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Manhattanville College is a private institution that was founded in 1841. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,734, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 100 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $35,370 (2012-13).
Manhattanville College is a small, private institution located in Westchester County, N.Y., about 30 miles northeast of New York City. Students at Manhattanville College can choose from more than 50 areas of undergraduate study, and many students design their own majors by building a curriculum based on their interests. At Manhattanville, students can get involved outside the classroom by joining more than 50 clubs, working for the campus radio station, and attending the university’s many events, such as comedy shows and movie nights on the quad. Student athletes can try out for the Manhattanville College Valiants varsity sports teams, which compete in the NCAA Division III Middle Atlantic Conferences. Jean Kennedy, sister of former President John F. Kennedy, attended Manhattanville College and played matchmaker while there to her brothers, former Senators Robert and Ted Kennedy, by introducing them to women they would later marry.
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At Manhattanville College, we offer a rigorous academic experience within a nurturing environment. Every one of our 1,700 undergraduate students is able to make his or her own personal contribution to our community, which is surprisingly diverse. With more than 40 areas of study and 50 campus clubs, our students discover who they are while they are here. This richly diverse community embodies the college's mission to educate ethically and socially responsible leaders for the global community. This commitment to saving the community is demonstrated by more than 30,000 hours of service provided by Manhattanville undergraduates in a year.
Students come to our beautiful 100-acre campus from more than 48 states and 64 countries. Set in prosperous and thriving Westchester County, New York, our campus offers the spaciousness and leisurely pace of a suburban location along with the resources of New York City, which is just 30 minutes away. Many students choose to spend a semester abroad living, interning, and studying in NYC.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Manhattanville College, it's important to note the application deadline is March 1, and the early decision deadline is December 1. The application fee at Manhattanville College is $75. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 60.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||60.0%|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Manhattanville College is 11:1, and the school has 73.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Manhattanville College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Visual and Performing Arts, General; Psychology, General; Speech Communication and Rhetoric; and English Language and Literature, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73.5 percent.
Manhattanville College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,734, with a gender distribution of 36.0 percent male students and 64.0 percent female students. At this school, 76.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 24.0 percent of students live off campus. Manhattanville College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Manhattanville College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Manhattanville College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Manhattanville College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Manhattanville College.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Manhattanville College, 71.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,371.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$35,370 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$14,340 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data