Facts and Figures

Marymount Manhattan College is a small, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

  • History

    Originally established as the city campus of Marymount College, Tarrytown, N.Y., the College was independently chartered in 1961 as Marymount Manhattan College.

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  • Location

    Marymount Manhattan College consists of three buildings on East 71st Street between Second and Third Avenues on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

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  • Size

    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.

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  • Tuition/Fees

    2016–2017 tuition and fees are $30,290/year and room and board is $15,990/year. A complete listing of tuition and all fees can be found here.

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  • Curriculum

    Students complete a required liberal arts core curriculum, and one of 25 major programs of study.

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  • Special Programs

    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.

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  • Admission Policy

    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.

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  • Residence Life

    MMC has two residence halls: the 55th Street Residence at 231 East 55th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues and Cooper Square located at 6th Street and Cooper Square in the East Village.

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    Off-Campus Housing

  • Accreditation

    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.

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  • Financial Aid

    More than 85 percent of our students receive some form of financial assistance — scholarships, grants, loans and work-study.

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    Apply for Aid
    Work Study Positions

  • Activities/Clubs

    There are more than 40 active clubs and organizations on campus - ranging from performing arts groups and student government to religious organizations and academic clubs.

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    Student Activity Calendar
    Student Affairs

  • 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%
  • After Graduation

    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)