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Manhattan College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Manhattan College, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee costs $75. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be able eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 1.

How To Get Into Manhattan College

Manhattan College is moderately difficult to get into.

Manhattan College accepted 78% of all applicants in 2021, around 6,538 of the 8,401 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Manhattan College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to engineering programs is program very difficult.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

Thinking of applying early to Manhattan College?

Manhattan College offers early decision. Manhattan College does not offer early action

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

Manhattan College accepts 78% of all applicants for all deadlines.

Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Manhattan College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. At Manhattan College, students GPAs fall in the following ranges:

3.75 and 3.99 (19%)

3.50 and 3.74 (18%)

3.25 and 3.49 (15%)

3.00 and 3.24 (17%)

2.50 and 2.9 (20%)

2.00 and 2.49 (6%)

Manhattan College does consider standardized test scores when making admissions decisions.

Manhattan College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 88% of Manhattan College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 12% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a good SAT score for Manhattan College?

To be competitive with other Manhattan College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Manhattan College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Manhattan College students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Manhattan College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

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What's a good ACT Score for Manhattan College?

To be most competitive at Manhattan College, you should strive to earn between 22 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Manhattan College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Manhattan College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

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Transferring to Manhattan College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Manhattan College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Transferring Credits Into Manhattan College

Manhattan College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Manhattan College accepts the follow types of transfer credits: CLEP subject tests CLEP general tests ACE recommendations for credit

Transfer students can enroll in Manhattan College for the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

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Can I defer my admissions at Manhattan College? Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Manhattan College.

Does Manhattan College accept International Baccalaureate (IB)? Yes, Harvard does accept IB credits.

Manhattan College does accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Manhattan College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Manhattan College? Manhattan College is a somewhat selective institution. The Manhattan College acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.



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Manhattan College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Manhattan College is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Manhattan College ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


22 to 27


22 and Less


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Manhattan College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1220


Math SAT Range

520 - 610


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

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Manhattan College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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