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Colleges / Marian University

Marian University

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

Marian University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Marian University. Around 77% of applicants get into Marian University each year. Out of 1,245 applications received in 2023, 961 students were offered admission.

Reach out to Marian University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Marian University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Marian University's admissions stats.

Marian University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 0%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 94%
Waitlist No

Marian University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Marian University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Marian University?

Marian University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Marian University Admissions

Is Marian University Challenging To Get Into?

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

In 2022, Marian University accepted 77% of all applicants, about 961 from 1,245 applicants.

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.

Transferring to Marian University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Marian University

Marian University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Marian University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Marian University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Marian University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Class Rank Important
Interview Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Marian University for more information on admission factors.

Marian University Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements High School Class Rank
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Marian University?

Marian University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Marian University has 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.

In 2017, 0% of Marian University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 94% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Marian University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Marian University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Marian University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Marian University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Marian University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Marian University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter 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:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

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

❌ Marian University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Marian University?

❌ No, Marian University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Marian University's acceptance rate?

✅ Marian University's acceptance rate is 77%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Marian University?

❌ Marian University does not offer early decision.

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Marian University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Marian University? Marian University is a somewhat selective institution. The Marian University acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

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Marian University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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