MANHATTANVILLE AT A GLANCE: FAST FACTS

Get to know Manhattanville College: From our diverse student body to our low student-to-faculty ratio to our top-notch athletic programs, we’re proud of our reputation for excellence and our commitment to student satisfaction!

We are ranked #1 in Top Performers in Social Mobility for private, nonprofit colleges by U.S. News & World Report - Regional Universities North (2022)

Niche has recognized us as the #20 most diverse college in New York

We are proud to be recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education

LOCATION: Purchase, NY

FOUNDED: 1841 in Manhattan; relocated to the current campus in September 1952, the former estate of Whitelaw Reid, publisher of the New York Herald Tribune and Ambassador to England.

CAMPUS:100 acres

ENROLLMENT: 1,541: Total Undergraduate Enrollment  |  994: Total Graduate Enrollment

Recognized Excellence

STUDENT BODY

  • 44% Students of Color
  • 28% Hispanic/Latino Students
  • 20+: States and Territories Represented Among Enrolled Students
  • 30+: Countries Represented Among Enrolled Students
  • 65% of first-year, first-time students live on-campus
  • 20,000+ Alumni

WHAT IS A VALIANT?

“To a valiant heart, nothing is impossible.”

From that quote comes the distinctive Manhattanville nickname, bestowed on our sports teams in the late 1970s by Tim Cohane, Sr., a renowned sports editor and father of then men’s basketball coach, Tim Cohane. Representing the spirit of bold bravery and the will to act with courage, conviction, and moral integrity, the name represents the qualities we strive to live up to as a community. We are Valiants!

FACULTY

  • 117 Full-time Faculty
  • 10:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

STUDENT LIFE

  • 40+ Student-Run Clubs
  • 23 NCAA Division III Athletic Teams
  • 20,000+ hours of community service completed annually

POPULAR PROGRAMS

  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Business Management
  • Education
  • Sport Studies

HONOR SOCIETIES

  • Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta)-Biology
  • Kappa Delta Pi-Education
  • Lambda Pi Eta-Communication
  • Phi Sigma Tau-Philosophy
  • Pre-Law Honor Society
  • Psi Chi- Psychology
  • Sigma Alpha Pi-Leadership and Success
  • Sigma Theta Tau (coming in 2022)-Nursing

GRADUATES WHO EXCEL

Manhattanville College graduates go on to do amazing things: leading impressive companies on the cutting edge of business trends, helping to improve patient care at top healthcare facilities, passionately educating the next generation of schoolchildren, and furthering their own educations with advanced degrees.

  • 86% of students in the Class of 2020 are employed or currently enrolled in graduate school
    o 49% Employed
    o 37% Enrolled in graduate studies
  • All undergraduate students complete a minimum of one internship, experiential learning or clinical experience prior to degree completion.
  • 100% Pass Rate for nursing students completing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)

 

STATE-OF-THE-ART LABORATORIES

  • The School of Arts and Sciences boasts 11 laboratories that have been renovated within the last 10 years. They are all outfitted with smart technology, and have been built to standards outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Our six Clinical Learning labs in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences are less than three years old

DEDICATED TO SERVICE

As Valiants, community service is built into our DNA. With a focus on service learning, Manhattanville College students are encouraged to make a difference in the community—both on campus and off. Here is how we heed the call:

  • 20,000+ HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE COMPLETED ANNUALLY
  • 70+: OUTLETS FOR SERVICE
  • 900+: STUDENTS ANNUALLY PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES

ATHLETICS

Go Valiants! Manhattanville has a long history of success in athletics, boasting 23 NCAA Division III teams, many of which have receved honors on the national stage. We take great pride in supporting our student athletes and cheering them on at our state-of-the-art facilities adds a rich layer to campus life. Our standout sports achievements include:

•44 NCAA Tournament Appearances

•59 Conference Tournament Championships

•36 All-American Selections 

• 11 COSIDA Academic All-Americans

• 59 Conference Players of the Year

• 53 Conference Regular Season Championships

• 104 All-Region Honorees

 

ACCREDITATIONS

Middle State Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)