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Ancilla College of Marian University

Donaldson, IN 2-Year Private

About Ancilla College

Ancilla College Overview

Ancilla College is a private, religious school in a rural setting in Donaldson, Indiana. Ancilla College was founded in 1937 and enrolls 548 undergrads and no graduate students. Ancilla College provides on-campus housing for up to 230 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 31.25% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Planning to play sports? Ancilla College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Ancilla College on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Ancilla College on the Student Life page.

2021 Ancilla College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.4
Tuition $17,100

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Is Ancilla College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a closer look at to get a better sense of what Ancilla College offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

Ancilla College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into Ancilla College. Around 69% of applicants get into Ancilla College each year. Last year, 1,125 students applied to Ancilla College and 771 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Ancilla College

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 41% of students who start at Ancilla College come back for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Ancilla College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 20% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Ancilla College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Ancilla College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Ancilla College's endowment was $5.8 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $5,453 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Ancilla College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Ancilla College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Ancilla College. Based on this information, how does Ancilla College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Ancilla College a good school for you?

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Where is Ancilla College?

Ancilla College is located in the rural setting of Donaldson, Indiana.

If you want to see Ancilla College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 30 to Donaldson, or book a flight to the nearest airport, South Bend International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Ancilla College and Donaldson are like without leaving home.

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College Info

9601 S. Union Road PO Box 1 Donaldson, IN 46513

Campus Setting: Rural

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