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Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate83%
Acceptance Rate83%

About Manhattanville College

Manhattanville College Overview

Manhattanville College is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of Purchase, New York. Manhattanville College was founded in 1841 and the school presently has around 2,350 students per year, including 1,342 undergrad students. Manhattanville College offers housing for up to 1,090 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 65% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at Manhattanville College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Manhattanville College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Manhattanville College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Manhattanville College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Manhattanville College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Manhattanville College on the Student Life page.

2022 Manhattanville College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 94%
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 94%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12%
Tuition $39,660
Percent of Need Met 93.9%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $28,151

Is Manhattanville College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what Manhattanville College offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Manhattanville College

Manhattanville College is not difficult to get into. Around 83% of applicants get into Manhattanville College each year. Last year, 2,971 students applied to Manhattanville College and 2,464 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Manhattanville College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 73% of students who start at Manhattanville College come back the next year. Around 61% of students who started at Manhattanville College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Manhattanville College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 50% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent Manhattanville College grads is $35,625 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Manhattanville College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Manhattanville College's endowment was valued at $31.6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Manhattanville College spends about $10,638 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Manhattanville College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Manhattanville College meets 93.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $28,151 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $13,422 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Manhattanville College.

Based on this information, how does Manhattanville College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Manhattanville College a good school for you?

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Where is Manhattanville College Located?

Manhattanville College is located in the suburban setting of Purchase, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you would like to see Manhattanville College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 287, Interstate 95 to Purchase, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Westchester County.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Manhattanville College and Purchase are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2900 Purchase Street Purchase, NY 10577-2132

Campus Setting: Suburban

Manhattanville College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Manhattanville College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Manhattanville College is Continuous processing.

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Manhattanville College ACT Scores


ACT Range

24 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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29 and Above


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Manhattanville College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Manhattanville College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Manhattanville College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1230


Math SAT Range

480 - 620


Reading SAT Range

540 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1230 and Above


1030 to 1230


1030 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Manhattanville College students is 1126. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Manhattanville College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Manhattanville College.

Manhattanville College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Manhattanville College is like? There are approximately 1,008 students enrolled at Manhattanville College, including 1,342 undergraduate students and -334 graduate students. 96% 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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