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International Student Requirements

Our location in New York, America's most international city, combined with our family-like community and small campus make Manhattan College an ideal location for international students.

As an international student, you will feel welcome in our diverse student body and supported by our caring faculty and staff. Our Office of International Student and Scholar Services will assist with the visa process and help you get acclimated at Manhattan College. Beyond campus, there hundreds of ethnic enclaves through New York City, so no matter where you are from, you can likely find a taste of home within the city.

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  • Application Checklist

    International students must provide the following:

    Completed Application

    • Complete and sign the application for admission. Apply Now

    Application Fee

    • There is a $75 non-refundable application fee.

    Official Transcripts

    • Applicants must submit an official secondary/high school transcript indicating courses completed and grades.
    • Transfer students must submit official college transcript(s) from all previously attended colleges/universities.
    • For those educated outside of the U.S., international transcripts must be evaluated using a NACES credential evaluation service.

    Proof of English language ability

    • International students whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency by submitting official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores.
    • To find out about test dates, test center locations and how to apply for the test, visit the TOEFL or IELTS website.
    • If you do not have English proficiency but would still like to be considered for admission at Manhattan College, you can gain Conditional Admission. With Conditional Admission, you can first increase your English proficiency at the Manhattan College Intensive English Language Program (IELP) then move directly into undergraduate degree programs. While studying at the IELP, you can live on the Manhattan College campus and take English courses with other international students. Once you successfully complete IELP Level 006, you will make a seamless transition into your undergraduate program.
    • Proof of English proficiency with certificate from Doulingo English Test

    Copy of passport

    Bank statement and Affidavit or financial guarantee

  • Scholarships

    If you are an international student, you could be eligible for scholarships to help pay for the cost of your undergraduate education at Manhattan College.

    The amount of scholarship varies from $15,000 to $32,000 per academic year.

    Your eligibility for scholarships depends on your academic accomplishments, in addition to other factors.

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Meet International Students

Learn about some of the unique challenges international students face, and the resources to solve them at Manhattan College.


For any additional questions about applying for admission to Manhattan College as an international student or to reach an Admissions counselor, please email:

International Admissions Counselor

Debbi Damico
International Student Advisor