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 Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Manhattan College?
Manhattan College typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 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.
SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at Manhattan College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>83%|
|1170 to 1280||Avg +||74%-83%|
|1060 to 1170||Avg -||63%-74%|
|950 to 1060||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 950||Low||<50%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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. The school ranks #35 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>84%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||74%-84%|
|23 to 25||Avg -||65%-74%|
|21 to 23||Reach||55%-65%|
|Less than 21||Low||<55%|
What GPA do you need to get into Manhattan College?
Applicants require 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 74% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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%|
Applicants have 13 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Manhattan College and what student information is used for 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.
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.