If you are planning on applying to Manhattan College, the regular decision application deadline is August 31 and the fee for the application costs $75.
Students who apply to Manhattan College for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than December 15.
The following is an overiew of some of Manhattan College's admissions stats.
|Manhattan College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||15%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3%|
These are the application deadlines for Manhattan College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||November 15||December 15|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 31||December 15|
Manhattan College offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.
Some students apply early because they believe it will help their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of acceptance, since it demonstrates your interest in a school.
➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Manhattan College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
What does Manhattan College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Manhattan College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Manhattan College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Manhattan College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5||3|
Students admitted to Manhattan College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Manhattan College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
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 2022, 15% of Manhattan College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Manhattan College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1130 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Manhattan College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1130, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Manhattan College students scored 660 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Manhattan College students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
To be most competitive at Manhattan College, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Manhattan College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 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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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 31.
Transfer students can enroll in Manhattan College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Manhattan College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Manhattan College.
Does Manhattan College accept transfer credits?
✅ Manhattan College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Manhattan College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Manhattan College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Manhattan College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Manhattan College?
✅ Manhattan College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Manhattan College's acceptance rate?
✅ Manhattan College's acceptance rate is 75%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Manhattan College?
✅ Manhattan College offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.
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How hard is it to get into Manhattan College? Manhattan College is a somewhat selective institution. The Manhattan College acceptance rate is 75%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Manhattan College is Aug 31.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Manhattan College is Aug 31.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
28 and Above
22 to 28
22 and Less
Composite SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Manhattan College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.63. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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