Manhattan Christian College

Overview of Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan Christian is found in Manhattan, KS. Manhattan is a self-contained town. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Christian Churches and Churches of Christ identity. Manhattan Christian is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Manhattan Christian is known for its programs in religion and philosophy.

Manhattan Christian Selectivity

The school accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Body

Students numbered 388 in 2007-2008 at Manhattan Christian.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Manhattan Christian offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To educate, equip and enrich Christian leaders."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Manhattan Christian

Manhattan Christian College
1415 Anderson Ave
Manhattan , KS 66502-4801
General Phone: (785) 539-3571

Manhattan Christian Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy55bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, religious music, theological and ministerial studies, pastoral counseling, youth ministry
Business and Management34business administration

Number of programs and degrees for Manhattan Christian in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year01
Associate's degree54
Bachelor's degree848

Manhattan Christian Student Body

In 2007-2008, Manhattan Christian had a total enrollment of 388 students (317 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 35%
20-21 30%
22-24 13%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 5%
50-64 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%
New Mexico1%

Manhattan Christian Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %

Manhattan Christian Room and Board (2007)

Manhattan Christian offers campus housing for 169 of its 317 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Manhattan, Kansas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Kansas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 15 meals per week.

Manhattan Christian Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,374
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,374
Room and board $ 6,720
Books and supplies $ 1,850
Other expenses $ 3,000

Financial Aid:
Manhattan Christian participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 193100)

Manhattan Christian Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year5$38,3391*
Assistant professoracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year8$42,1892*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Manhattan Christian Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Youth Ministry

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Manhattan Christian Highlights

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What Sets Manhattan Christian Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Manhattan Christian Dorm rooms per full-time student
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Manhattan Christian Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Manhattan Christian % of degrees in religion and philosophy
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Manhattan Christian Male % of student body

checked Christian Churches and Churches of Christ affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (air force)

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