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National honor society for liberal arts
Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. Since its founding, 17 U.S. Presidents, 39 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, and more than 130 Nobel Laureates have been inducted as members. Phi Beta Kappa seeks to:
Additionally, Phi Beta Kappa offers members quarterly publications and monthly newsletters, which provide perspectives on public affairs, literature, science, history, culture, and career development.
The Manhattan College chapter, The Upsilon of New York, was established in 1971. We are one of only 290 schools in the nation to have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter.
To be considered for admission into Phi Beta Kappa, undergraduates must have: