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Marian University

Fond du Lac, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%
Acceptance Rate77%

About Marian University

Marian University Overview

Marian University is a private, religious school in a small town setting in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Marian University was founded in 1936 and now enrolls around 1,290 students a year, which includes 1,290 undergraduate students. Marian University ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 35% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Marian University!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Interested in journalism or communications? Marian University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life?Marian University has sororities, but doesn't have fraternities.

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 77%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%
Tuition $29,520
Percent of Need Met 60%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $18,740

Is Marian University a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better sense of what Marian University offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Marian University Acceptance Rate 2022

Marian University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 77% of applicants get into Marian University each year. Last year, 1,245 students applied to Marian University and 961 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Marian University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Marian University, around 68% are still enrolled the next year. 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 Outlook Marian University Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

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 $11.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Marian University spends about $6,915 a year.

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 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $18,740 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $30,565 in student loans for each student with 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 financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out 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, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! 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 small town setting of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in the suburbs of Milwaukee.

If you want to see Marian University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 41 to Fond du Lac, or book a flight to the nearest airport, General Mitchell International.

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

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College Info

45 South National Avenue Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

Campus Setting: Small Town

Marian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marian University is Continuous processing.

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

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

17 to 23

Avg

17 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 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Marian University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Marian University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Marian University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$38,510

In State

$38,510

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$29,520
$29,520
Fees
$480
$480
Housing
$8,510
$8,510
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Marian University is like? There are approximately 1,290 students enrolled at Marian University. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from WI and 16% percent of students are from other states.

87%

Full Time

13%

Part Time

84%

In State

16%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,290

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

77%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$30,000

Out-of-State

$30,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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