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Colleges / Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha Baptist University

Watertown, ID 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate57%

About Maranatha

Maranatha Baptist University is a private university in the town of Watertown, Idaho. Maranatha was founded in 1968. The university currently enrolls around 963 students a year, including 748 undergrad students.

Maranatha Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Maranatha. In 2021, Maranatha accepted 57% of applicants. Out of 399 applications received in 2021, 227 students were offered admission.

Maranatha Baptist University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 15%

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Maranatha Baptist University is located in Watertown, Idaho, near Milwaukee.

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College Info

745 West Main Street Watertown, ID 53094

Campus Setting: Small Town

Maranatha Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Maranatha is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Maranatha is Continuous processing.

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Maranatha SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1270


Math SAT Range

470 - 648


Reading SAT Range

520 - 694

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1270 and Above


1030 to 1270


1030 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Maranatha students is 1124. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Maranatha, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Maranatha.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Maranatha is like? There are approximately 963 students enrolled at Maranatha, including 748 undergraduate students and 215 graduate students. 69% percent of students attend school full-time, 22% percent are from ID and 78% percent of students are from other states.


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