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Manhattan College, also known as MC, is a private, Roman Catholic college of liberal arts situated in Riverdale, New York, United States. It was established in 1853 as the Academy of the Holy Infancy. After a few name and status changes, it was finally renamed as Manhattan College in 1863. The College offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in diverse Course Topics.

MC’s athletics department sponsors several men’s and women’s sports teams. Their teams participate in men’s and women’s baseball, basketball, softball, and volleyball. They compete in the College’s 19 NCAA, Division 1 and have won several championships. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Jaspers and Lady Jaspers.

Profile of Manhattan College

Bronx, NY is home to Manhattan College. Bronx is a large city. Students select the school partly because it is a Roman Catholic school. Manhattan College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Post-Master s certificate.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in engineering.

Manhattan College Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 510. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 510 and 620.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Manhattan College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student enrolment

The school has 3,471 enrolled students .

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at Manhattan College. The school has a residential or campus feel. Manhattan College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Manhattan College values student athletics, and belongs to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

Manhattan College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management212business and related services, finance, sales and marketing, accounting
Education and Teaching168special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, school counseling, physical education teaching, educational administration
Engineering 163civil engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering
Liberal Arts96political science, sociology, economics, English, international relations, history, general studies, peace and conflict resolution, . . .
Media48communication studies
Science38biology, biochemistry, physics
Computer Science and Engineering35computer engineering, computer science, computer and info science
Therapy and Counseling30psychology
Medical Support and Technology12radiation therapist, nuclear medical tech, health service and sciences
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy, religion

Contact: Manhattan College

Manhattan College

Manhattan College Pky

Bronx, NY 10471-4098

General Phone: (718) 862-8000


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