231
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Manhattanville College / Program in Special Education is located in Purchase, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Special education: childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Early childhood (birth-grade 2) and special education
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Science (biology or chemistry 5-9 and 7-12)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Grades 7-12 generalist
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy (birth-grade 6) and special education childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Social studies (5-9 and 7-12)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy 5-12
(Certificate) Special education: early childhood (birth-grade 2) and childhood (grades 1-6)
(Certificate) Special education: grades 7-12 generalist
(Certificate) Special education: early childhood (birth-grade 2)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Childhood education (grades 1-6) and special education
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Early childhood and childhood (birth-grade 6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) English (5-9 and 7-12)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Early childhood (birth-grade 2)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Mathematics (5-9 and 7-12)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 86
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT (for programs leading to certification)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Student teaching, research seminars, portfolios, internships, writing assessment
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

87
Applied
67
Accepted
57
Enrolled
77%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT (for programs leading to certification)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, interview, essay (2-3 page personal statement that describes reasons for choosing teaching or educational leadership as profession and philosophy of education), proof of immunization (for those born after 1957)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 110
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

231
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.52%
Black or African American 3.9%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 38.53%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (24)
Male (10)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Students with emotional difficulties, literacy and adolescents, mindfulness, studying the effects of the environment on special populations, the most difficult cases, students who are presented with multiple challenges: learning, behavioral and ACE experiences who see criminal behavior as a way to cope; working on giving them the tools they need to succeed emotionally and cognitively despite the odds stacked against them
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY  10577-2132
United States
Contact Dr. Shelly Wepner
Dean
Email: shelly.wepner@mville.edu
Phone: 914-323-3153
Fax: 914-323-5493