#21 Best Private Colleges in New York

Manhattan College

Riverdale, New York

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Manhattan College overview
Location Riverdale, New York
Online manhattan.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Manhattan College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Manhattan College, established in 1853, is a private Roman Catholic liberal arts college situated in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City, just a short subway ride from Manhattan's vibrant urban environment. Reflecting its Lasallian Catholic heritage, the institution offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate programs with engineering, education, and business being particularly noteworthy. The college spans a suburban campus distinguished by Gothic architecture, and provides residential facilities to accommodate a significant portion of its student body. Known for being selective in its admissions process, Manhattan College also hosts a range of graduate programs. Despite a moderate-sized student population, the college does not have a widely recognized athletic program but competes in Division I as the Jaspers and Lady Jaspers.

Manhattan College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,342 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 233 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $44,100 plus fees of $4,558. Manhattan College is ranked 170 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Manhattan College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$4,558
Room and Board $18,440
Budget for Other Expenses$2,100
Total One Year Cost$70,398

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$66,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

72% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Manhattan College students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 25%
Business 23%
Education 17%
Social Sciences 8%
Psychology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=192703 IPEDS survey data for Manhattan College.

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