Manor College: Narrative Description

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700 Fox Chase Rd.
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Tel: (215)885-2360; Admissions: (215)884-2216; Web Site:

Description: Independent Byzantine Catholic, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1947. Setting: 35-acre small town campus with easy access to Philadelphia. Total enrollment: 865. 536 applied, 50% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 19% from top quarter, 45% from top half. Full-time: 433 students, 75% women, 25% men. Part-time: 432 students, 87% women, 13% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 8 other countries, 7% from out-of-state, 41% 25 or older, 27% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $15,296 includes full-time tuition ($10,046), mandatory fees ($350), and college room and board ($4900). Part-time tuition: $220 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $35 per term.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. Option: coed housing available. Basileiad Library with 42,000 books, 4,000 microform titles, 225 serials, 300 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 35 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.