cites Manhattan College as No. 21 in its Million Dollar ROI rankings.


RIVERDALE, N.Y., July 2, 2013 – In a new ranking released by (ACO), Manhattan College was listed among the top one percent of private institutions across the country that offer a million dollar return on investment (ROI) to graduates. Manhattan College was cited as No. 21 in the Million Dollar ROI ranking published on June 27.

The tuition rates, fees and alumni salaries for more than 7,000 U.S. colleges and universities were examined to determine a million dollar ROI. ACO analyzed data from the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (IPEDS), the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the Carnegie Foundation and, and ranked the following 46 private institutions, including Manhattan College:

  1. Harvey Mudd College
  2. California Institute off Technology (Caltech)
  3. Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly)
  4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  5. Stevens Institute of Technology
  6. Stanford University
  7. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT)
  8. Claremont McKenna College
  9. Harvard University
  10. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
  11. Santa Clara University
  12. Dartmouth College
  13. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  14. Williams College
  15. University of Notre Dame
  16. Princeton University
  17. Babson College
  18. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
  19. Haverford College
  20. University of Pennsylvania
  21. Manhattan College
  22. Columbia University
  23. Duke University
  24. Lehigh University
  25. Swarthmore College
  26. Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
  27. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU)
  28. Lafayette College
  29. Brown University
  30. Cornell University
  31. Clarkson University
  32. Kettering University
  33. Bucknell University
  34. Johns Hopkins University
  35. Touro College
  36. Rice University
  37. Washington and Lee University
  38. Milwaukee School of Engineering
  39. Tufts University
  40. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
  41. Hamilton College
  42. University of the Pacific
  43. Amherst College
  44. Colgate University
  45. Drexel University
  46. Villanova University

Manhattan College’s 30-year net ROI of $1,216,000 was obtained by calculating the estimated 30-year earnings of graduates minus the expected earnings without a degree and four years of tuition and fees.