Coordinates: 40°53′22″N 73°54′7″W / 40.88944°N 73.90194°W / 40.88944; -73.90194
Manhattan College is a private, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college in the Lasallian tradition located in New York City, United States. After originally being established in 1853 as an academy for day students, Manhattan College was officially incorporated as an institution of higher education through a charter granted by the New York State Board of Regents. Despite the college's name, it is no longer located in Manhattan but in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, roughly 10 miles north of Midtown. Manhattan College offers undergraduate programs in the arts, business, education, engineering and science. Graduate programs are offered for education, business and engineering. U.S. News and World Report lists Manhattan as one of the top 20 colleges in the Regional Universities North category. In addition, Manhattan consistently ranks high in return on investment surveys, placing 19th on the 2012 Payscale College Return on Investment rankings.
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