Academic Quality. Affordable Excellence.
At Marywood, we believe in dreaming big. It is part of our heritage. Big dreams inspired the rotunda that stands on campus as a magnificent symbol of what studentscan accomplish with passion, determination, and shared purpose. All over Marywood’s campus, big dreams are taking shape in the classrooms, clinical settings, studios, and laboratories that serve our more than 90 academically excellent programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.
The scope of your education at Marywood is intentionally wide. With each new development in technology, the world becomes a more intimate place. It’s why every program at Marywood includes a focus on using the knowledge of the discipline for the common good. You’ll think and act globally through classroom discussions, field placements, internships, study abroad, and campus organizations.
Ninety percent of our full-time faculty members hold the most advanced degree in their field. Grounded in professional practice and skilled in the art of teaching, faculty include highly respected practitioners, industry professionals, and visionary educators. Their achievements have been recognized nationally and internationally, and they continue to impact their professions through research, practice, and educational contributions.
At Marywood, the same spirit of possibility that infuses our academic programs moves through every other area of campus life. We have more than 60 student clubs, organizations, and honor societies that are looking for your involvement, including your leadership.
Not only do we offer an exceptional education, we do all we can to make it affordable. In fact, 99% of our first-time students receive financial aid. Our financial aid counselors will work hard to find your best financial aid package. Options could include grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study.
When you graduate from Marywood University, you’ll join the more than 30,000 alumni who have taken their exceptional education to every state in the nation and more than 20 countries. With the knowledge, skills, and experience of a Marywood education, our graduates go on to pursue the big dreams they’ve planned. They become teachers, scientists, artists, social workers, nurses, business leaders, and more.
Campus Location: Suburban
Type: Four-year, comprehensive
Sponsoring Church Organization: Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Scranton, Pennsylvania
Enrollment: Total (approximately): 3,100; undergraduates (approximately): 2,100
Student Profile: 33% male, 67% female; 8% minority; 30 states and 21 countries represented
Faculty: 179 full-time and pro-rata faculty, 87% holding doctoral or terminal degree
Student-Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Retention and Graduation Statistics: 80% returning freshmen; 69% graduating in six years
Application for Admission: Rolling admission
Degrees Awarded: B.A., B.Arch., B.B.A., B.F.A., B.M., B.S., B.S.N., B.S.W., M.A., M.A.T., M.B.A., M.Ed., M.F.A., M.H.S.A., M.P.A., M.S., M.S.W., Ph.D., Ed.S., and Psy.D.
Athletics: Division/Conference affilia-
tion: NCAA Division III, Colonial States
Athletic Conference, Eastern College
Men’s: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field
Women’s: Basketball, cross-country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, volleyball
Housing: Eight residence halls or facilities;
46% of students living on campus
Scholarship and Financial Assistance for First-Year Students: $32 million in institutional aid awarded annually to all students
Undergraduate Areas of Study
• Architecture/Environmental Design
• Interior Architecture/Design
• Art Education
• Art Therapy
• Arts Administration (Art)
• Studio Art
Athletic Training and Exercise Science
• Athletic Training
• Exercise Science
• Health and Physical Education
Business and Global Innovation
• Aviation Management
• Business Information Technology
• Financial Planning
• International Business
- Health Services Administration
- Hospitality Management
- Retail Business Management
• Advertising and Public Relations
• Communication Arts Secondary Education
• Digital Media and Broadcast Production
Communication Sciences and Disorders
• Speech Pathology
• Computer Science
• Information Security (Cyber Security)
• Early Childhood (Grades PreK–4)
• Elementary Education with Middle Grades Emphasis (Grades 4–8)
• Special Education (Grades PreK–8) with PreK–4 or Middle Grades Emphasis Area
English Language and Literature
• English Secondary Education
• Spanish Education
• Mathematics Secondary Education
Music, Theatre, and Dance
• Arts Administration (Music)
• Arts Administration (Theatre)
• Music Education
• Music Performance
• Music Therapy
• Musical Theatre
Nutrition and Dietetics
• Nutrition and Dietetics
• Industrial/Organizational Psychology
• Psychology (Clinical Practice)
• Religious Studies
• Biology Secondary Education
• Environmental Science
• General Science Secondary Education
• Medical Laboratory Science
• Pre-physician Assistant
• Criminal Justice
• History/Political Science
• History/Social Science/Secondary Education
• Social Work
A comprehensive support program is available for the student undecided on a major.
Students work with department mentor(s) to accomplish program and career goals.