Private institution • Liberal arts

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    • Manhattan College is a private, independent, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college located in the Bronx, New York City, United States. After originally being established in 1853 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Christian Brothers) as an academy for day students, Manhattan College was officially incorporated as an institution of higher education through a charter granted by the New York State Board of Regents. In 1922, the College moved from Manhattan to the Riverdale section of the Bronx, roughly 10 miles (16 km) north of Midtown. Manhattan College offers undergraduate programs in the arts, business, education, health, engineering, and science. Graduate programs are offered for education, business, and engineering. U.S. News & World Report lists Manhattan as one of the top 20 colleges in the Regional Universities North category. In addition, Manhattan consistently ranks high in surveys that evaluate return on investment. In the 2014-2015 Payscale.com College Return on Investment survey, Manhattan placed 15th nationally