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
2,150
Undergraduate
Students
(77.3%) 1,662 Women
(22.7%) 488 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 5,532 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
511 average
430-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
541 average
475-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,110
Tuition and Fees
$33,778
Room and Board
$16,832
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Freshman Award
$19,019
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$26,742
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
91
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
35% 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
2.8% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
16.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.6% White
7.0% Unknown
International Students
4.1% from 44 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.6%
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 Not Reported
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
Rolling
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
79% of 5,532 applicants were admitted
Women
81% of 4,355 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 1,177 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
673 (15%) of 4,363 admitted students enrolled
Women
536 (15%) of 3,515 admitted students enrolled
Men
137 (16%) of 848 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
3.44
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
511 average
430-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9%
Score of 600 - 700
19%
Score of 500 - 600
30%
Score of 400 - 500
42%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
541 average
475-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
4%
Score of 600 - 700
19%
Score of 500 - 600
28%
Score of 400 - 500
42%
Score of 300 - 400
7%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
15%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
37%
Score of 12 - 17
4%
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
$58,110
Tuition and Fees
$33,778
Room and Board
$16,832
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$6,500
Payment Plans
Installment plan

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 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
451 (84.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
395 (87.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
393 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
29 (7.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$19,019
Need-Based Gift
Received by 393 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,402
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 266 (67.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,637
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
50 (9.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,754

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,445 (77.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,260 (87.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,255 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
109 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$17,829
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,244 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,526
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 929 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,432
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
158 (8.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,243

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$26,742
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
26.0%
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
1,331
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
384
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
34
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
99
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,139
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Photography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
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
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
91
Part-Time Faculty
278
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
237,780
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
35% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
65%
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
2,150
Women
1,662 (77.3%)
Men
488 (22.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,915
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
16.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.6% White
7.0% Unknown
International Students.
4.1% from 44 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
76.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
48.1%
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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