Marymount Manhattan College

Marymount Manhattan College is a private, four-year, co-educational, nonsectarian college offering outstanding programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication and media arts, and the performing arts. The faculty-to-student ratio is 11:1, enabling students to engage in scholarly dialogue in class and to work closely with esteemed faculty on research projects, independent studies, and internship opportunities. Located on Manhattan's Upper East Side of New York City, the College's co-educational student population is drawn from across the country and around the globe.The mission of the College is to educate a socially and economically diverse student body by fostering intellectual achievement and personal growth and by providing opportunities for career development. Inherent in this mission is the intent to develop an awareness of social, political, cultural, and ethical issues in the belief that this awareness will lead to concern for, participation in, and improvement of society.The College offers a variety of majors and minors in the liberal arts, including communications and media arts, business and the arts and sciences, including art and art history, English and world literatures, politics and human rights, and speech language pathology. The division of communication and media arts, with strengths in digital journalism, public relations and strategic communication, and digital media and video production takes advantage of the many media outlets in New York City for its internships, including Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Dr. Oz Show, and more. Other internship opportunities for students have included the United Nations, Christies, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sesame Workshop, NBC Universal, CBS News, The Clinton Foundation, Chanel, and the TriBeCa Film Festival. The Colleges programs in the performing arts are renowned and highly competitive. The theatre arts program offers specializations in acting, design, directing, musical theatre, performance, producing, and writing for the stage. The BFA Dance program offers concentrations in ballet, choreography, and jazz, while the BA Dance program offers body, science, and motion, dance studies, dance and media, and teaching dance, among many others.Notable Marymount Manhattan graduates include the late Geraldine Ferraro, first female vice presidential candidate representing a major America political party; Justice Sallie Manzanet-Daniels, the first Latina justice in the history of New York State to serve on the First Department, Appellate Division Court; Adele de Cruz, who, along with a colleague, invented the laser process for restoring the great centuries old art masterpieces; Lisa Perry, internationally famous clothing designer; and Annaleigh Ashford, Tony award winning Broadway performer. The College has two residence halls including the 55th Street Residence Hall in mid-town and Cooper Square in the iconic East Village of Manhattan. The Cooper Square residence hall, which opened in summer 2015, is a quick subway ride to the main campus and set among cafes, theatres, restaurants, shopping, and rich cultural attractions. Theres no better place for students than this vibrant downtown neighborhood.The College offers nearly 40 student organizations. The Academic Access program offers services and support to students with disabilities. Marymount Manhattan College is a welcoming, supportive haven in the exciting landscape of New York City.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1936 N/A Semester $18.1 million 221 E. 71st Street, New York, NY 10021 (212) 517-0400
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New York New York 1075

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 2
Students who have cars on campus N/A
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age No

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

nonremedial tutoring
placement service
health service
health insurance

Campus safety and security services offered

Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.)


Career services offered

co-op education
on-campus job interviews
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interest inventory
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

residence halls
computer center/labs
student center

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus Theresa Lang Theatre, Bill Bordeaux Black Box Theatre, The Hewitt Gallery of Art

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students

Remedial math
Remedial reading
Tape recorders
Videotaped classes
Note-taking services
Special bookstore section
Extended time for tests
Priority registration
Texts on tape
Exams on tape or computer
Waiver of math degree requirement

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students Mostly

Services for physically disabled students

Note-taking services
Tape recorders
Adaptive equipment
Reader services
Interpreters for hearing-impaired
Talking books