Manhattanville College is a private liberal-arts college located in Purchase, New York, just 30 minutes north of NYC. From around the world, Manhattanville students come together to make a warm, inclusive, safe, and truly global community of 1,800 undergraduates from more than 55 countries!

The College is actively engaged in the surrounding communities of Westchester County and New York City, with programming designed to harness the many academic, cultural, and professional resources of the greater metropolitan area. Manhattanville’s undergraduate programs combine the intellectual strengths and passions of a liberal arts education with hands-on, real-world experiences, enabling students to succeed in dynamic and exciting careers. We provide students with the experiences they need to demonstrate to employers a wide range of skills and knowledge, across numerous subjects. Manhattanville students can choose from majors, minors, concentrations, and pre-professional tracks in over 50 areas of study.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Purchase, New York
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 73%
  • Average ACT: 23
  • Average SAT: 1090 (with writing included)
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; American Studies; Anthropology; Art History; Arts; Biology; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Dance; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; History; Humanities; International Relations; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Museum Studies; Music; Nutrition; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Digital Media Production; Sport Studies; Art Studio; Self-Designed Major
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  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid, Merit/talent-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $52,430


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Women's Ice Hockey; Men's Ice Hockey; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Women's Rugby; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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