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IPEDS ID: 151777
OPE ID: 00182000
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Manchester University
604 E. College Ave, North Manchester, Indiana 46962
General information:  (260) 982-5000
Website:  www.manchester.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Associate's degree
Two but less than 4 years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Town: Distant
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,415 (1,078 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  15 to 1
Admissionswww.manchester.edu/admissions
Apply Onlinewww.manchester.edu/admissions/audiences/admissions/apply#links
Financial Aidwww.manchester.edu/sfs
Net Price Calculatorwww.manchester.edu/admissions/cost-financial-aid/how-much-does-it-cost
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veterans
Disability Serviceswww.manchester.edu/academics/student-success-center/academic-support/services-for-students-with-disabilities
Athletic Graduation Rates
Mission Statement
  Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Church of Brethren
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
6%
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate courses offered, programs not offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty11520
Instructional11520
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020% change 2018-2019 to 2019-2020
Tuition and fees$30,802$31,660$32,758$33,6242.6%
Books and supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,862$10,100$9,780$9,8420.6%
Other$1,488$1,488$1,488$1,4880.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$6,461$6,461$6,461$6,4610.0%
Other$3,342$3,342$3,342$3,3420.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,705$4,705$4,705$3,514-25.3%
Total Expenses2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020% change 2018-2019 to 2019-2020
On Campus$43,152$44,248$45,026$45,9542.1%
Off Campus$41,605$42,463$43,561$44,4272.0%
Off Campus with Family$36,507$37,365$38,463$38,138-0.8%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2019-2020
Tuition$23,100
Fees$1,850
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1408100%————
Grant or scholarship aid408100%$10,812,955$26,502
Federal grants18946%$1,030,255$5,451
Pell grants18946%$948,831$5,020
Other federal grants6616%$81,424$1,234
State/local government grant or scholarships15939%$1,173,460$7,380
Institutional grants or scholarships408100%$8,609,240$21,101
Student loan aid39296%$2,648,267$6,756
Federal student loans39296%$2,207,633$5,632
Other student loans4511%$440,634$9,792
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,180$29,855,357$25,301
Pell grants509$2,451,490$4,816
Federal student loans1,098$7,173,565$6,533
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2016-20172017-20182018-2019
Average net price$18,657$18,308$17,938
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2016-20172017-20182018-2019
$0 – $30,000$14,757$19,575$12,712
$30,001 – $48,000$17,325$19,720$14,730
$48,001 – $75,000$19,676$16,257$16,934
$75,001 – $110,000$21,574$16,651$18,964
$110,001 and more$25,207$17,616$23,829
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment1,415
Undergraduate enrollment1,078
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment18
Graduate enrollment337
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 98%
Part-time: 2%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 46%
Female: 54%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 71%
Two or more races: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 98%
25 and over: 2%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 74%
Out-of-state: 23%
Foreign countries: 2%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2018.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 84%
Part-time: 16%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 31%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 69%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 13%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 87%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2019
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,7072,0002,707
Percent admitted56%55%57%
Percent admitted who enrolled13%14%12%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 67%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2018 and Returned in Fall 2019
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 94 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2019.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 55%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 47%
6-year: 55%
8-year: 55%
[Began in Fall 2013]
4-year: 46%
6-year: 54%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2011 or Fall 2013
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 49%
Female: 58%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 71%
Black or African American: 45%
Hispanic/Latino: 46%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 55%
Two or more races: 36%
Non-resident alien: 88%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 56%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 36%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 44%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 46%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 64%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 38%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 17%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 42%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 25%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 37%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 13%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
Received a Bachelor's degree: 0%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 13%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2018-2019
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-6---
Genome Sciences/Genomics--8d--
Category total-68d--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting-17---
Business Administration and Management, General-26---
Finance, General-5---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-6---
Selling Skills and Sales Operations-4---
Category total-58---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-4---
Public Relations/Image Management-2---
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-4---
Category total-10---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General0----
Computer Science-3---
Category total03---
Education
Art Teacher Education-0---
Education, General-6---
Elementary Education and Teaching-14---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-3---
French Language Teacher Education-0---
Mathematics Teacher Education-0---
Music Teacher Education-0---
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-0---
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-0---
Social Studies Teacher Education-0---
Spanish Language Teacher Education-0---
Category total-23---
Engineering
Computer Software Engineering-2---
Engineering, General-1---
Category total-3---
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-3---
Category total-3---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General-0---
French Language and Literature-0---
Spanish Language and Literature-2---
Category total-2---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer-72--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-2---
Pharmacy---74-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies-38---
Pre-Pharmacy Studies----6
Category total-472746
History
History, General-7---
Category total-7---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-0---
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies03---
Category total03---
Library Science
Library Science, Other----0
Category total----0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-1---
Category total-1---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology0----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-0---
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution-5---
Category total05---
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies-6---
Category total-6---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General-0---
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-26---
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-15---
Category total-41---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy-1---
Religion/Religious Studies-4---
Category total-5---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-2---
Physics, General-3---
Category total-5---
Psychology
Psychology, General-14---
Category total-14---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work-8---
Category total-8---
Social Sciences
Economics, General-5---
Political Science and Government, General-8---
Social Sciences, General-0---
Sociology-3---
Category total-16---
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General-3---
Music, General-1---
Category total-4---
Grand total027010746
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2018-2019
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 6
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 5
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $7,795
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $15,583
2018-2019 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III with footballMenWomen
Baseball39
Basketball2217
Football117
Golf68
Soccer3823
Softball24
Swimming and Diving88
Tennis88
Track and Field, Indoor4329
Track and Field, Outdoor4126
Track and Field, X-Country1220
Volleyball21
Wrestling22
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since (01/01/1932)08/31/2023
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since ((!)01/01/1963)TBD
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/115296.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter010
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape200
d. Fondling011
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence300
b. Dating violence100
c. Stalking120
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations159
c. Liquor law violations010
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations8513
c. Liquor law violations414351
  • For 2016, line b was changed from 6 to 5 because further review of Clery data as provided by Report Exec, showed the data inaccurate as previously submitted. For 2016, line c was changed from 36 to 43 because further review of Clery data as provided by Report Exec, showed the data inaccurate as previously submitted.
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201520162017
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter010
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape200
d. Fondling001
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201520162017
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence100
c. Stalking100
Arrests201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations136
c. Liquor law violations010
Disciplinary Actions201520162017
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations8512
c. Liquor law violations414351
  • For 2016, line b was changed from 6 to 5 because further review of Clery data as provided by Report Exec, showed the data inaccurate as previously submitted. For 2016, line c was changed from 36 to 43 because further review of Clery data as provided by Report Exec, showed the data inaccurate as previously submitted.
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201720162015
Default rate6.0%5.9%3.1%
Number in default282513
Number in repayment460423410
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)