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Rankings & Recognition

  1. Fall Campus

    Manhattan College’s Society of Physics Students Wins Outstanding Chapter Award

    The chapter's accomplishments and activities during the 2022-2023 academic year led to the  coveted recognition.    

  2. George Giakos

    Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Selected as One of the World’s Top Industry Scientists by International Artificial Intelligence Alliance

    George K. Giakos, Ph.D., was chosen for his research and contributions in the field of artificial intelligence. 

  3. Kelly Marin

    Kelly Marin, Ph.D, Recognized as a Distinguished Lasallian Educator for 2023

    The Manhattan College interim associate provost was chosen for demonstrating the Lasallian characteristics of empathy, wisdom, honesty and humility.    

  4. Judith Plaskow

    Pioneering Jewish Feminist Theologian Judith Plaskow Inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame

    The  professor emerita of religious studies spent more than three decades teaching at Manhattan College.    

  5. James Patterson

    Manhattan College Honors Rising Stars with James Patterson ’69 Scholarships

     The best-selling author continues his legacy of philanthropy and support for students.    

  6. Karen Vahey

    Manhattan College Appoints Karen Vahey as Vice President for Enrollment Management

    Vahey brings more than 25 years of experience beginning her tenure on December 1.     

  7. Dean Marcy Kelly

    Manhattan College Names Marcy Kelly, Ph.D., Dean of the New Kakos School of Arts and Sciences

     Kelly joined Manhattan College in 2022 as dean of the Kakos School of Science.    

  8. Brother Thomas Zoppo

    Manhattan College Selects Two New Members for its Board of Trustees

    Brother Dennis Lee, FSC, and Brother Thomas Zoppo ’85 (M.S.), FSC, bring decades of experience in higher education to the Board.     

  9. Fall Campus

    Manhattan College Mathematics Professor Wins 2024 American Mathematical Society Award for Distinguished Public Service

    Angel Pineda, Ph.D., was chosen for his tireless work supporting mathematicians in resource- poor environments throughout the world.     

  10. Fall Campus

    Manhattan College Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Announced

    Six individuals and one team will be honored on November 11.    

  11. Fall Campus

    Manhattan College Ranked in the Top 2% on Payscale College Salary Report

    The average alumni, mid-career salary of $152,400 is 12% higher than in the 2021-2022 report.    

  12. Angel Pineda

    Mathematics Professor Awarded a $434,000 Grant from the National Institutes of Health

    This is a renewal of Angel Pineda’s current grant continuing his research into MRI effectiveness and efficiency.    

  13. UN Sustainable Goals

    Manhattan College Professor Pamela Chasek Among International Researchers Calling for Major Reforms of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    The political science professor is a co-author of an article published on September 15 in the journal Science.      

  14. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Ranks 13th among Regional Universities in the North on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges and Universities List

    The College’s rankings rose in all categories including social mobility, student veterans and undergraduate engineering, business and teaching.    

  15. Fall Campus

    Forbes Ranks Manhattan College as One of the Best U.S. Colleges in 2023

    The College’s median 10-year alumni salary topped $148,000.    

  16. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Ranks Fifth For Earnings Performance of its Graduates in Washington Monthly’s College Rankings

    The College is also ranked in the top 30 among all Master’s Colleges and Universities in the country.    

  17. Wyatt Madej

    Manhattan College Systems Administrator Receives First Charlie Bender Scholarship

    The scholarship will help Wyatt Madej ’21, ’24 (MBA) further his education in supporting research computing systems and advanced cyberstructure.    

  18. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Recognized as One of the Top Colleges in the Country by The Princeton Review

    For the eighth consecutive year, Manhattan has been ranked as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates and best colleges in the Northeast region.    

  19. Parisa Saboori

    Mechanical Engineering Professor Receives Outstanding Student Section Advisor Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

    Parisa Saboori has provided guidance and support to the Manhattan College ASME student section for six years.     

  20. Manhattan College Campus

    Money Selects Manhattan College as One of the Best Schools in the Northeast

    The personal finance digital publication ranks Manhattan in its top tier of private institutions and Catholic colleges in the region.    

  21. Women's Basketball Team

    Manhattan College Women's Basketball Earns Top 25 Academic Honors from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)

    The recognition shows that the Jaspers are a force to be reckoned with both on the court and in the classroom.    

  22. James Perrino

    James J. Perrino Appointed Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer at Manhattan College

    The building attained gold certification in operations and maintenance.    

  23. Shelley Johnson

    Shelley Johnson Appointed as Dean of the School of Health Professions

    Johnson comes to Manhattan College from Florida A&M University, where she served as dean of the College of Nursing.     

