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An education that really pays off.

What does a Manchester degree really do for you? We talk a lot about the attention we give to the growth of the individual, and our commitment to community. But the bottom line for you is that we mean business: A degree from Manchester University prepares you for career success.

Alumni success

Nearly 95 percent of graduates are employed, in further studies or in full-time volunteer services within six months of graduation!*

*Five-year average is 94.6 percent based on a 93 percent knowledge rate.

Guaranteed four-year graduation, or faster

We promise graduation within four years for all full-time students, or they pay no tuition for credits needed to graduate in five years. And, our Fast Forward  program lets you earn a bachelor’s degree in just three years. Fast Forward offers all the benefits of a four-year Manchester degree while saving you as much as $25,000 in tuition, fees, room and board... and giving you a year's head start on your career!

Where our graduates went

Members of Manchester’s Class of 2016 started their first jobs with more than 100 businesses, companies, schools and organizations. Employers range from small businesses to large corporations. Some enrolled in graduate or professional school, studying in 31 disciplines ranging from biomedical science to sports administration to pharmacy. Manchester's newest alumni are enrolled in master's and doctorate programs at schools like Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Indiana University and Penn State University.

The world needs more Manchester graduates

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