The Manhattan Jaspers are composed of 19 teams representing Manhattan College in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, and track and field. Men's sports include baseball and golf. Women's sports include volleyball, tennis, and softball. The Jaspers compete in the NCAA Division I and are members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
Manhattan has long maintained rivalries with several local, and MAAC Conference opponents. The Jaspers' most notable rivals are the Fordham UniversityRams, whom they compete in the "Battle of the Bronx" with, and the IonaGaels. The Jaspers also maintain a very strong rivalry with the Siena Saints.