  24. Winston Peters

    Program Director of Manhattan College’s Entrepreneurship Center Appointed to the Bronx Economic Development Corporation

    Winston Peters ’02, is one of five new members chosen at the non-profit organization.     

  25. Dr. Milo Riverso

    Manhattan College Names Milo Riverso, Ph.D., P.E. as its New President

    Dr. Riverso succeeds Brother Daniel Gardner, FSC, to become the College’s 21st president.    

  26. Pax Christi Awards Ceremony

    Professor of Religious Studies Receives Prestigious National Peacemaker Award

    Kevin Ahern was cited for his worldwide peacemaking efforts.    

  27. Leslie M. Salas

    U.S. Department of Education Designates Manhattan College as a Hispanic Serving Institution

    College enrollment of Hispanic students has increased more than 10% since 2013.    

  28. Manhattan College ESPN+ Crew

    Communication Department Students Nominated as Finalists for the College Sports Media Awards

    It was the College’s first nomination.    

  29. John Ng

    Nine Civil Engineering Students Receive ACEC Scholarships

    The Manhattan College students were awarded a total of $34,500.    

  30. Analytics Team

    Students Focused on International Food Safety and Security at the Eighth Annual Business Analytics Competition

    Manhattan College hosted 23 teams and 88 students.    

  31. Undergraduate Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the Class of 2023 at Undergraduate Commencement

    Celebrated chef and television host Lidia Matticchio Bastianich delivered the Commencement address and Alixandria James ’23, was the graduating class valedictorian.    

  32. Ali James

    Alixandria James ’23 Receives Joseph J. Gunn ’30 Medal

    James has spent her four years in college serving others and excelling academically.    

  33. Graduate Commencement

    Manhattan College Celebrates the Class of 2023 at Graduate Commencement

    Former FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro delivered the Commencement address and Oscar Leon ’21, ’22 (M.S.) was the graduating class valedictorian.    

  34. School of Liberal Arts Celebration

    Liberal Arts Alumni Honored at First Annual Alumni Celebration

    The John Paluszek ’55 First Generation Student of Excellence Scholarship Announced  

  35. Oscar Leon

    Oscar Leon ’21, ’22 (M.S.) Named Manhattan College’s Graduate Valedictorian

    Leon will be graduating with a master’s degree in organizational leadership.    

  36. Ali James

    Alixandria James ’23 Named Undergraduate Valedictorian

    A public health major and Truman Scholar, James will be the student speaker at Undergraduate Commencement.    

  37. Rachel Cirelli

    Rachel Cirelli Receives Diversity Leadership Mentor Award

    Cirelli was honored by New York Moves Magazine for her role as a leader in supporting and mentoring students at Manhattan College.    

  38. Kelly Marin Wins Distinguished Lasallian Award

    Kelly Marin Honored with 2022-23 Distinguished Lasallian Educator Award

    Colleagues describe her as a deserving recipient who is highly trustworthy and ethical.  

  39. Manhattan College Model UN Team

    Manhattan College Represents Ukraine at 2023 National Model UN Conference

    The conference helps students build critical professional and personal skills.  

  40. Brother Daniel Gardner and Michael Wirth

    Annual De La Salle Medal Dinner Raises a Record $3.6 Million for Manhattan College

    Chevron chairman and CEO Michael K. Wirth was the 2023 honoree.  

  41. AFROTC

    Air Force ROTC Program at Manhattan College Declared a Viable Program by the U.S. Department of the Air Force

    The program reached all five of its goals to achieve viability.  

  42. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Earns Gold Status Recognition for its Exercise is Medicine Program

    The program helps the campus community maintain healthy physical activity and fitness.  

  43. Jose Minaya

    Jose Minaya'94 Appointed to the Manhattan College Board of Trustees

    The Nuveen CEO is responsible for the company’s day to day operations and grew up in Washington Heights  

  44. Picture of Michael and Aimee Kakos with Brother Daniel Gardner FSC President of Manhattan College

    2022 Year in Review

    Here we revisit the most memorable moments of 2022, a year of new beginnings and innovation.

  45. Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting

    Manhattan College Chosen as one of the “Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting”

    The College was recognized for its voter education efforts.

  46. Thomas Scarangello

    Thomas Scarangello ’79 Joins Manhattan College Board of Trustees

    The Manhattan graduate has more than 40 years of experience in structural engineering.

  47. Kelly Commons and pathway

    Forbes Selects Manhattan College as a top U.S. College

    The publication emphasizes high salaries, low debt, and academic success as key factors in choosing best universities and colleges.

