College Profile

Located on a picturesque campus just 30 minutes away from New York City, Manhattanville’s global campus has more than 50 countries represented by students on campus. With more than 50 programs of study, career-focused majors, professors with professional experience, and internships with leading companies and organizations, it’s no wonder Manhattanville was named as one of the top small colleges in the country by the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

At Manhattanville College, we get an insider’s view of how the world works. Through powerful internships, international study, and service learning, we spend four years of life on a globally diverse campus just down the road from the world’s most cosmopolitan city.  In everything we learn, in everything we do, we’re involved in the world— studying it, exploring it, lifting it up, and making it our own. Since 1841, Manhattanville College’s overarching mission has been to educate students to be ethical and socially responsible leaders within a global community. Enter Manhattanville College and you will discover a warm, engaging community environment where you will be challenged to make your own personal contribution to society, either through service, commerce, or the arts.

At Manhattanville, rigorous academic preparation within a nurturing environment is matched by personalized attention to every student. Our close-knit community of 1,700 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students provides a diverse learning environment, with more than 30 states and 50 countries represented. The Daily Beast recently included ManhattanvilleCollege on its list of “BestSchools for Foreign Students,” ranking the college 12th nationwide andgiving us a score of A- in diversity.

Manhattanville’s global perspective is enriched by its role as a nongovernmental organization associated with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations. Select students have an opportunity to intern at the UN as well as study with an ambassador. Additionally, Manhattanville is truly known for its phenomenal internship programs. PepsiCo, MasterCard, HBO Productions, Morgan Stanley, VH1, NYU Medical, and Madison Square Garden are just a few of over 670 places where our students have received invaluable, hands-on experience. These opportunities set the foundation for a successful career after Manhattanville.

Programs We Offer


  • Business Management
  • Communication and Media
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Media Production
  • Global International Studies
  • Marketing
  • Criminal Justice & Law
  • Performing Arts- Dance, Theatre, Music
  • Psychology
  • Sport Studies


2,500 Total Enrollment
1,600 Undergraduate Enrollment
900 Graduate Enrollment
13% International Student Enrollment
40% Male
60% Female
12:1 Faculty-Student Ratio
63% Faculty: Full-Time
37% Faculty: Part-Time
55 Countries Represented
Top 5 Canada, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Sweden, Spain
Other 650+ Internship Opportunities, 22 NCAA DIII Athletic Teams

English as a Second Language Program and Services

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International Student Housing Options

Is on-campus housing available for international students?
Guaranteed housing for all four years.

Collaborative Programs

  • University of Sacred Heart, Tokyo, Japan
  • University of Sacred Heart, Santurce, Puerto Rico
  • KEIO University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan
  • Université Paul-Valéry – Montpellier III; Montpellier, France
  • St. Clare’s, Oxford, England
  • Oxford, Oxford, England
  • University College Galway, Galway Ireland
  • National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Kildare, Ireland
  • Tecnologico de Monterrey, Cuernavaca, Mexico

First Year, Transfer, and Graduate Students

Manhattanville College- International Admissions

Financial Aid

Is financial aid available for international students?
Yes, Manhattanville College offers scholarships and grants for international students.

Please see Manhattanville College- Financial Aid

Student Activities and Campus Life

Campus Life is as individual as you are. You can act in a theatre class, work on an United Nations project, practice yoga, join any of over 40 clubs, or just hang out in the Student Center. Manhattanville Valiant athletic teams participate in 20 Division III sports. The Duchesne Center serves as the coordinator and catalyst for service-learning, community outreach, culture, and leadership across the College campus and around the world. Our beautiful 100-acre campus, with its historic architecture, is set in thriving Westchester County, NewYork. Life at Manhattanville blends the leisurely pace of suburbia with the rich cultural resources and fast pace of New York City, which is less than 30 miles away.  Expect to engage your mind, body, spirit, and heart when you are here. Come and see how it all works together.

Find yourself … at Manhattanville.

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Lena I. Adely
Director, International Admissions

Visa Information

Does your institution issue I-20 for F-1 visa status and/or DS-2019 for J-1 visa status?
Yes, both  F-1 and J-1

International Students must submit financial documentation for the I-20 form to apply for F-1 Visa.

Cost of Attendance & Financial Assistance

Tuition and Fees: $39,570
Room and Board: $14,520

Major Areas of Study

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies
Arts and Humanities
Arts, Visual, and Performing
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer and Information Sciences
Education, Teaching ESL
English Language and Literature
Health and Medicine
Health Sciences
Languages, Literature, and Linguistics
Law and Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies
Math and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Nursing / Other Allied Medical
Philosophy and Religion
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Services
Public and Social Services
Science, Math, and Technology
Social Sciences
Theological Studies and Religious Vocations


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