From the Manchester College Archives

News Release

Manchester College grants $11.3 million

in academic scholarships

to incoming fall 2011 class

Manchester College is offering 191 bright high school seniors almost $11.3 million in academic scholarships. The students, on-track to begin their Manchester College careers in fall 2011, have qualified for four-year scholarships ranging from $50,000 to $64,000. Two will receive full-tuition Honors Scholarships.

“We’re thrilled to have top students interested in attending Manchester,” said Dave McFadden, executive vice president. “We know from experience that they will contribute significantly to the academic environment on campus. We also know that what they will find as students at Manchester will exceed their highest expectations.”

Year after year, Manchester receives acclaim from popular guides for college-bound students for its exceptional academic program. The 2011 America's Best College guide of U.S. News & World Report ranks Manchester College among the "Best in the Midwest" and a "Great School, Great Price." Manchester offers more than 55 areas of student in highly respected programs ranging from education and psychology to accounting, pre-med and athletic training.

In addition, Fast Forward gives students the option of completing their bachelor’s degrees in three years, and getting a jump start on their careers. Manchester College offers a Triple Guarantee: financial aid for every student, a degree in four years and a job or admission to graduate study within six months of graduation.

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