General Degree Requirements

To qualify for a Bachelor’s degree and be eligible for participation in the College’s commencement ceremony, undergraduate students must complete all of the following degree requirements:

  • A minimum of 120 total credits (though some major programs may exceed 120)
  • A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0
  • Successful completion of the First Year Program 
  • General Education requirements (for all students regardless of major or program)
  • Completion of a major (normally with final grades of C or better, though some majors accept C- or higher)
  • Minimum number of liberal arts credits for their degree:
  • B.A. degree: 90 liberal arts credits
  • B.S. degree: 60 liberal arts credits
  • B.F.A. degree: 30 liberal arts credits

Students must also complete Manhattanville's Residence Requirement of 30 credits and half of one's major (and/or minor's) requirements.

Ultimately, it is the responsibility of the student to make certain that all requirements for degree completion and graduation are met.