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Marian University

Indianapolis, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About Marian University

Marian University Overview

Marian University is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Indianapolis, Indiana. Marian University was founded in 1851 and the school currently enrolls around 4,071 students per year, which includes 2,980 undergraduates. Marian University ensures on-campus housing for up to 908 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 1.

Student Activities at Marian University

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Marian University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Marian University does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

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

2022 Marian University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Tuition $37,600
Percent of Need Met 74%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $32,077

Is Marian University a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Marian University offers and if it could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Marian University

Marian University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 76% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 2,546 students applied to Marian University and 1,936 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Marian University

Retention refers to 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.

Approximately 78% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Marian Universityreturn for the next year. Around 64% of students who started at Marian University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 Marian University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Marian University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Marian University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Marian University'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 2022, the total market value of Marian University's endowment was $107.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Marian University

Tuition 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.

Marian University meets 74% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $32,077 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $36,655 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Marian University.

Based on this information, is Marian University the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Marian University a good school for you?

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Where is Marian University?

Marian University is located in the suburban setting of Indianapolis, Indiana, in the suburbs of Indianapolis.

If you are interested in seeing Marian University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 65 to Indianapolis, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Indianapolis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Marian University and Indianapolis are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3200 Cold Spring Road Indianapolis, IN 46222-1997

Campus Setting: Suburban

Marian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marian University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marian University is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Marian University ACT Scores

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Marian University SAT Scores

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Marian University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$50,800

In State

$50,800

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$37,600
$37,600
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$12,000
$12,000
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Wondering what life at Marian University is like? There are approximately 4,071 students enrolled at Marian University, including 2,980 undergraduate students and 1,091 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 77% percent are from IN and 23% percent of students are from other states.

80%

Full Time

20%

Part Time

77%

In State

23%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,071

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,600

Out-of-State

$37,600

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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