Marymount Manhattan : Learning Support

Marymount Manhattan is a small liberal arts college, approximately 2,000 undergraduate students, located in the heart of Manhattan.  It is a city campus and there are three dorm option; one on 55th Street, a building used by a few different colleges at the 92nd Street Y and a building on Roosevelt Island offering suite style rooms.

Approximately 800 students live on campus.   The popular majors are: theater, dance (both require auditions), communication arts, business and psychology.  Students complete a liberal arts core curriculum and their major program of study.  The college is a good choice for a creative, driven, student who is looking to utilize New York City for its entertainment, cultural, and internship opportunities.

Marymount Manhattan College: Academic Access

Academic Access is a fee-based program designed to foster academic success for students with learning disabilities.  The staff is comprised of six learning specialists and a math tutor.  In addition to providing the students accommodations the program includes:

  • Two hours of weekly tutoring
  • Academic advisement and counseling
  • Coaching devoted to social and emotional problems related to learning disabilities
  • Technical Support
  • Study Groups
  • “Buddy”-an upper classman assigned their first semester to help them with their transition to college
  • Parent’s Group

The director of the program reaches out to faculty for progress reports and is very willing to conference with the parents if the student has signed a release. The documentation guidelines are very specific and can be found on their website.

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