Marymount Manhattan College Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Marymount Manhattan College, regarding its recent data breach. The Marymount Manhattan College data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 190,000 individuals.


Marymount Manhattan College is a private, liberal arts college that is recognized for its programs in visual and performing arts, communications, and various other arts degrees. Established in 1936, Marymount Manhattan College was founded by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary as a Catholic school. Today, Marymount Manhattan College describes itself as a secular college dedicated to intellectual achievement and personal growth. Located on the Upper East Side of New York City, New York, Marymount Manhattan College’s main campus is known for its urban environment and integration with the city.


Recently, Marymount Manhattan College discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems was accessed and acquired. Through its investigation, Marymount Manhattan College determined that an unauthorized actor accessed and acquired this information on November 12, 2021. On August 3, 2022, Marymount Manhattan College began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
  • Health insurance information
  • Medical information

If you received a breach notification letter from Marymount Manhattan College:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Marymount Manhattan College data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Marymount Manhattan College;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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