Marymount Manhattan College


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


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.

Most Popular Majors

Art, Business, Communication Arts, Dance, English, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Arts

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1988
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1988
Faculty: 92

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1

Percent Male: 25%
Percent Female: 75%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

221 E 71st St
New York New York 10021


Main Email:

Main Phone: 212-517-0400

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Troy Cogburn
Assistant Director, Transfer Admission

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The average TPA of accepted transfer applicants is 3.1.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
A maximum of 90 credits will be awarded for coursework completed with a grade of C-. The College does not normally award credit for courses taken at an institution for which the student earned a grade of P (Pass).

Credits (Min/Max):
A max of 90 credits will be awarded. The College cannot guarantee that all degree requirements can be met within the remaining 30 credits. We award a max of 60 credits in transfer for coursework completed at regionally accredited two-year college.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT I and/or ACT scores may be required.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
One letter of recommendation, from a transfer counselor or faculty member able to evaluate your academic performance and capabilities, is required.

Essay(s) required:
An essay (250-500 words) is required.

Application Fee:
There is a $60 nonrefundable application fee

Other Requirements:
Our Dance and Theatre programs have additional requirements. A Judicial Record Form is required.

Fall Deadline:
Rolling admissions

Spring Deadline:
Rolling admissions

Summer Deadline:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 26
English 21 28
Math 19 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 480 590
Math 470 560
Writing 485 580

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 79%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -79%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 4300

Room and Board: 14030

Tuition and Fees: 24708

Total Cost: 44038

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
All students who complete the application for admission are automatically considered for scholarships. To apply for federal financial aid, complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1. Contact the Center for Student Services at 212-517-0500.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7945

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 85%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 64%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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