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Manhattan is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded in 1853, it adopted coeducation in 1974. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Human Services, Engineering, and Science. Its 26-acre campus is located in the Riverdale section of New York City, 17 miles from Times Square.

Website: www.manhattan.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,654
Undergraduate
Students
(44.7%) 1,634 Women
(55.3%) 2,020 Men
618
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 7,882 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$63,534
Tuition and Fees
$44,564
Room and Board
$16,870
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,000
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
242
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 43% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Riverdale Population
48,049
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
67% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
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Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.8% Asian
5.9% Black/African-American
24.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.8% White
6.2% Unknown
International Students
3.2%
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
89%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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