SoLA Forum: Students Speak out on Advising and Curriculum Concerns

By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor The student representative vice presidents of the School of Liberal Arts, Lily Malone and Emilia O’Neill, conducted an open forum on Wednesday Nov. 2 to discuss student concerns and thoughts about the school.  Earlier in the semester, a student survey was sent out by the vice presidents where students were able to anonymously submit responses, which would become topics … Continue reading SoLA Forum: Students Speak out on Advising and Curriculum Concerns

What Kinds of Students Can We Expect at MC Next Year? 

By Brooke Dellarocco and Mack Olmsted,  Staff Writer & Asst. Production Editor Manhattan College’s census for the 2021-2022 academic year was released on Oct. 1. Following the Open House event on Oct. 10, MC is beginning to see expectations for the incoming class. The census breaks down all of MC’s data and ratios that contribute to the backbone of admissions and enrollment. It highlights all … Continue reading What Kinds of Students Can We Expect at MC Next Year? 

College Enrolls Smaller Freshman Class Amid Demographic Changes

During Manhattan College’s opening weekend, 772 new first-year students started to call its campus their home away from home. These new students came from an applicant pool of 7,622 prospects, out of which 5,746 were admitted, according to figures provided by Caitlin Read, the college’s executive director of admissions & enrollment operations. These numbers demonstrate an increase in the college’s admission rate, rising from 71 … Continue reading College Enrolls Smaller Freshman Class Amid Demographic Changes

Behind the Building of a Freshman Class

by ALLY HUTZLER, Editor in Chief & ANTHONY CAPOTE, Editor Most students thinking back on their senior year of high school probably have a very particular memory of the admissions process. In many cases, students might remember the fear and anxiety of applying to a range of programs and schools, and the overwhelmed excitement when they finally were accepted. Few, though, probably consider how hard that process … Continue reading Behind the Building of a Freshman Class

Smaller Freshman Class Arrives on Campus

by HALEY BURNSIDE, Staff Writer, & STEPHEN ZUBRYCKY, Editor Manhattan College enrolled about 820 new freshmen in 2016, according to data provided to The Quadrangle through email by Caitlin Read, executive director of admissions and enrollment operations. This year’s enrollment figures represent a 9.4-percent decline in enrollment from 2015. The slump in enrollment is paired with an acceptance rate of 71.4-percent, an increase of 4.3-percentage points from … Continue reading Smaller Freshman Class Arrives on Campus

College Launches New Website, with Mobile Users in Mind

Manhattan College launched itself headlong into the 21st Century last week with the launch of a full overhauled website, with a special focus on mobile devices. The new site, which launched last week, features a fresh new look – brought to life with lush photography and videography, borrowing visual motifs first debuted in marketing materials last year as part of the College’s “Uncommon” admissions campaign. … Continue reading College Launches New Website, with Mobile Users in Mind

Freshman Enrollment Up 20 Percent as College Admits One of Its Largest Classes in Recent Years

For returning students this fall, Manhattan College’s campus may seem a little more crowded–and rightfully so–as one of its largest freshman classes descended onto campus this August. “It’s nice seeing a bunch of new faces,” senior Aaron Plantz said of the freshman class. Those 905 new faces make up the largest class in at least five years, according to Caitlin Read, executive director of admissions … Continue reading Freshman Enrollment Up 20 Percent as College Admits One of Its Largest Classes in Recent Years

MC Offers Education to Former Inmates At College’s Discretion

The New York Times estimated that 70 million Americans who have criminal records face challenges when applying to colleges. Some college applications, including Manhattan College, include questions that surround criminal convictions that can possibly hinder a student’s acceptance during this year’s admissions cycle “A person’s past mistakes are discussed on a case-by-case basis.  Before all else, our priority is the safety of our students, staff … Continue reading MC Offers Education to Former Inmates At College’s Discretion

Class of 2018 Is Most Competitive Recruiting Class in College History

The class of 2018 marks the most competitive recruiting year for Manhattan College ever as it received a record number of applications for admissions to the college, according to data from the Office of Admissions. This class also has the largest percentage of students from outside New York in the college’s history. “Most of the freshman class is from New York state, however, the freshmen class … Continue reading Class of 2018 Is Most Competitive Recruiting Class in College History