You invest in college. We invest in you.

College is one of the most important investments you’ll ever make. At Manchester, we think that investment goes both ways. We believe in your potential for a bright future, and we invest in you with generous scholarships and financial aid. Furthermore, we invest in your success by providing academic excellence, rich experiences and personal support from award-winning faculty.

We’re judged by the success of our graduates. With that, we’re going to invest all we can to help you find your path to a successful career and rewarding life.

We believe in you

We believe in ALL of our students!

100% of MU students receive financial aid.  


Don't be fooled by our sticker price ...

Scholarships and grants save an average $21,813 per year!

Find your major at Manchester

Earn an extra $500 toward your tuition

... just for visiting our beautiful campus!

Affordable Excellence

Manchester has a reputation for excellence. Ask an employer of any MU grad, and they'll tell you that Manchester graduates are effective problem solvers and great communicators. We're recognized nationally, too, by college guides like U.S.News & World Report and Princeton Review, for our high standards and alumni outcomes


Manchester graduates get jobs or into grad school within six months*



Ranked 8th in U.S.News & World Report's “Great Schools, Great Prices” Midwest ranking


Consecutive years names a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report

Let's find out if we're right for each other.

Just to be clear, we don't accept everyone. But the students that get into Manchester receive our full devotion and, in most cases, one heck of a great scholarship package! If you want to see how we'll invest in you, take these two steps:

1. Apply to Manchester (there's a link at the top of the page)
2. List us on your FAFSA -- that prompts us to figure a scholarship package for you once you apply.

If you want to learn more about MU before you apply, complete the form below.

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*5-year average based on graduating classes ranging from 213-260 students and a minimum 85.6 percent knowledge rate