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Manhattan College Demographics & Diversity

Riverdale, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Manhattan College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Manhattan College students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 4%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 8%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 20% more male students than female students enrolled at Manhattan College with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Manhattan College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Manhattan College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 54%
Women 46%
Enrollment by gender for Manhattan College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,306
Women 1,926

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Manhattan College serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Manhattan College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 25%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$83,053 per year

29% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6.3%
Part time Undergrads 5.4%

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