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About Marymount University

Marymount University is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Arlington, Virginia. Marymount University was founded in 1950 and now enrolls around 3,294 students a year, including 2,041 undergrads.

Marymount University offers housing for up to 835 students. Most students live off campus, either in nearby housing that is not owned by the college, or

As of 2021, the total market value of Marymount University's endowment was $47,701,014 The institution spends around $11,474 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 14 undergraduate students for every full-time Marymount University professor.

2021 Marymount University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 74%
Average GPA 3.3
Mean ACT score 24
Mean SAT score 1089
Tuition $34,400

Marymount University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Marymount University

Marymount University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark Your Calendar!

The deadline to apply early to Marymount University is on November 15, 2021, which is coming up soon!
Marymount University admits 74% of students that apply early action.

Marymount University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Marymount University. Marymount University admitted 85% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 2,598 out of 3,048 total applicants were accepted. ### Marymount University Waitlist

Marymount University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Marymount University?

Marymount University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Marymount University, applicants must submit the following items.

Marymount University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2.6
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

Marymount University Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Marymount University is 3.3 /4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1089 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for Marymount University students is 24.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Marymount University.

Marymount University Waitlist

Marymount University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Marymount University Test Optional?

Marymount 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.

Out of all applicants, 32% submitted the SAT. 7% submitted the ACT.

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Does Marymount University Have Dorms?

Yes! Marymount University provides on-campus housing for up to 835 students.

Marymount University students are active in the school's Fashion Club, Student Nurses Association and International Club. Portfolio in Motion Fashion Show, Snowball Winter Dance, and and International Week and Banquet are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Marymount University.

Financial Aid at Marymount University

Marymount University meets 58% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Marymount University full-time are awarded $25,655 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Marymount University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school 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 at Marymount University

About 71% of students who start at Marymount University come back for their second year of college. Out of the 350 students who started at Marymount University as first-time freshman, 144 graduate within four years.

Marymount University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 54%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Marymount University Grads

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. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $32,144 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.

Based on this information, how does Marymount University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Marymount University a good school for you?

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Where is Marymount University Located?

Marymount University is located in the suburban setting of Arlington, Virginia, less than an hour from Washington and DC.

If you want to see Marymount University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 66 to Arlington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Reagan National.

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

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College Info

2807 North Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22207-4299

Campus Setting: Suburban

Marymount University Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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Marymount University ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 28

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Marymount University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Marymount University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Marymount University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1188


Math SAT Range

490 - 580


Reading SAT Range

493 - 608

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Marymount University students is 1089. Applicants with SAT scores of 1188 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marymount University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1188 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Marymount University.

Marymount University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Marymount University is like? There are approximately 3,294 students enrolled at Marymount University, including 2,041 undergraduate students and 1,253 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 64% percent are from VA and 36% percent of students are from other states.


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