $58,649

    **Books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses are not directly billed by Manhattan College but you may borrow loans or use work-study to cover these estimated expenses.

    *The program fee amount listed above is an average. The exact program fee is determined by school of enrollment: 

    • Business: $1,640
    • Education and Health: $1,380
    • Engineering: $2,760
    • Liberal Arts: $1,380
    • Science: $1,760
  • Commuting

    The following is the estimated total cost of attendance for new students entering for academic year 2016-17 who live off campus.

    Tuition $36,900
    Program fee* $1,780
    Health services fee $150
    Information services fee $380
    Student activity fee $520
    Matriculation fee $335
    Orientation fee $300
    Books** $1,200
    Miscellaneous living expenses** $1,200
    Transportation** $1,100
    Room and board allowance** $2,000
    TOTAL COST $45,865

    **Books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses are not directly billed by Manhattan College but you may borrow loans or use work-study to cover these estimated expenses.

    *The program fee amount listed above is an average. The exact program fee is determined by school of enrollment: 

    • Business: $1,640
    • Education and Health: $1,380
    • Engineering: $2,760
    • Liberal Arts: $1,380
    • Science: $1,760