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Manhattan College

Manhattan College

Check whether Manhattan College is right for you as an international student.

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Study at Manhattan College

Manhattan College is a private, Roman Catholic liberal arts college based in the Bronx area of New York City, US. The College offers more than 100 programs across six schools: The School of Business, School of Education and Health, School of Engineering, School of Liberal Arts, School of Science, and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Manhattan is a relatively small college with just over 4,000 students, many of whom live on campus in one of the five residence halls. Their 23-acre campus also includes dining facilities, a gymnasium and a chapel.

19 of the College's sports teams are in the NCAA Division I, known as The Jaspers. These include basketball, lacrosse, cross country, baseball and rowing. Manhattan also offers a wealth of clubs and organizations that students can join, including Greek Life, spirit squad, performing arts and religious groups.

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Why study at Manhattan College?

  • Student-staff ratio

    The student-staff ratio at Manhattan College is 12:1

  • Athletics and sports

    Manhattan College’s sports teams compete in NCAA Division I

  • AACSB accredited

    The College’s Business School is accredited by the AACSB

Life as an international student

International students are welcome at Manhattan College, and their International Student and Scholar Services are on hand to help you feel accommodated and at home in New York City. The office will provide you with a warm welcome to the Manhattan College community and will attend to any cultural, social and academic challenges that you may face. The office also serves as an international educational resource for the whole college community.

The College offers more than 100 clubs and organizations you can join, including the international student association, which promotes international understanding and appreciation. The club sponsors a variety of events throughout the year that you can attend and get involved with.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Language Center
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Diving Pools 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 2
    • Cafe’s 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Personal Trainers
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 102
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Transport
    • Campus parking
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 6
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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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.


Manhattan College

4513 Manhattan College Parkway Riverdale NY 10471

Nestled in the historic neighborhood of Riverdale, the campus is in the Bronx is close to dozens of restaurants and shops. Best of all, it's only 35 minutes from midtown Manhattan. The unbeatable location offers a unique and safe way to take advantage of all New York City has to offer.

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