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Manhattanville College
Purchase, NY
Manhattanville is a private, liberal arts college. Founded as an academy for girls in 1841, it adopted coeducation in 1971. Its 100-acre campus is located in Purchase, 25 miles from New York City.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,794
   Women 1,142 (63.7%)
   Men 652 (36.3%)
Graduate Students 1,040
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 4,132 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.16
SAT Math 525 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 525 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $54,415
  Tuition and Fees $36,920
  Room and Board $14,520
Average Percent of Need Met 77%
Average Freshman Award $28,549
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 105
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Purchase Population 27,472
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 74% of freshmen, 66% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
19.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.6% White
19.9% Unknown
International Students 8.2% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning 76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 42.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 45%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 25.0%