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Manhattanville College Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Purchase, NY

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives 5  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some July 1
SAT Only Required for some July 1
ACT Only Required for some July 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted July 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2900 Purchase Street
City, State, Zip
Purchase, NY 10577-2132
Phone
(800) 328-4553
Fax
(914) 694-1732
E-mail
admissions@mville.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
January 1

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
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 recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
90% of 3,435 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 2,090 applicants were admitted
Men
87% of 1,345 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
413 (13%) of 3,100 admitted students enrolled
Women
237 (12%) of 1,931 admitted students enrolled
Men
176 (15%) of 1,169 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
94% of 1,141 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.20
3.75 and Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
536 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
18%
Score of 500 - 600
55%
Score of 400 - 500
20%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
544 average
490-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
22%
Score of 500 - 600
47%
Score of 400 - 500
28%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
19-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
6%
Score of 24 - 29
55%
Score of 18 - 23
36%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 14%
Top quarter: 19%
Top half: 75%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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