Manchester University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

North Manchester, IN

$33,178

Avg tuition

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About Manchester University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Church of Brethren  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Manchester University is a small private university located on a rural campus in North Manchester, Indiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,084, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 70%. The university offers 54 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,178.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

70% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

71% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

56% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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1k

Students enrolled

74%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

66%

Black

11%

Hispanic

8%

Unknown

7%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

52% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

1,066

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

97% On-campus

3% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 100% online

Master's Check Bold 33% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $33,178 $33,178
Graduate $23,100 $23,100

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $10,122
On-campus other expenses $1,488
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $6,770
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,342
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,705

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $45,788 $45,788
Off-campus without family $44,290 $44,290
Off-campus with family $38,883 $38,883

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

88%

State Grant Aid

50%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,841
State Grant Aid $7,043
Institution Grant Aid $20,672
Pell Grant Aid $4,482

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division III with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Indoor
  • Track Field Outdoor
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2020-2021 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC

6

Engineering

BA

MA

DOC

7

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

8

Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

BA

MA

DOC

9

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

10

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

11

History

BA

MA

DOC

12

History

BA

MA

DOC

13

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

14

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

15

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

BA

MA

DOC

16

Natural Resources And Conservation

BA

MA

DOC

17

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC

18

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology

BA

MA

DOC

19

Philosophy And Religious Studies

BA

MA

DOC

20

Physical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

21

Psychology

BA

MA

DOC

22

Public Administration And Social Service Professions

BA

MA

DOC

23

Security And Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

24

Social Sciences

BA

MA

DOC