Manhattan College is on a 31-acre campus in an urban setting in Riverdale, New York, not far from New York City. Manhattan College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Manhattan College also has fraternities and sororities.
Manhattan College has a thriving Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. In fact, more students participate in Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Manhattan College include Singers, Student Government, Social Life Commission and Manhattan College Players (Theater/Drama group).
Manhattan College students' favorite campus events are Spring Concert and Carnival, Manhattan Madness (basketball pep rally) and Senior Formal.
Manhattan College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Manhattan College students live on campus. In 2021, 67% of undergrads at Manhattan College lived in some kind of on-campus housing There are 2,095 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,352 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,15 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Manhattan College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Manhattan College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Manhattan College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Manhattan College, take New York State Thruway/Interstate 87 to Riverdale, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to LaGuardia airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Manhattan College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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