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Marywood University

Scranton, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

About Marywood University

Marywood University Overview

Marywood University is a private, religious school in a 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 provides housing for up to 880 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 70% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Marywood University! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Marywood University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Marywood University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

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

Planning to play sports? Marywood University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Marywood University on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Marywood University on the Student Life page.

2021 Marywood University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 96%
Tuition $35,534
Percent of Need Met 77.6%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $32,612

Is Marywood University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college 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.

Let's take a look at to get a better sense of what Marywood University offers and if it sounds like a good choice for you.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Marywood University

It is moderately difficult to get into Marywood University. Around 82% of applicants get into Marywood University each year. Out of 2,231 applications received in 2021, 1,830 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Marywood University

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of 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 Marywood University, around 83% come back the next year. 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 Outcomes for Marywood University Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Marywood University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Marywood 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 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $44.9 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $10,758 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Marywood University

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. Marywood University meets 77.6% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $32,612 a year.

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.

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

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Marywood University. Based on this information, how does Marywood University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Marywood University a good school for you?

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Where is Marywood University?

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.

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College Info

2300 Adams Avenue Scranton, PA 18509-1598

Campus Setting: Suburban

Marywood University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Marywood University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

22 to 26

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Marywood University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1170

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Math SAT Range

490 - 580

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above

Good

1010 to 1170

Avg

1010 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

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.

Marywood University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$52,872

In State

$52,872

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$35,534
$35,534
Fees
$1,750
$1,750
Housing
$14,338
$14,338
Books
$1,250
$1,250

Student Life

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.

93%

Full Time

7%

Part Time

75%

In State

25%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,613

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,284

Out-of-State

$37,284

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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