Money: Manhattan College No. 1 in Improving Students’ Economic Outcomes

The outlet noted Manhattan’s proven ability to change the lives of its students.

Students walking near O'Malley Library on campusManhattan College is atop the list in MONEY's annual ranking of the most transformative colleges in America.

MONEY’s rankings use a unique “value-add” analysis to identify which colleges do an exceptional job at helping students perform better than they would if they enrolled somewhere else.

What is the key to Manhattan College’s success? Deeply individualized attention to every student, according to faculty and staff. Manhattan College gets involved in students’ academic life early and stays engaged through graduation.

Manhattan College also utilizes its Center for Career Development, alumni network and location in New York City to its advantage to place students at competitive internships, research and job opportunities at companies such as American Express, Google, NBCUniversal, Tesla and IBM.

“I’ve been successful because Manhattan College has been so helpful and so resourceful,” says Angely Murillo ’21.

Read more about why MONEY chose Manhattan College as the most transformative college in the country.

By Pete McHugh