Marywood University

Scranton, PA

Marywood University

Scranton, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$36,928

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
580
25th
490
75th
25
25th
21
75th
25
25th
20
75th
26
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,830
Declined 401
Total Received 2,231
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Private

1,950

undergraduate students

1,026

graduate students

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School Facts

Marywood University, founded in 1915 by the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, is a comprehensive, coeducational, Catholic university. Its 122-acre campus is located in Scranton, 115 miles from Philadelphia and 120 miles from New York City. Marywood University consists of three colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, and the College of Professional Studies. There is also a School of Social Work and a School of Architecture.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,976
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

122-acre, suburban campus in Scranton (population: 77,605), 115 miles north of Philadelphia and 120 miles west of New York City. Served by bus; air serves Avoca (10 miles). School operates transportation to downtown Scranton and the U of Scranton. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA
18509-1598

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
510
75th
580
25th
490
75th
25
25th
21
75th
25
25th
20
75th
26
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,830
Declined 401
Total Received 2,231

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

91%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,283

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,178
Room $8,138
Board $6,200
Additional fees $1,750
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $52,516
Average Financial Aid - $23,283
Total with Avg. Aid $29,233

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,858,397
State $1,948,800
Institutional $24,505,345
Other external $320,448
Total $29,632,990

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $6,094,457
Other external $127,657
Total $6,222,114
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 570 348-6225
F: 570 961-4739
finaid@marywood.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Diving
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, dance team.

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance team.

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, inner-tube water polo, kickball, non-tackle football, rock climbing, running relays, soccer, softball, swimming relays, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Atlantic East Conference, Landmark Conference (women's golf only), Mid-Atlantic Rugby Conference (men's and women's conference only), Eastern Pennsylvania Rugby Union (Women's Rugby).

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Administration of Special Education.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
Clinical Psychology.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Financial Planning and Services.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Gerontology.
Graphic Design.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health Services Administration.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Interior Architecture.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Journalism, Other.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Painting.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
School Psychology.
Sculpture.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Writing, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

2,976

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

1,950
students

Female
67%
1,306

Male
33%
644

34%

1,026
students

Female
77%
788

Male
23%
238

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

1,690
students

Female
67%
1,136

Male
33%
554

13%

260
students

Female
65%
170

Male
35%
90

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

78

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

42

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special orientation
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