Marymount Manhattan, founded in 1936, is a private, liberal arts college. Founded as a branch of Marymount College of Tarrytown, N.Y., it became an independent institution in 1961. Its one-acre campus is located in midtown Manhattan.

Website: www.mmm.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,063
Undergraduate
Students
(78.3%) 1,616 Women
(21.7%) 447 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 5,705 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 28

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.46
SAT Math
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
541 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$61,327
Tuition and Fees
$35,628
Room and Board
$18,199
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Freshman Award
$19,713
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,417
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
92
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 65% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
38% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
9.8% Black/African-American
16.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.6% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students
4.0% from 70 countries
First-Year Students Returning
68.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer 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 recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

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

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
221 East 71st Street
City, State, Zip
New York, NY 10021-4597
Phone
(212) 517-0430
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@mmm.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
July 28
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 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
November 1
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
 

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
 
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
78% of 5,705 applicants were admitted
Women
79% of 4,512 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 1,193 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
673 (15%) of 4,450 admitted students enrolled
Women
492 (14%) of 3,586 admitted students enrolled
Men
124 (14%) of 864 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
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
3.46
3.75 and Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
500-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
16%
Score of 500 - 600
56%
Score of 400 - 500
22%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
541 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
10%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
16%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
38%
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
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$61,327
Tuition and Fees
$35,628
Room and Board
$18,199
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$6,500
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002769
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
418 (84.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
360 (87.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
360 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
13 (7.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Award
$19,713
Need-Based Gift
Received by 357 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,903
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 263 (67.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,483
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
50 (9.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,920

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,465 (77.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,296 (88.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,294 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
88 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$18,930
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,285 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,488
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 987 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,415
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
143 (8.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,724

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,417
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
27.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences
Number of Awards
1,423
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Dance, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
403
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
93
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
114
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,372
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Acting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Ballet
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication, General
  • Costume Design
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Dance, Other
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • General Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Investments and Securities
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Literature, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Photography
  • Playwriting and Screenwriting
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Visual and performing arts, Communication/journalism, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
92
Part-Time Faculty
281
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 65% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 43% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
326,813
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
120
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
 

Weather

Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
38% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
63%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
24-hour security in residence halls

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student government association (sga), black and latino student association (blsa), the monitor- student newspaper, musical theater association (mta), christian fellowship
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,063
Women
1,616 (78.3%)
Men
447 (21.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,861
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
9.8% Black/African-American
16.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.6% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students.
4.0% from 70 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
68.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
45.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
49.3%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 12%
Law 7%
Arts and Sciences 7%
Medicine 5%
Education 2%

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