Marymount Manhattan College is a small, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students, from 48 states and 60 countries. The student/faculty ratio is 11-1. The most recent student body statistics are available here.
MMC offers special programs such as an Academic Year Abroad, Performing Arts in London, and cooperative degrees with Pace University. Academic departments also make extensive use of the plethora of resources available to us through the affiliations of our faculty and to our New York City location.
Admission is based on a combination of factors including standardized test scores, high school record, college transcripts (if applicable), counselor/employer recommendations and a 250 - 500-word essay. Marymount Manhattan College’s policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status or other basis prohibited by law.
Marymount Manhattan College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is independently chartered to grant degrees by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.
Graduation & Retention
Fall 2015 Enrolled Full-time Students: Gender # % Female 1284 75.0% Male 427 25.0% Total 1711 100% Fall 2015 Enrolled Full-time Students: Ethnicity/Race # % White 1014 59.3% Hispanic 314 18.4% Black 127 7.4% International (non-US citizens) 91 5.3% Asian 65 3.8% Native American 13 0.8% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 2 0.1% Two or more races 23 1.3% Did not answer 62 3.6% Total 1711 100% Fall 2014 Full-time, First-time Bachelor’s Retention Rate Full-time, first-time Fall 2014 bachelor’s cohort 495 Students from Fall 2014 cohort still enrolled as of Fall 2015 364 Full-time, first-time Fall 2014 bachelor’s cohort retention rate 73.5% Graduation Rate of Fall 2009 Degree-seeking, First-time, Full-time Undergraduate Students Full-time, first-time Fall 2009 bachelor’s cohort 487 Students from Fall 2009 cohort graduated by August 31, 2015 204 Fall 2009 cohort graduation rate 42%
Class of 2015 Graduate Exit Survey plans:
In our graduate survey of 363 graduating students, there were 298 respondents (for a response rate of 82%). Of those responding at graduation, 65% had been offered employment. 18% had received or were deciding on graduate school and professional school offers. Of the students surveyed, 33% were also actively seeking audition opportunities in the performing arts.
SP15 Graduates: Education Plans
Accepted at graduate/professional school and will attend
Accepted at graduate/professional school and will defer
Wait-listed at graduate/professional school
Still deciding and/or waiting for responses from graduate/professional schools
Plan to apply to graduate/professional school within the next year
Do not plan to apply to graduate/professional school in the near future
Other (will probably apply after 1 or more years)
(Source: Spring 2015 Graduate Exit Survey)