  48. Manhattan College Spring Campus

    Princeton Review Selects Manhattan College as one of its Best U.S. Colleges

    The College was once again recognized as a preeminent educational institution for student veterans, undergraduate teaching, and engineering.

  49. Manhattan College Fall Campus

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 20 Schools in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges and Universities List

    The College was once again recognized as a preeminent educational institution for student veterans, undergraduate teaching, and engineering.

  50. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Ranks Highly in Washington Monthly’s Best College Lists

    The College was ranked in the Top tier Best Master’s Colleges and Universities in the country.

  51. Portrait photo of Paris Lecleir ’24

    Paris Lecleir ’24 Receives Critical Language Scholarship to Study Swahili

    Lecleir receives a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Swahili in Tanzania during the summer of 2022.

  52. Brennan O'Donnell, Alixandria James, Rani Roy, Brother Daniel Gardner, FSC

    Alixandria James ’23 is First Manhattan College Student to Earn Truman Scholarship

    James is one of 58 students nationwide to be named a 2022 Truman Scholar.

  53. Students at Fair Trade table

    Manhattan College Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Fair Trade on Campus

    In 2012, Manhattan became the first Fair Trade Campus in New York City.

  54. Students on campus

    Manhattan College Gets High Marks in Economic Mobility Studies

    Two studies show that Manhattan College can help students earn and achieve more after graduation.

  55. O'Malley School of Business entrance

    O’Malley School of Business MBA Program Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

    The MBA program is recognized for the first time by the leader in college rankings.

  56. Students walking on quad during fall season

    PayScale Highlights the Outcome of a Manhattan College Education

    Manhattan College ranks in the top 50 nationally in PayScale’s College Salary Report.

  57. Students walking on campus

    Manhattan College Ranks Highly on U.S News & World Report’s Best Colleges List

    For the sixth year in a row, Manhattan College is recognized as one of the top 15 colleges in the region.

  58. Aerial photo of Manhattan College campus, August 2021

    Princeton Review Includes Manhattan College Among Best Colleges in the Nation

    Students appreciate the College’s location, diversity and welcoming atmosphere, among other benefits.

  59. Student veterans in Veterans Center

    Manhattan One of 52 Colleges Nationwide to Earn Gold-Level Award for Student Veterans

    In a Military Friendly survey, Manhattan College received high marks for its Veterans Success programs.

  60. man speaking to crowd of people at higgins building dedication event

    2021 Year in Review

    Here we revisit the most memorable moments of 2021, a year that helped us return to the people and places we love at Manhattan College.

  61. nate garcia in a lab wearing his white coat

    2020 Year in Review

    As one Manhattan College community, we rose to the many challenges of 2020 and celebrated our victories together.

  62. Aerial photo of campus

    Money Includes Manhattan College in Top 10 Most Transformative Colleges

    Manhattan College alumni have a larger earnings premium over peers after graduating.

  63. Top of Chapel of De La Salle and His Brothers

    Study Shows Catholic Colleges Provide Unmatched Return on Investment

    Catholic institutions offer students a higher ROI than other private and liberal arts colleges just 10 years after degree completion.

  64. Students walking down stairs

    Manhattan College Rates Highly in Five Categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Best Colleges

    The College is among the top ten best colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and for veterans.

  65. Students walking on campus

    Princeton Review Includes Manhattan College Among Its 386 Best Colleges

    Manhattan College students highlight the College’s location and faculty in the annual edition.

  66. college seniors being recognized on stage at ceremony

    College Recognized As Top School for Service

    The distinction comes from the Catholic Volunteer Network.

  67. Veterans talking and laughing in Veterans Success Center

    Manhattan College Named a Military Friendly School

    Manhattan College received a silver designation, highlighting its Veterans at Ease program.

  68. Fulbright top producing institution mark

    Manhattan College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

    Three graduating seniors received Fulbright awards in the 2019-20 academic year.

  69. the quadrangle on a sunny day with brightly colored flower boxes and students walking around

    2019 Year in Review

    The year 2019 was defined by progress and new beginnings, student achievement and reflection. Learn about the most exciting events of the year on campus.

  70. Students studying in Kelly Commons

    Manhattan College Moves Up in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

    The College is cited for its programs in engineering, business and with student veterans.

  71. Students wearing goggles in physics lab

    PayScale Ranks Manhattan College in Top 3% on College Salary Report

    Alumni report a median mid-career salary of $125,700.

  72. Students walking near O'Malley library on campus

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

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

  73. Manhattan College campus in the spring of 2019

    Princeton Review Includes Manhattan College Among Its 385 Best Colleges

    Students say Manhattan College's New York City location can’t be beat.

