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Manhattan College

Riverdale, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

About Manhattan College

Our students come to Manhattan from all walks of life. What connects them is their decision to make a smart investment in the future. Manhattan College pairs personalized education with big-city opportunity. We are consistently ranked as a college that provides the best return on your investment. Simply put, our graduates are succeeding. Start a new chapter in your story within a Lasallian Catholic community of friends, faculty and staff who know your name and want you to succeed. New York City is where people of all backgrounds and experiences come to pursue big dreams. The city offers an exciting, ever-changing and vibrant backdrop to any story. At Manhattan College, you get all of that and more. What sets us apart from the New York City that you know is our unique community.

Manhattan College is a private, religious college in the city of Riverdale, New York. Manhattan College was founded in 1853. The college currently enrolls around 3,569 students a year, including 3,074 undergraduate students.

Manhattan College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Manhattan College. The acceptance rate at Manhattan College is 82%. In 2022, 8,172 out of 9,930 total applicants were accepted.

Manhattan College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 17%

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Manhattan College is located in the city of Riverdale, New York, near New York City.

If you are interested in seeing Manhattan College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take New York State Thruway/Interstate 87 to Riverdale, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia.

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Manhattan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Manhattan College is Aug 1.

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Manhattan College is a member of the Coalition for College.

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Manhattan College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1330


Math SAT Range

570 - 670


Reading SAT Range

570 - 660

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Wondering what life at Manhattan College is like? There are approximately 3,569 students enrolled at Manhattan College, including 3,074 undergraduate students and 495 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from NY and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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