Manchester University

Private, Four-years School Located in North Manchester, IN

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How much is the Manchester tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Manchester's tuition & fees is $37,090.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $50,218 when a student lives on-campus.

Manchester Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$37,090
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$10,694
On-campus Expenses$1,434
Off-campus Room & Board$6,770
Off-campus Expenses$3,402
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$34,504

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Manchester for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $162,538 at Manchester. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $213,140. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $88,797.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$38,457$50,790$21,371
Sophomore (2024-25)$39,873$52,416$21,912
Junior (2025-26)$41,343$54,097$22,470
Senior (2026-27)$42,866$55,837$23,044
4 Years Total$162,538$213,140$88,797
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$39,873$52,416$21,912
Sophomore (2025-26)$41,343$54,097$22,470
Junior (2026-27)$42,866$55,837$23,044
Senior (2027-28)$44,445$57,636$23,635
4 Years Total$168,527$219,985$91,062
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$41,343$54,097$22,470
Sophomore (2026-27)$42,866$55,837$23,044
Junior (2027-28)$44,445$57,636$23,635
Senior (2028-29)$46,083$59,497$24,243
4 Years Total$174,736$227,066$93,392
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$42,866$55,837$23,044
Sophomore (2027-28)$44,445$57,636$23,635
Junior (2028-29)$46,083$59,497$24,243
Senior (2029-30)$47,781$61,422$24,869
4 Years Total$181,174$234,391$95,792
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$44,445$57,636$23,635
Sophomore (2028-29)$46,083$59,497$24,243
Junior (2029-30)$47,781$61,422$24,869
Senior (2030-31)$49,541$63,413$25,514
4 Years Total$187,850$241,967$98,262

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Manchester' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,120.
In-StateOut-of-State
Manchester University$37,090
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,675
Public Schools$7,198$12,965
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Manchester and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Manchester UniversityNorth Manchester, IN$37,090$27,534
Anderson UniversityAnderson, IN$35,640$10,204
Bethel UniversityMishawaka, IN$33,320$9,310
Calumet College of Saint JosephWhiting, IN$22,650$22,100
Huntington UniversityHuntington, IN$29,982$9,060
Indiana University-KokomoKokomo, IN$22,043$19,575
Indiana University-NorthwestGary, IN$22,043$19,575
Indiana University-EastRichmond, IN$22,043$19,575
Indiana Wesleyan University-MarionMarion, IN$31,168$11,970
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods CollegeSaint Mary of the Woods, IN$33,490$14,100

Financial Aid and COA

At Manchester University, 974 students (99%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $28,374.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Manchester is $21,844 for students living on-campus and $19,888 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 307 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $28,535 and the average amount of student loans is $6,237.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$50,218
COA (off-campus)$48,262
Tuition & Fees$37,090
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$13,128
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,172
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,844
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,888
Average Financial Aid$28,374
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship97499%$28,374
Pell Grants43845%$5,108
Federal Student Loan92394%$7,632
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid307100%-
Grants or Scholarships307100%$28,535
Federal Grants14648%$6,126
Pell Grants14648%$5,192
Other Federal Grants6421%$2,130
State/Local Grants13444%$7,499
Institutional Grants307100%$22,349
Student Loan Aid29997%$6,237
Federal Student Loans29997%$5,393
Other Student Loans258%$10,085

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Manchester's acceptance rate is 76.08%. A total of 3,035 applicants applied to and 2,309 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 307 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 13.30%.
To apply to Manchester, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Recommendations and 3 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,0351,801$1,234
Admitted2,3091,332$977
Enrolled307166$141
Acceptance Rate76.08%73.96%79.17%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.30%12.46%14.43%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Manchester University has a total of 1,217 students including 942 undergraduate and 275 graduate students. By gender, there are 618 male students and 685 female students attending Manchester. The school offers online degree programs and 27 students enrolled online exclusively (2.22% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,303 618685
Undergraduate981 496485
Graduate322 122200

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address604 E. College Ave, North Manchester, IN
Phone260-982-5000
WEBwww.manchester.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered65 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered4 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate66.39%
Yield13.48%
Student Population1,217
Graduation Rate48%
Retention Rate68%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties102 (Full-time), 11 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs290 (Full-time), 23 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$69,455
Average Staff Salary$52,222