Manhattan College consistently ranks highly among national surveys that assess return on investment and graduate salaries. Additionally, the College is highly ranked in the annual college surveys done by U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.
Manhattan College placed 32th among more than 1,500 U.S. colleges and universities on the Payscale.com 2013 Return on Investment (ROI) Rankings: College Education Value Compared survey, which demonstrates the long-term professional success of Manhattan graduates.
Manhattan College was ranked 46th out of 1,058 colleges in the United States with the best salary potential in the 2012–2013 Payscale College Salary Report. Manhattan College graduates earn more than graduates from other universities such as the University of Southern California (ranked 54), Georgetown University (ranked 59), Wesleyan University (ranked 64), NYU (ranked 84) and UCLA (ranked 89).
The report demonstrated how the median salary of Manhattan College alumni nearly doubled from entry level to mid-career.
Manhattan College placed 13th in the 50 Affordable Colleges with the Best Return on Investment category in the Bloomberg Businessweek/PayScale 2011 survey. The survey revealed findings that 50 leading colleges and universities, including Manhattan College, delivered a 30-year net return on investment (ROI) greater than $1 million for graduates.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Manhattan College as the No.17 regional university in the north. This is the sixth year in a row that the College has placed in the regional top 20 in the annual America’s Best Colleges survey.
The College’s School of Engineering was also ranked No. 35 nationally among the Best in Undergraduate Engineering category, which evaluates engineering schools that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
Manhattan College was featured for the third year in a row as one of America's 650 Top Colleges by Forbes in the 2012 ranking.