  74. Students on quadrangle during spring 2019

    Manhattan College Named One of Forbes Best Value Colleges

    Forbes has recognized Manhattan’s return on investment for the fourth consecutive year.

  75. Students climbing archway steps

    Manhattan College Again Ranks Highly in PayScale College Salary Report

    Manhattan ranks 47th out of 1,655 colleges and universities.

  76. Fulbright award winners

    For First Time, Multiple Manhattan College Students Receive Fulbright Awards

    Three Manhattan College graduating seniors have earned Fulbright English Teaching Assistant awards.

  77. O'Malley School of Business entrance

    O’Malley School of Business Recognized for Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

    Two organizations highlight Manhattan College’s MBA and Accounting programs.

  78. Student veterans in Veterans Success Center

    Manhattan College Among Top Colleges for Student Veterans

    Manhattan is the only New York City private college to be placed in Military Friendly’s silver category or higher.

  79. The president and others holding shovels at the Higgins Center groundbreaking

    2018 Year in Review

    2018 Year in Review

  80. Student with Bryan Wilkins in science lab

    Manhattan College Again Among Top Schools Recognized by U.S. News

    Student veterans and engineering programs highlighted as standout programs.

  81. Student at career fair

    Manhattan College Named One of MONEY’s Top 10 Transformative Colleges

    The list calculates Manhattan College graduates’ average early career earnings at $60,700, an earnings premium of $13,300 over peer institutions.

  82. Grishma Shah with students in classroom

    Princeton Review Includes Manhattan as One of Its Best 384 Colleges

    Students praise Manhattan College’s faculty and campus life in the newest edition.

  83. Past presidents of Student Veterans Organization

    Manhattan College Named One of Nation’s Top Military Friendly Schools

    The 2018-19 list of institutions “Better for Veterans” is announced.

  84. Students at a career day on campus

    PayScale Ranks Manhattan College Among Top U.S. Institutions in Latest College ROI Report

    Manhattan is the third-ranked Catholic college on the list.

  85. Students in Manhattan College lab

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Forbes Best Value Colleges

    Forbes rates Manhattan College among the top 10 Catholic colleges and universities.

  86. Unilever competitors scoop ice cream on campus.

    College Students Scoop Top 10 Ranking in Unilever Competition

    A team of Manhattan students recently placed in the Top 10 of the UniGame, an international business contest from the owners of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.

  87. Photo of Students Visiting United Nations

    Brendan Pastor, Associate for the United Nations PRME Secretariat, Visits Campus to Discuss Ethics in Management Education

    A leader in the international organization will speak at the College on February 21.

  88. Veterans Day parade

    Manhattan College Remains on Victory Media’s List of Military Friendly Schools

    More than 100 veterans attend Manhattan College and excel in a variety of on-campus leadership roles.

  89. Manhattan College graduates

    Wall Street Journal Report Ranks Manhattan College Highly in Outcomes and Engagement

    The College ranks in the top quarter of all colleges and universities nationwide.

  90. School of Engineering

    Manhattan College Among Top Schools in Northeast, in Engineering and for Veterans

    The College continues to maintain its status as a top choice among Northeast colleges.

  91. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 20 Colleges Nationwide That Add the Most Value

    MONEY Magazine noted Manhattan alumni success after graduation.

  92. O'Malley Library

    Nearly 90% of Class of 2016 Reports Being Employed or in Graduate School

    A survey from the Office of Career Pathways shows a large majority of Manhattan College graduates landing in their chosen fields.

  93. Organizational leadership class

    Master’s Program in Organizational Leadership Receives High Ranking

    The program in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies is designed for working professionals to learn leadership skills.

  94. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Continues to Receive Recognition in Forbes Best Value Colleges

    Forbes highlights Manhattan College’s ideal location and alumni network.

  95. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Again Receives High Marks in Return on Investment from PayScale

    The College ranked among the top four percent nationwide in PayScale’s annual survey.

  96. Veterans Day parade

    Manhattan College​ Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly Schools List

    The College continues to be recognized as a top college for veteran students.

  97. Students on the quad in the fall

    Manhattan College Continues to Rank Among Top Colleges in the Nation

    As more and more media outlets and organizations have published rankings of the nation’s top colleges, Manhattan College continues to earn praise for the value of its education.

  98. US News and World Report Best Colleges

    Manhattan College Continues Upward Trend in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Manhattan 15th among regional universities, and eighth among best colleges for veterans in the region.

