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Study at Manhattanville College

Manhattanville College is located in Purchase, New York, United States. It was established in the year 1841 and known as the Academy of the Sacred Heart, an all girls Catholic boarding school. The college offers degrees and certificate programs in various Course Topics including communication studies, education, environmental studies, mathematics and computer science, and museum studies.

The men s sports teams of Manhattanville college compete in basketball, baseball, hockey, cross country, golf, track and field, soccer, tennis, and lacrosse. The women s sports teams participate in lacrosse, track and field, softball, soccer, cross country, basketball, field hockey, volleyball, tennis, and hockey. The college also has a wide variety of student clubs and organizations including the Animation Club, Christian Fellowship Club, Latin American Student Organization, Right World View, World Soccer Club, and Minds in Motion.

Profile of Manhattanville College

Manhattanville is in Purchase, NY. Purchase is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Manhattanville issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master s degree.

Course Topics

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at Manhattanville include fine arts and education and teaching.

Manhattanville Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. Just 50% of applicants in 2007 were accepted at Manhattanville. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 610 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 490 to 610 in 2007. People seek out Manhattanville, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student enrolment

Approximately 3,023 students study at Manhattanville .

Student Life

Very few students at the school attend part-time. Manhattanville makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school s meal plans. Students participate in Skyline Conference athletics.

Manhattanville Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching292special ed, elementary school teaching, social studies teaching, English teaching, foreign language teaching, physical education teaching, early childhood education, art education, . . .
Business and Management131 business management, finance, human resources, business administration, business communications
Liberal Arts120 history courses, political science, English, sociology, creative writing, American studies, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, . . .
Therapy and Counseling62 psychology, behavioral sciences
Media24 communication studies, communication and journalism
Fine Arts24fine arts studies, art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts11dance
Science 8biology, biochemistry, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science
Art Studies3art studies, visual and performing arts
Religion and Philosophy3religion, philosophy

Contact: Manhattanville

Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase St

Purchase, NY 10577

General Phone: (914) 694-2200


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