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Marymount Manhattan College Overview

Marymount Manhattan College is a private not-for-profit institution situated 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?

478 Undergraduate Awards
$49,410 Avg Cost After Aid
80% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at MMC is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 25% of the faculty were full-time.

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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
#4 Most Popular Drama & Theater Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Marymount Manhattan College?

Location of 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?

80% Acceptance Rate
81% Of Accepted Are Women
10% Submit SAT Scores
MMC has an acceptance rate of 80%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 19% of accepted students are men and 81% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 81%.

Average Test Scores

About 10% 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 475 and 610. Math scores were between 430 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 475 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 430 to 590 )
MMC received ACT scores from 33% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 30. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 22 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Marymount Manhattan College  ( 21 to 27 )

Can I Afford Marymount Manhattan College?

$49,410 Net Price
82% Take Out Loans
7.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MMC is $49,410. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MMC, approximately 82% of students took out student loans averaging $8,121 a year. That adds up to $32,484 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MMC is 7.1%. 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

1,660 Full-Time Undergraduates
78% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,892 undergraduate students at MMC, with 1,660 being full-time and 232 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MMC

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,660 full-time undergraduates at MMC, 22% are male and 78% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MMC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MMC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 57
Black or African American 141
Hispanic or Latino 307
White 977
International Students 53
Other Races/Ethnicities 125

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

3 Took All Classes Online
193 Took At Least One Class Online
50.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 193 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 50.0%. This is the #499 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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 0 137 137
Communication & Media Studies 0 48 48
Dance 0 42 42
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 23 23
International Studies 0 20 20
General Psychology 0 19 19
Business Administration & Management 0 18 18
Fine & Studio Arts 0 16 16
Marketing 0 15 15
Journalism 0 13 13
Communication Sciences 0 13 13
Arts & Media Management 0 13 13
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 12 12
Design & Applied Arts 0 12 12
Public Relations & Advertising 0 11 11
Literature 0 8 8
General Social Sciences 8 0 8
General Biology 0 7 7
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 6 6
Writing Studies 0 6 6
Sociology 0 6 6
Business/Managerial Economics 0 4 4
Finance & Financial Management 0 4 4
International Business 0 4 4
General Business/Commerce 0 3 3
Philosophy 0 3 3
Religious Studies 0 3 3
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 2 2
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 1
Political Science & Government 0 0 0
TOTAL 8 470 478


*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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