Transfer Admissions

Transferring can be an overwhelming process, but we make it easy at Manhattanville. 

As a transfer-friendly institution, we accept up to 90 credits in transfer, housing is guaranteed for transfer students, and over 98% of transfer students are eligible for financial aid.

Transfer Admissions at Manhattanville operates on a rolling basis. There is no deadline to apply. 

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Transfer students may apply to Manhattanville by completing the Common Application or the Manhattanville Application.

All transfer applicants should apply for the fall or spring term unless you are pursuing the Accelerated Second Degree Nursing program which starts in the fall, spring, or summer terms. 

Transfer students wishing to take summer classes prior to their first semester enrolling as a transfer, may do so as a non-degree student.


Along with your completed application, please submit the following:

  • Transcripts- Unofficial transcripts may be provided or uploaded to receive an initial admissions decision. Official transcripts will be required to enroll. Official transcripts can be sent by mail or secure electronic delivery directly from your previous institution.
    • Applicants with fewer than 12 college credits- You must submit both your high school (or equivalent) and college / universities transcripts from each institution attended
    • Applicants with 12 or more college credits- You must submit college / universities transcripts from each institution attended
  • $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee
  • Optional supplemental materials including SAT or ACT scores, letters of recommendation, personal essay, resume, and personal interview. (in some cases these materials may be required)
    • if submitting test scores, our codes are: SAT - 2397; ACT - 2800

Required documents should be submitted to the address below:

Manhattanville University

ATTN: Admissions Office

2900 Purchase Street

Purchase, NY 10577

Official Electronic transcript submissions are preferred and should be sent to 

In addition to submitting the requirements required of all transfer applicants, students pursing a degree in the School of Nursing and Health Sciences will be required to submit the following:

  • High School Transcript or equivalent
  • All College Transcripts
  • One Letter of Recommendation from a Teacher or Counselor
  • A Personal Statement: Why this is your major of choice?
  • TEAS Exam (for nursing transfer students with a GPA below 3.0)
  • Prerequisite Courses completed (if applying directly to the clinically-ready portion of the nursing program) available under 'Admissions and Aid'


Students interested in pursuing Art (Studio), Dance, Musical Theatre, and Theatre have additional portfolio and/or audition requirements to be met in addition to the regular transfer admission requirements.

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In addition to the domestic student transfer requirements, the following is required for international transfer applicants:

  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Essay
  • Proof of English Proficiency by providing one of the following


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Manhattanville University transfers up to 90 credits!

50% of all coursework for one's major or minor must be taken at Manhattanville.

Students with an Associates Degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 will receive full credit for all courses successfully completed toward that degree. If transferring with an AA or AS degree from an accredited institution, you are exempt from completing Manhattanville’s General Education requirements. *AAS degree holders are an exception to this policy.

Transfer applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  Upon receipt of all all required documents, the admission committee will render an admission decision within three to five business days.



Admission decisions will start being mailed home in early March. 

The priority deadline to apply is August 1.  Applications will continue to be considered for admission through the first week of fall classes.



Admission decisions will start being mailed home in October.

The priority deadline to apply is December 1.  Applications will continue to be considered for admission through the first week of spring classes.



Summer Admission is only available to students that will begin the Accelerated Second Degree Nursing program.  All other transfer applicants should apply for the fall or spring term.  Students wishing to take summer classes prior to their first semester enrolling as a transfer student, may do so as a non-degree student.



Confirm whether your document submissions have been received and receive up-to-the-minute updates about your application.




All transfer students are considered for merit awards.  Specific transfer scholarships are also available to community college students in honors programs and/or societies.



Check your coursework from other colleges and universities to see how it will transfer to Manhattanville University. This list is updated frequently.



Academic & Opportunity Programs

Manhattanville offers over 55 areas of study for undergraduate students.  In addition, there are several opportunity and honors options for students to consider.  .
Academics at Mville
Academics at Mville

Upcoming Transfer Admissions Events


Transfer Instant Decision Day

10:00 AM
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Transfer Instant Decision Day

10:00 AM
Reid Castle

Transfer Instant Decision Day

10:00 AM
Reid Castle

Additional Resources

Academic Support Services

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides free Peer Tutoring sessions for undergraduate students. Through the ARC, students receive individual and group support in a variety of subjects at all levels of the curriculum.

The Center for Student Accessibility partners with students to empower them to take ownership of their college journey. The Center also strives to increase positive dialogue surrounding disabilities, promoting the "people first" approach and communicating the message that disability is an integral part of diversity.

The Andrew Bodenrader Center for Academic Writing and Composition has a mission is to provide Manhattanville students with support at any stage of the writing process. We strive to build the confidence of student writers through encouraging, collaborative one-to-one sessions with peer tutors, graduate Writing Center Fellows, and Academic Writing faculty. 

The Center for Career Development is committed to individualized career exploration counseling, self-assessment, skill development, and utilizing internship and job search strategies that empower students to take ownership in their personal and professional success.

Additional Student Information

The OneStop Office is here to assist with questions about financial aid and scholarships, tuition and billing, and class registration.

Military and Veteran Students with VA Education benefits can apply for the post 9/11 GI Bill and related awards at Manhattanville University.

International Students are welcome at Manhattanville!  Our community currently welcomes students from more than 30 countries!

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health courses are geared toward students interested in applying to graduate or professional preparation in the Health Sciences, particularly in the fields of Medicine (MD, DO, DVM), Dentistry, Physical Therapy, and Optometry. 

Online Students can access our programs from anywhere at any time, providing working professionals with a convenient pathway to continuing education.