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Communications & Media

Communication - Public Relations - BA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

New York City, USA
  • Program type
    Bachelor's
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Tuition fees per year
    44,560 USD
  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    January, August

Program Overview

What Manhattan College says about their program:
"Communication is a liberal arts discipline, rooted in persuasive speaking and writing. It is also a pre-professional discipline that prepares you for a career in mass media."

Admissions requirements

As an international student, you will feel welcome in a diverse student body and supported by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services.

Manhattan College operates on a rolling admissions basis, meaning they have no specific admissions deadline. However, priority is given to applications received on or before March 1 for fall enrollment.

  • TOEFL 80
  • IELTS 6.5
  • Pearson 53

SAT/ACT not required if students submit TOEFL, IELTS or Pearson test. Applicants from UK, Australia, Canada (Anglophone part), New Zealand, Ghana and Nigeria do not have to submit English proficiency but are required to submit SAT or ACT.

Undergraduate

Applicants must submit official secondary/high school transcript indicating courses completed and grades. Transcripts must be translated to English.

Postgraduate

Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject from an accredited college or institution. Applicants who possess a degree in a related field may inquire directly with the program director regarding eligibility.

GPA average of 3.00 out of 4.0 or equivalent.

Applicants educated outside of the US can submit copies of their foreign undergraduate transcripts Manhattan College will provide a course-by-course in-house credit evaluation as part of the application. Provided transcripts must be translated into English and notarized.

In order to complete the application and have the file evaluated, an international applicant will need to submit a copy of his/her passport, certificate of financial responsibility, and a bank statement.

Fees and funding

Manhattan College is consistently ranked as one of the top schools in the nation for offering a high return on investment.

Merit Scholarships

Non-need based scholarships are awarded to applicants who have demonstrated extraordinary accomplishments.

Eligibility for these scholarships is based on a variety of accomplishments such as exceptional SAT or ACT scores, grade point average, volunteer and community involvement, extra-curricular accomplishments and class rank. All students who are accepted into Manhattan College are automatically considered for these scholarships. No additional application is required.

If you receive one of these scholarships, you will be eligible to receive the scholarship for four years of undergraduate study (eight semesters), as long as you are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits at Manhattan College and maintain a 3.0 grade point average or higher (unless otherwise stated). Awards are subject to change if your residency status changes while attending Manhattan College. Scholarships can only apply towards tuition. It does not apply towards room and board.

Visa requirements for Manhattan College

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements