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Manhattan College Admission Requirements


Open Admission Policy

Can I get into Manhattan College? Manhattan College is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult Manhattan College directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1130-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
73%
SAT Scores for Manhattan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Manhattan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Estimated Average SAT 1220
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Manhattan College?

Manhattan College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Manhattan College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Manhattan College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >84%
1220 to 1310 Avg + 75%-84%
1130 to 1220 Avg - 64%-75%
1040 to 1130 Reach 51%-64%
Less than 1040 Low <51%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
27%
ACT Scores for Manhattan College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Manhattan College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
Estimated Average ACT 25
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Manhattan College?

Admission data indicates that Manhattan College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 27 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Manhattan College.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Manhattan College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Manhattan College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >85%
25 to 28 Avg + 75%-85%
23 to 25 Avg - 66%-75%
21 to 23 Reach 56%-66%
Less than 21 Low <56%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.56
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Manhattan College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Manhattan College was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.56 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Manhattan College accepts 75% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Manhattan College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 24% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

52% of Manhattan College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Manhattan College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 24%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 81%
Bottom 50% of class 19%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Manhattan College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Manhattan College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Manhattan College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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