Universities in New York

Manhattan College


University Information

Locaction: Bronx, New York
Founded: 1853
Undergraduate Students: 3 444
Campus Type: Urban
Institution Type: Private liberal arts college
Website: manhattan.edu

About the University

Manhattan College is an independent Roman Catholic liberal arts college in the Lasallian tradition (from Saint-Jean Baptiste de La Salle). It is located in Riverdale, a section of the Bronx, which is approximately 10 miles from Midtown Manhattan. Offering undergraduate programs in the arts, business, education, engineering and sciences, this institute of higher learning provides its students with a personalized classroom setting and big-city opportunities. With a total of 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students, Manhattan College thrives on its high academic standards, reflections on values and principles, and preparation of its students for a dynamic, lifelong career.

Manhattan College offers degrees in five undergraduate schools: Arts, Business, Education, Engineering and Science. The School for Arts is the largest school overall at the college, but the School of Engineering is the college’s most well-known program. Communication is the largest major in the School for Arts. The College also offers graduate programs in Education, Engineering and Business.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

All students must enroll in a health insurance plan. Information on several plans designed especially for international students and scholars is provided at the orientation programs in August and January and available anytime in the ISA office, Miguel Hall 207A. 

Manhattan College proposes an insurance plan for all students.  Please visit their website for enrollment information. 

Students can find their own plan as long as it meets J-1 visa requirements. 

Cost: $964 (fall); $2,131 (year); $1,336 (Spring)

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is is mandatory for undergraduate exchange students.  To know more about on-campus living, please contact Housing.

Cost: $8,690-$9,220* per semester

*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information. ($7,350 per semester).

Off-campus Housing: Students are required to live on campus while on exchange at Manhattan.

The average budget per month is: $1,200-$1,500

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $12,000.00 per semester.