Manhatanville College, New York
Manhattanville College, founded in 1841 is a private college which is located in Purchase, New York. Manhattanville’s mission is to “educate students to become ethically and socially responsible leaders for the global community”.
The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and its students are approximately 1,700 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students Manhattanville students come from 76 countries and 48 states. In accordance with the college’s Portfolio System, which is the nation’s oldest such system, undergraduate candidates must present: a freshman year assessment essay, a study plan outlining all course work counted toward the degree, a program evaluation essay giving both a rationale for course choices and an evaluation of the course, and specific examples of work in writing and research.
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