Manhattanville Reid Castle In the Spring

Admissions Procedures

1. Complete the online application form. The normal application fee is waived for

    online applications.
2. Submit a 2-3 page typewritten autobiographical essay. The Admissions Committee uses the autobiographical essay to learn about your plans for the program and about your ability to think and write creatively and critically. This essay should be reflective in nature and respond to the following questions:
  •  How and why did you decide to pursue this program?
  • How can this program further your personal and/or professional goals?
  • What special abilities, personal qualities and life experiences do you bring to this program?
  • 3. Submit a 10-12 page sample of your writing. 

    4. Arrange to have official transcripts of all undergraduate work forwarded directly
        from the institution(s) to this office. Student copies are not acceptable.

    5. Submit a Graduate Student Health Form with proof of immunization against
        measles and rubella in compliance with New York State regulations. This request
        applies to all students born on or after January 1, 1957.

    6. Please send two signed letters of recommendation from someone who can
        speak to your intellectual and academic ability.

    7. Send materials to the following address. Applications will be considered upon
        receipt of all materials.

    Graduate Admissions
    Reid Castle B4/5
    Manhattanville College
    2900 Purchase Street
    Purchase, NY 10577