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Rankings and Ratings

image of female professor hovered over student looking at screenManhattan College consistently ranks among the nation’s top colleges and universities in terms of academic quality, return on investment, value of degrees earned and graduates’ income.

Job placement and retention rates also testify to student success.

Highlights Include:

  • In MONEY magazine’s 2018 “Best Colleges for Your Money,” Manhattan ranks 6th among America’s “most transformative colleges.” Exclusive value-added scores measured graduation rates, earnings and student loan repayment. MONEY calculated Manhattan graduates’ average early career earnings at $60,700 and an earnings premium of $13,300 above peer institutions. 
  • A 2018 PayScale study places Manhattan in the top 4 percent of U.S. colleges and universities in ROI (return on investment) — 73rd overall and 35th among private institutions. The study weighed a 20-year net return on investment and the total average four-year cost of attendance.
  • For the third year, Manhattan ranks among the top 100 colleges and universities in the Northeast and the top 10 Catholic schools in Forbes’ “Best Value Colleges 2018: 300 Schools Worth the Investment.”
  • In its 2019 edition of “America’s Best Colleges,” U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan among the top 15 regional universities in the North. This is the College’s second consecutive year at No. 15, continuing 12 years among the region’s top 20 schools.
  • The 2019 edition also ranks the School of Engineering among the best of its kind in the nation — 35th among undergraduate institutions that award master’s degrees. And for the second year, Manhattan ranks 6th in the region as a top school for student veterans.