Manhattanville Achievement Program

MAP will not be accepting new students for the 2024-25 academic year

Program participants have an interest in being an active member our campus community.  They will embrace diversity, take advantage of community service and experiential learning opportunities, and will be dedicated to achieving academic success with the support of academic, personal, and career counseling services.


Program Benefits Include:

  • Tutoring & Academic Advising Services
  • 30 Hours of Service-related activities annually
    (community service, social justice, activism, advocacy, spirituality)
  • Participation in campus events and student organizations.
  • Bi-Weekly 1-1 mentorship meetings


MAP Students must meet these requirements to maintain their MAP status and funding:


Complete and pass the 10-day “Summer Intensive Program” in August; Students will take Math and Writing Composition classes over the summer. 

Summer Intensive Program

Attend 2 Academic Resource (ARC) Events during the academic year.

Academic Resource Center

Strive to maintain a GPA of 2.8 or higher (Students who fall below a 2.8 GPA cumulative will be required to attend weekly study session in the Writing Center)
Attend 4 campus events per semester (1 from each category - Academic, School Spirit, Diversity/Inclusion, and Career)
Mandatory attendance at both Fall and Spring MAP “Back 2 School Nights”.

Enroll and pass an Atlas course (3 credits) every semester.

What is Atlas?

Complete 10 tutoring hours in the Writing Center.

Complete 15 hours of service per semester. Clark hours must be in the four pillars (community service, social justice, activism & advocacy, and spirituality).

Participate in at least one club or organization during the Fall and Spring semester.

Mandatory bi-weekly meetings with the director of the Center for Inclusion.

Center for Inclusion



Economic Eligibility Guidelines

Manhattanville University determines that economically disadvantaged students are members of a household where the total annual income of such household is equal to or less than 185 percent of the amount under the annual US Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines.


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Persons in family/household 2022 Federal Poverty Guideline Guideline X 185%
1 $13,590 $25,141
2 $18,310 $33,873
3 $23,030 $42,605
4 $27,750 $51,337
5 $32,470 $60,069
6 $37,190 $68,801
7 $41,910 $77,533
8 $46,630 $86,265
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,720 for each additional person.   $4,720

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Upon completion of all the required documents, all selected applicants will be contacted for a MAP interview.