Providing Opportunity, Manhattanville Ranks Among Nations Best in Upward Mobility

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Providing Opportunity, Manhattanville Ranks Among Nations Best in Upward Mobility

June 6, 2017 • Anonymous

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Manhattanville College is listed as one of the best institutions of higher education in the country when it comes to upward mobility, according to a study featured in the New York Times’ Upshot section.

With 41 percent of students coming from the lowest fifth of household incomes and moving up to the top fifth as adults, Manhattanville is ranked 62nd out of 578 selective private colleges included in the study, and 193 out of a total of 2,137 colleges and universities, public and private. Manhattanville was also rated 161st of selective private colleges for the likelihood that student moved up two or more income quintiles after graduation.

The College also does well in median student income at age 34 (another key indicator for success), with alumni earning an average salary of $48,900, which ranks 116th on the selective private colleges list and 306 on the full list.

Manhattanville also ranks among highest compared to other selective private colleges with the percentage of students who end up in the top 1, 5, 10 and 20 percent of incomes

The study was conducted by the Equality of Opportunity Project using anonymous tax information to show which colleges are more economically segregated than previously believed, and which are associated with income mobility. Learn more about the study here.

Read the full review on Manhattanville here.