Manhattan College, NY, NY, The Bronx, Riverdale Section

– Located across from Van Cortland Park in The Bronx
– Riverdale – Upscale safe area – Safest area in the Bronx
– 3100 undergrads
– 25% commuter but not a suitcase school, meaning resident students who would go home on the weekends
– Smaller classes – no lecture, Largest class up to 40 students
– La Salle Catholic order affiliation
– No TA’s or grad assistants teaching classes
– Professors are accessible
– 3 religion classes required
– Very clean campus
– Housing guaranteed all four years
– Career mentor program where you can being a mentee for someone in your desired career
– Easy transportation into Manhattan – Subway #1 train right there
– Plenty of internship opportunities due to close proximity to Manhattan
– 5 year education Aaster’s program
– Recently started an MBA program
– Supportive academic environment
– Student to faculty ratio – 12:1
– Strongest/Top majors – Engineering, Business, Science, Health, education
– Have a Communications program
– Civil engineering most popular engineering major
– Interview – recommended, especially for those who have something to discuss relating to their academics. Interview is evaluative
– 1100-1240 New SAT, 22-26 ACT, do not Superscore ACT but will Superscore SAT
– Apply to a specific school, apply to liberal arts if undecided but essentially have the same admission requirements across the board. For Engineering applicants need to see strong science and math grades – pre calculus taken in high school like to see but not required, calculus not required
– Admit Rate – 60%
– Somewhat consider demonstrated interest – Keep track of visits, won’t hold it against a student if hasn’t visited
– Students are very community service oriented
– Cross over schools – Iona, Fordham, St John’s
– Most applicants from the Tri state area
– 80% of freshman live on campus
– Greek Life – Minimal part of student life
– Merit Aid based on test scores and GPA – $3k – $25k
– FAFSA only required for financial aid
– $57K COA

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