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Marymount Manhattan College Overview

Marymount Manhattan College is a private not-for-profit institution located in New York, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Marymount Manhattan College Known For?

509 Undergraduate Awards
$50,854 Avg Cost After Aid
88% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at MMC may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 9 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at MMC.
  • In 2017-2018, 25% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average MMC student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Marymount Manhattan College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MMC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Literature Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MMC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Other Literature Schools College Factual
#1 Best Value Colleges for Other Literature College Factual
#1 Best Other Literature Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#1 Highest Paid Other Literature Graduates College Factual
#22 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Creative Writing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Marymount Manhattan College?


Contact details for MMC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 221 E 71St St, New York, NY 10021-4597
Phone: 212-517-0400

How Do I Get Into MMC?

You can apply to MMC online at:

Admission Requirements for MMC

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into MMC?

88% Acceptance Rate
78% Of Accepted Are Women
72% Submit SAT Scores
Since MMC has an acceptance rate of 88%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 22% of accepted students are men and 78% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.

Average Test Scores

About 72% of students accepted to MMC submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 580. Math scores were between 460 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 500 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 460 to 620 )
MMC received ACT scores from 27% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 29. Math scores were between 17 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 21 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 17 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 20 to 28 )

Can I Afford Marymount Manhattan College?

$50,854 Net Price
89% Take Out Loans
6.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MMC is $50,854. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MMC, approximately 89% of students took out student loans averaging $7,045 a year. That adds up to $28,180 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MMC is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Marymount Manhattan College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,485 Full-Time Undergraduates
80% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,722 undergraduate students at MMC, with 1,485 being full-time and 237 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,485 full-time undergraduates at MMC, 20% are male and 80% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Marymount Manhattan College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 50
Black or African American 147
Hispanic or Latino 297
White 845
International Students 28
Other Races/Ethnicities 118

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Marymount Manhattan College. At this time, 39 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 54 countries are represented at MMC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Brazil, and Canada.

Online Learning at Marymount Manhattan College

1,661 Took All Classes Online
1,722 Took At Least One Class Online
41,533.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,722 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MMC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of MMC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Marymount Manhattan College was 41,533.3%. This is the #9 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at MMC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Marymount Manhattan College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Drama & Theater Arts 0 149 149
Dance 0 61 61
Communication & Media Studies 0 40 40
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 29 29
Marketing 0 22 22
International Studies 0 18 18
Public Relations & Advertising 0 17 17
General Psychology 0 17 17
Arts & Media Management 0 17 17
General Social Sciences 15 0 15
Fine & Studio Arts 0 15 15
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 14 14
Literature 0 14 14
Business Administration & Management 0 13 13
Journalism 0 11 11
Design & Applied Arts 0 10 10
General Biology 0 7 7
Writing Studies 0 7 7
Communication Sciences 0 6 6
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 4 4
International Business 0 4 4
Sociology 0 4 4
Business/Managerial Economics 0 3 3
Finance & Financial Management 0 3 3
Public Health 0 2 2
Philosophy 0 2 2
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 1 1
History 0 1 1
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 1
Political Science & Government 0 1 1
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0
TOTAL 15 494 509


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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