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Marymount Manhattan College is a private institution that was founded in 1936. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,952, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 2 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Marymount Manhattan College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $26,640 (2013-14).
Marymount Manhattan College is a private school located in three buildings on the Upper East Side of New York City. Students can choose from 25 major programs of study. Although most students at Marymount Manhattan live off campus, the school has two residence halls, including a 32-story skyscraper on 55th Street in Midtown. Marymount Manhattan, sometimes called MMC, does not have a varsity sports program, but it does offer nearly 40 student organizations, including a dance club.
MMC students can also find much to do in the surrounding city, whether by taking a short subway ride to see a Broadway show in the Theater District or to shop in SoHo or by going on a five-block walk to explore Central Park. Given that about a third of MMC students major in visual and performing arts, it’s no surprise that many of the school's alumni are notable actors, including Annaleigh Ashford, who starred as Glinda in Broadway's production of "Wicked," and Moira Kelly, who voiced the animated character Nala in "The Lion King" and appeared in the television show "The West Wing."
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Marymount Manhattan College is an urban, independent college in the Upper East Side of New York City. The mission of the College is to educate a socially and economically diverse student body by fostering intellectual achievement and personal growth and by providing opportunities for career development. Inherent in this mission is the intent to develop an awareness of social, political, cultural and ethical issues, in the belief that this awareness will lead to concern for, participation in, and improvement of society. To accomplish this mission, the College offers a strong program in the arts and sciences for students of all ages, as well as substantial pre-professional preparation. Central to these efforts is the particular attention given to the individual student.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Marymount Manhattan College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Marymount Manhattan College is $60. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 71.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||71.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Marymount Manhattan College is 11:1, and the school has 56.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Marymount Manhattan College include: Visual and Performing Arts; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||34%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Marymount Manhattan College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,952, with a gender distribution of 22.4 percent male students and 77.6 percent female students. At this school, 39 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 61 percent of students live off campus.
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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||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Marymount Manhattan College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Marymount Manhattan College also offers campus safety and security services like controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Marymount Manhattan College.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Marymount Manhattan College, 67.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,996.
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||$26,640 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$14,600 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data