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Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate83%

Manhattanville College Admissions

Manhattanville College is not difficult to get into. The college admitted 83% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 2,971 applications received in 2023, 2,464 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Manhattanville College, the fee for the application is $50.

Manhattanville College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Manhattanville College's admissions stats.

Manhattanville College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 14%
Mean SAT Score 1126
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 12%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 4%
Waitlist No

Manhattanville College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Manhattanville College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes December 1 January 1

Applying Early to Manhattanville College?

Manhattanville College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 1. Manhattanville College will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 1.

Manhattanville College accepts approximately 94% of early action applicants and 83% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2022, Manhattanville College admitted 888 of the 947 who applied early action.

Some students apply early to college because they hope it will help their chances of acceptance. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it is a way to show that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Manhattanville College Admissions

How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Manhattanville College?

Getting into Manhattanville College is not difficult. Manhattanville College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Manhattanville College accepted 83% of all applicants, about 2,464 from the 2,971 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Manhattanville College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to There are auditions for the Dance and Theatre program, the Music and Musical Theatre program, and Visual Arts portfolio submissions. For the School of Nursing ? Minimum GPA with nursing statement. is program not difficult.

Transferring to Manhattanville College

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Manhattanville College

Manhattanville College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Manhattanville College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Manhattanville College

What does Manhattanville College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Alumni/ae Relations Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Talent/Ability Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Geographical Residence Important
Volunteer Work Important
Class Rank Considered
Interview Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
State Residency Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Manhattanville College for more information on admission factors.

Manhattanville College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Manhattanville College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Manhattanville College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements If a student is applying for dance, theatre, musical theatre or studio art, please visit https://www.mville.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/find-out-more/art-music-dance-theatre-applicants
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Manhattanville College?

Students admitted to Manhattanville College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Out of all students that were admitted, 28.07% submitted a class rank. At Manhattanville College 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 22% were in the top 25% and 61% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Manhattanville College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 13.6%
3.75 and 3.99 7.45%
3.50 and 3.74 11.4%
3.25 and 3.49 10.09%
3.00 and 3.24 19.3%
2.50 and 2.9 31.58%
2.00 and 2.49 6.58%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Manhattanville College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Manhattanville College has 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, 12% of Manhattanville College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Manhattanville College?

To be competitive with other Manhattanville College applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Manhattanville College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Manhattanville College student is 1126.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Manhattanville College students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Manhattanville College students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.

To be most competitive at Manhattanville College, you should strive to earn between 24 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Manhattanville College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 24 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Manhattanville College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 24.

More Information on Transferring to Manhattanville College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Manhattanville College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Manhattanville College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Manhattanville College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Manhattanville College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Manhattanville College.

Does Manhattanville College accept transfer credits?

✅ Manhattanville College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Manhattanville College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Manhattanville College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Manhattanville College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Manhattanville College?

❌ No, Manhattanville College is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to send your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Manhattanville College's acceptance rate?

✅ Manhattanville College's acceptance rate is 83%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Manhattanville College?

❌ Manhattanville College does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Manhattanville College?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Manhattanville College was 94% in 2021.

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Manhattanville College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Manhattanville College? Manhattanville College is a less selective institution. The Manhattanville College acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 82 out of every 100 applicants.


Manhattanville College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

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

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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Manhattanville College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.19. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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