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Marian University

Indianapolis, IN 4-Year Private

About Marian University

Marian University is a private, religous school located in the suburban setting of Indianapolis, IN, less than an hour from Indianapolis.

Founded in 1851, the institution currently enrolls around 3,706 students a year, including 2,566 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Marian University

Acceptance rate: 62%

Average GPA: 3.53

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Marian University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Marian University. Around 62 percent of all applicants are admitted to Marian University each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.53 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Marian University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. 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.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 326 students who started at Marian University as first-time freshman, 152 graduate within four years.

Marian University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 60 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $36,655 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Marian University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Marian University a good school for YOU?

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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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ACT Range

18 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

18 to 25

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Marian University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Marian University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Marian University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

980 - 1190

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Math SAT Range

480 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above

Good

980 to 1190

Avg

980 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Marian University students is 1085. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marian University, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Marian University.

Marian University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$48,520

In State

$48,520

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$36,000
$36,000
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$11,320
$11,320
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Student Life

Wondering what life at Marian University is like? There are approximately 3,519 students enrolled at Marian University, including 2,405 undergraduate students and 1,114 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from IN and 18% percent of students are from other states.

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

82%

In State

18%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,519

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$36,000

Out-of-State

$36,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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