Chances of getting into Manhattan College

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.

Manhattan College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for Manhattan College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Manhattan College
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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Manhattan College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Manhattan College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
17%
ACT Scores for Manhattan College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Manhattan College
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Manhattan College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Manhattan College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Apr 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 15, 2020.

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.

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.

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