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Colleges / Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha Baptist University

Watertown, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate57%
Acceptance Rate57%

Maranatha Academics

Maranatha Baptist University requires at least 128 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Maranatha, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Maranatha accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Maranatha has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 57% of students who start college at Maranatha finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Maranatha offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Maranatha may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Maranatha?

Maranatha has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Maranatha.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Maranatha directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Maranatha

When choosing a major, Maranatha students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Maranatha.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Maranatha does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Maranatha

Maranatha offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Maranatha Baptist University

Does Maranatha Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

❌ Maranatha does not offer services for students with disabilities.

Does Maranatha Have An Online Program?

✅ Maranatha has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Maranatha Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Maranatha offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Maranatha Have An Honors Program?

❌ Maranatha does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Maranatha Require Internships?

🟨 Maranatha does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha Baptist University Library

The main library on campus is the Cedarholm Library and Resource Center.

Dual Degree Programs at Maranatha

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Maranatha does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Maranatha have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Maranatha has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Maranatha include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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