Manchester University In the Rankings

The 2021 America’s Best Colleges guide of U.S.News & World Report ranks Manchester University among the top 25 "Best Colleges" in the Midwest.

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The Princeton Review, one of the nation’s leading website guides for college-bound students, says Manchester is a “2020 Best College in the Midwest.” Read more about Manchester's ranking in The Princeton Review

zippia-logo ranks Manchester University among the top 10 “Best Colleges for Jobs” in Indiana and among the top five colleges in Indiana for a communication major

College Factual Accounting

College Factual ranks Manchester in the top 10 percent for “Best for the Money,” and several MU programs rank in the top 5-15 percent for “Best Value,” “Most Focused” and “Highest Paid Graduates.”

College Factual Accounting

Three programs in the Arthur L. Gilbert College of Business – accounting, finance and marketing – are the No. 1 “Best Value for the Money” in Indiana, and all three are ranked in the top 10 percent nationally by College Factual. 


LendEDU recognizes Manchester as one of the “Best Colleges for Financial Aid,” ranking us #2 in Indiana and #13 nationally.


Affordable Schools  ranks Manchester as having one of the top 30 “Best Affordable Pre-Med Degree Programs” in the U.S.

2018 College Consensus

College Consensus Manchester University is among the best regional colleges in the Midwest, according to College Consensus.

Latino Leaders magazine

Latino Leaders magazine has named Manchester among the 50 Best Schools for Latinos  in the nation. It cites the school's comprehensive diversity plan, Intercultural Center and active Hispanos Unidos organization as reasons for the selection.


CollegeXpress, a website that ranks colleges and universities, includes Manchester on lists for:

  • Colleges with Unique or Highly Specialized Majors
  • Making a Difference Colleges
  • Colleges that Build Moral Character
  • Colleges for the Person Who Cares About the World
  • Colleges Offering Unique Learning Opportunities in January

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U-CAN (University & College Accountability Network) is designed to give, in a common format, prospective students and their families concise, web-based consumer-friendly information on the nation's nonprofit, private colleges and universities. Read about Manchester on U-CAN > 


The College Scorecard from the U.S. Department of Education provides critical information about making smart decisions about higher education and includes data comparisons of costs, graduation rates, earnings and more.


Ranked among “Colleges With Great Intramural Sports Programs” by Best Value Schools.