Manhattan College is an independent private college positioned in Riverdale, New York, the United States of America. It was started in 1853 as the Academy of the Holy Infancy and is connected with the Roman Catholic Church in the Lasallian tradition.
In spite of the school’s name, its campus is really situated in the Bronx, across the road from New York City’s 4th biggest park, Van Cortlandt Park. The school is one of 182 staying colleges that were created before the Civil War. Manhattan College is one of 283 institutions in the U.S. with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the nation’s earliest and most broadly known educational honor community.
Manhattan College has 3,600 students – 3,200 undergraduate. Its freshman to sophomore total time preservation rate is 83%. Almost 300 students intern every year at such regional organizations and businesses as PricewaterhouseCoopers, New York Mets and Goldman Sachs. Manhattan takes part in NCAA Division I athletics and the school’s symbolic figure is the Jaspers.