From our diverse student body to our low student-to-faculty ratio, to our top-notch athletic programs, we have been fulfilling our mission to educate ethical and socially responsible leaders since 1841.
Location and History:
Founded in 1841 in Manhattan, relocated in 1952 to Purchase, NY, the former estate of Whitelaw Reid, publisher of the New York Herald Tribune and Ambassador to England. Manhattanville Timeline
1,329: Undergraduate students
1,050: Graduate students
44% Students of Color
28% Hispanic/Latino students
20+ States and territories represented
30+ Countries represented
110 Full-time faculty
10:1 Student-faculty ratio
Campus and Facilities:
Approximately 100 acres
15 new or renovated science and nursing labs with smart technology and standards outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
Fabrication Lab or "FabLab" located in the Center for Design Thinking
4 Residence Halls and 4 Dining Locations
The 'Ville'age Store selling Manhattanville merch, gifts, and supplies.
13 Athletics spaces for student use
To a Valiant Heart, Nothing is Impossible!”
We Are Valiants!The Student Experience
With 65% of students living on campus and 35% of students commuting, Manhattanville strives to support all our students with excursions throughout the NYC metropolitan area and a host of guest lecturers, performances, and special events.
With a focus on service learning, our students are encouraged to make a difference in the community—both on campus and off.
- 1,000 of students give their time to service projects through our Clark Center.
- 200 Community partners/ outlets for students to choose from.
- 30,000+ Hours of community service completed annually.
Manhattanville has a long history of success in athletics, boasting 23 NCAA Division III teams, many of which have received 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.
- 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
#1 for Social Mobility
For three years in a row, Manhattanville is ranked the top performer among private, non-profit colleges in New York for Social Mobility by U.S. News and World Report, Regional Universities North category.Read the Article
Additional Rankings and Recognition
Leaders in a Global Community
- Castle Scholars Honors Program
- Beta Beta Beta (Tribeta) – Biology
- Kappa Delta Pi – Education
- Lambda Pi Eta –Communication
- Phi Sigma Tau – Philosophy
- Pre-Law Honor Society
- Psi Chi – Psychology
- Chi Alpha Sigma – Sport Studies/Athletics
- The National Society of Leadership and Success
Graduates Who Excel
With a network of 30,000+ alums, our graduates go on to lead companies on the cutting edge of business trends, improve patient care at top healthcare facilities, passionately educate the next generation of schoolchildren, and further their own education with advanced degrees. 86% of the Class of 2020 are employed or currently enrolled in graduate school.
- 49% Employed
- 37% Enrolled in graduate studies
Academics Designed for Success
All undergraduate students complete a minimum of one internship, experiential learning or clinical experience prior to degree completion.
Some of our most popular programs include:
- Business Management
- Sport Studies
Middle States 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)
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)