Manhattanville College is a private, library arts school located on a scenic 100-acre suburban campus in Purchase, New York, just a half an hour away from New York City. The student body is richly diverse, hailing from more than 30 states and 50 different countries. Its 2,700 students attend rigorous courses in their choice of 90 different disciplines, ranging from business to environmental studies. They can design their own major, matching up courses to their personal goals, and can continue on to graduate school in business, education, liberal arts, and writing.
- College Type: Private
- Program Type: 4-Year College
- Campus Size: Small (under 5,000 students)
- Campus Type: Urban
Manhattanville College has earned accolades from the Fiske Guide to Colleges and U.S. News & World Report for its high quality degree programs, and was also recognized in the Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges. In addition, the Newsweek Daily Beast named Manhattanville College one of the Best Schools for Foreign Students, based on its diverse environment, financial aid, and international students services.
The average class size of 17:1 allows for the personal attention that fosters success in college and beyond. The faculty has created a nurturing environment, and instills in students a passion for making a difference in the community around them. The college also offers more than 100 study abroad programs, and 450 internships. Students can choose to participate in 50 different clubs and are also encouraged to participate in community service each year.