Marywood University is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Marywood University was founded in 1915 and now enrolls around 2,613 students a year, including 1,808 undergrads.
Marywood University offers housing for up to 880 students. Most students live off campus,.
As of 2021, the total market value of Marywood University's endowment was $44.894 million For each full-time student, Marywood University spends about $10,758. There are 12 Marywood University undergrads for each full-time professor.
|2021 Marywood University Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||82%|
|Mean ACT score||24|
|Mean SAT score||1087|
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It is moderately difficult to get into Marywood University. Around 82% of applicants get into Marywood University each year. Last year, 2,231 students applied to Marywood University and 1,830 were admitted.
Marywood University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.
Marywood 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 Marywood University, applicants must submit the following items.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Other Requirements||√||portfolio for art majors, audition for music majors|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Marywood University is 3.5 /4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Marywood University is 1087. The mean ACT score for Marywood University students is 24.
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Marywood University is a test optional school. 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, 96% submitted the SAT. 14% submitted the ACT.
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Yes! Marywood University provides on-campus housing for up to 880 students.
Marywood University students are active in the school's Phi Beta Lambda (Business Club), Marywood Media Group and Volunteers in Action (VIA). Family Weekend, Marywood Madness, and and Spring Fling 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 Marywood University.
Marywood University meets 77.6% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Marywood University full-time are awarded $32,612 a year in financial aid, on average.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is awarded ona 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective 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.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Marywood University, around 83% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 368 students who started at Marywood University as first-time freshman, 197 graduate within four years.
Marywood University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 71%. 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 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. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $38,827 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Marywood University is located in the suburban setting of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
If you want to see Marywood University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Scranton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Wilkes-Barre Scranton International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Marywood University and Scranton are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marywood University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marywood University is Continuous processing.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Marywood University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Marywood University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1170 and Above
1010 to 1170
1010 and Less
The median SAT score for Marywood University students is 1087. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Marywood University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1010 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Marywood University.
Wondering what life at Marywood University is like? There are approximately 2,613 students enrolled at Marywood University, including 1,808 undergraduate students and 805 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from PA and 25% percent of students are from other states.
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