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Marian University Admissions

If you want to apply to Marian University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Considering Applying Early to Marian University?

Marian University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Marian University Hard To Get Into?

Marian University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Marian University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Marian University **accepted 62% of students, around 1,554 of the 2,525 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Marian University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Marian University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Marian University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Marian University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Marian University must submit the following items. Double check with Marian University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements college transcripts for transfer students
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Marian University?

Students admitted to Marian University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 58% submitted a class rank. At Marian University 25.1% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Marian University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 58%

Marian University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Marian University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Marian University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Marian University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Marian University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Marian University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marian University.

Does Marian University accept transfer credits?

Marian University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Marian University accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Marian University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Marian University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Marian University?

Marian University. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Marian University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

62%

How hard is it to get into Marian University? Marian University is a somewhat selective institution. The Marian University acceptance rate is 62%. This means that the institution accepts 61 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

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Marian University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.53

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Marian University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.53. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,706

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$36,600

Out-of-State

$36,600

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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