#44 Best Private Colleges in New York

Manhattanville College

Purchase, New York

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Manhattanville College overview
Location Purchase, New York
Online manhattanville.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Manhattanville College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Manhattanville College, located in Purchase, New York, is a private liberal arts institution situated just 30 miles from New York City. Founded in 1841, the college features a picturesque suburban campus known for its noteworthy Castle, a National Historic Place that adds a distinct gothic architectural presence. Manhattanville offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, with a notable emphasis on education and liberal arts. The school practices a more selective admissions process. Student housing is available, accommodating a substantial proportion of the student body in a variety of residence hall settings. While Manhattanville fields a number of athletic teams known as the Valiants, they are not predominantly recognized for their athletic programs at a national level.

In the most recent statistical year 3,338 prospective students applied, and 2,808 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 314 enrolled in the school.  1,558 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 682 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $39,660 plus fees of $1,550. Manhattanville College is ranked 430 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Manhattanville College is rated within the top 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Manhattanville College overview
SAT 1020/1230
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.19

Applications Accepted

Manhattanville College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Manhattanville College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$1,550
Room and Board $15,118
Budget for Other Expenses$1,550
Total One Year Cost$58,678

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$52,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

56% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Manhattanville College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Visual and Performing Arts 15%
Psychology 11%
Social Sciences 11%
Communication 10%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=192749 IPEDS survey data for Manhattanville College.

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