Marymount Manhattan College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Marymount Manhattan College
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Marymount Manhattan College Admissions Overview:

Marymount Manhattan College accepts over three-quarters of those who apply, making it accessible to the majority of applicants. Students can apply to the school through the school's application, or with the Common Application. In addition, students are required to send in test scores from the SAT or ACT--the majority of applicants submit SAT scores, but both are accepted equally. Additional materials include high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Marymount Manhattan College Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Marymount Manhattan College Description:

Originally established in 1936 as a Catholic two-year women's college, Marymount Manhattan College is now a nonsectarian four-year liberal arts college. The college consists of two buildings on 71st Street in Manhattan, and the school is proud to declare the city itself as its campus. Students come from 48 states and 36 countries. MMC students can choose from 17 majors and 40 minors, and the college has particular strengths in communications and performing arts. Prospective students with strong grades and standardized test scores should look into the College Honors Program for an enriched learning environment. Academics at Marymount Manhattan College are supported by a 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students have all the opportunities of New York City at their fingertips, but they can also participate in any of the college's 39 student clubs and organizations. The college does not have any varsity athletic teams.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,069 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 23% Male / 77% Female
  • 89% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,290
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $15,990
  • Other Expenses: $7,500
  • Total Cost: $54,780

Marymount Manhattan College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 94%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 93%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,810
    • Loans: $7,778

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Art, Business, Communication Arts, Dance, English, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Arts.

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 41%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 36%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 45%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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