  99. Manhattan College students

    Manhattan College Featured in the Princeton Review Book, The Best 381 Colleges –2017 Edition

    Manhattan is also recognized as one of top colleges in the Northeast.

  100. Manhattan College kinesiology department

    Kinesiology Department Earns Recognition from National Strength & Conditioning Association

    The recognition allows the kinesiology department to provide a professional support network.

  101. Manhattan College campus

    MONEY Magazine Ranks Manhattan College No. 3 Among Best Value Colleges

    The College rated highly based on comparative-value grades for graduation rates, earnings, and student loan repayment.

  102. Manhattan College Summer Engineering Program

    College Offers One of Top Summer Camps for Students of Color, According to The Root

    Manhattan College's Summer Engineering Awareness Program continues to receive accolades.

  103. Manhattan College campus

    Manhattan College is Top Rated Catholic School in PayScale College ROI Rankings

    The College places in the top six percent in return on investment among all colleges and universities.

  104. Students in O'Malley Library

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 100 in Forbes’ List of Best Value Colleges

    The College places seventh among Catholic institutions in the survey.

  105. Manhattan College Continues to be Recognized as Outstanding School for Veterans

    Manhattan College Continues to be Recognized as Outstanding School for Veterans

    The College adds to its U.S. News & World Report recognition as a top destination for veteran students.

  106. best-colleges

    Manhattan College Ranks No. 17 in U.S. News’ America’s Best Colleges Report

    U.S. News & World Report recognizes Manhattan College among top schools and as a standout college for veterans.

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    Money Magazine Ranks Manhattan College as Top Catholic College in the Country

    Manhattan College recognized among the top 50 colleges that add the most value.

  108. Manhattan College quad

    Brookings Institution Ranks Manhattan College Ninth for Value-Added Education

    The report highlights Manhattan students’ return on investment.

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    Manhattan College Ranks 18th in the Nation Among Private Colleges for Return on Investment

    The Payscale 2015 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report cites Manhattan College as No. 18 among more than 400 private colleges nationwide.

  110. The Daily Beast Logo

    The Daily Beast Ranks Manhattan College Among Top 25 Colleges with Best Return on Investment

    Manhattan College continues to be recognized as one of the top colleges in the country when the return on investment of a bachelor’s degree is calculated.

  111. Catholic Relief Services Award

    Manhattan College Named a Global Campus by Catholic Relief Services

    Catholic Relief Services recognizes Manhattan College’s commitment to social justice through a wide range of student-led programs and events.

  112. Manhattan College Flowers

    Manhattan College Receives Top Ranking for Post-Graduate Earnings

    The College ranked No. 1 among Catholic institutions in the PayScale 2014-2015 College Salary Report’s alumni salary category.

  113. Manhattan College Campus

    Manhattan College Ranks No. 18 in U.S. News’ America’s Best Colleges Report

    For the eighth year in a row, Manhattan College places in top 20 of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges.

  114. Manhattan College Sign

    Money Magazine Ranks Manhattan College 40th Among Best Colleges in the Country

    Manhattan College tops the inaugural Best Colleges ranking, which evaluates educational quality, affordability and career outcomes.

  115. Manhattan College Quad

    Catholic Relief Services Recognizes Manhattan College as a CRS Global Campus

    Manhattan College’s commitment to service and social awareness is officially recognized by CRS.

  116. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College's School of Business Retains AACSB Accreditation

    School of Business maintains prestigious accreditation, which is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools.

  117. Manhattan College Flowers

    Manhattan College Ranks 15th in the Nation for Return on InvestmentAccording to Survey of Graduates

    The Payscale 2014 College Return on Investment (ROI) Report cites Manhattan College as No. 15 out of more than 900 institutions nationwide.

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    Manhattan College Education Ranks High With Graduates Placing in the Top 25 in 2013-2014 College Salary Report

    The College achieves a listing of No. 24 out of more than 1,000 institutions for post-graduate earnings.

  119. U.S. News & World Report

    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top 20 of America’s Best Colleges

    For the seventh year in a row, Manhattan College is listed in top 20 of U.S. News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges.

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    Manhattan College Ranks Among Top One Percent of Private Universities for ROI cites Manhattan College as No. 20 in its Million Dollar ROI rankings.

  121. Manhattan college signage

    Manhattan Graduates See High Return on Investment According to Survey that Assesses the Value of College Degrees 2013 College Education ROI Ranking lists Manhattan College at 32 out of more than 1,500 institutions nationwide.

  122. Michael Masch

    College Names Michael Masch Vice President for Finance and CFO

    Masch brings extensive financial and educational experience to the College.