Manhattan College Admission RequirementsRiverdale, New York
Chances of getting into Manhattan College
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.
Manhattan College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT83%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
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 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #43 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1260 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1165 to 1260||Avg +||75%-84%|
|1070 to 1165||Avg -||64%-75%|
|975 to 1070||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 975||Low||<51%|
Manhattan College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT17%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||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 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Manhattan College.
ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at Manhattan College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>84%|
|25 to 27||Avg +||75%-84%|
|23 to 25||Avg -||64%-75%|
|21 to 23||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 21||Low||<51%|
Avg. High School GPA3.56
Typical High School GradesB+
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. The school ranks #33 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Manhattan College accepts 75% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
52% of Manhattan College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
Applications were DueApr 15, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 15, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Manhattan College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Not applicable|
|High School GPA||Not applicable|
|High School Class Rank||Not applicable|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Not applicable|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Not applicable|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
83% of students submit their SAT scores to Manhattan College. 17% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
Manhattan College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.