Our Valiant

We are Valiant Strong!

Our Valiant (affectionately known as VAL) is unique to Manhattanville.  There are bull dogs, rams, and a variety of mascots in higher education - but we are the only VALIANTS!


What is a Valiant?

Leadership & Involvement

With 40+ student clubs and organizations, there's a group for every Valiant to discover. CSIL supports and encourages extracurricular learning activities, providing students an opportunity to meet others who share their interests.


Diversity & Inclusion

The Center for Inclusion fosters a campus culture that supports, values, and respects every Manhattanville student, faculty, and staff regardless of race, class, gender, age, sexual preference, abilities, nationality, religion, or beliefs.


Community Service

The Sister Mary T. Clark Center coordinates tens of thousands of hours of student community service initiatives each year.


Religion & Spirituality

Manhattanville’s commitment to religious diversity is reflected in the multiple faiths served by Campus Ministry based in The Clark Center.


Athletics & Recreation

A competitive small college program, the Athletics Department sponsors 21 intercollegiate teams competing in NCAA Division III as well as recreational intramural sports. #RollVals


Health & Counseling

Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) is a safe, confidential place where students can receive comprehensive medical treatment and speak with professional clinicians.



On-site parking and easy access to public transportation are available for students on our well-located Purchase, NY campus.


Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life is committed to preparing students for an ever-changing global community by promoting a safe, secure, and inclusive residential community in our four halls. Double and suite-style accommodations are available.


Commuter Life

Commuting students can take advantage of multiple lounge spaces as well as dedicated lockers.


Career Development

Partner with the Center for Career Development as you explore and expand your passions, skills and career goals. It’s never too early!



Our Valiant Up! orientation program offers events, activities, and academic information sessions to acclimate you to the Manhattanville campus.



A Manhattanville Commencement is full of pageantry and tradition. Celebrate your achievements with family and friends in front of our castle, Reid Hall!


Study Abroad

The college offers cooperative exchange programs with a number of universities overseas.  We also have program partners with some of the best study abroad providers in the country.


Dining Services

Dining Services by Chartwells has got you covered from a to-go cup of coffee to a lazy Sunday brunch in the Dining Hall. Check out your options.


International Services

Manhattanville has a long history of hosting international students.  We have offices and staff to support our international population