Marywood University

Scranton, PA

Marywood University

Scranton, PA

Tuition & Fees

$36,928

$36,928

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
55%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
47%
400-499
37%
300-399
6%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,559
Declined + 446
Total Received 2,005
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Private (nonprofit)

1,803

undergraduate students

876

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2407
ACT 3626

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,679
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Scranton, PA

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 6% of male students
 
2 sororities 8% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
55%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
47%
400-499
37%
300-399
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,559
Declined + 446
Total Received 2,005

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Rachel Hartz
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 866 279-9663
yourfuture@marywood.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,358.00

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 - $28,358
Total with Avg. Aid $24,158

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Barbara Schmitt
Director of Financial Aid
schmitt@marywood.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Patrick Murphy (men's)
Athletic Director Of Athletics & Recreation
email

Patrick Murphy (women's)
Athletic Director Of Athletics & Recreation
email

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).
Mascot
Pacers
School colors
forest green and gold, white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising/Public Relations
Architecture
Art Education
Art Therapy
Arts Administration
Athletic Training
Aviation Management
Biology
Biology/Secondary Education
Biotechnology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration
Business Information Technology
Clinical Psychology
Communication Arts
Communication Arts/Secondary Education
Communication Science/Disorders
Comprehensive Social Sciences
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Design
Developmental Theory
Digital Media/Broadcast Production
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Intervention
Elementary Education
English
English Literature
English Secondary Education
English/Writing
Environmental Design in Architecture
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Financial Information Systems
Financial Planning
General Science Secondary Education
Gerontology
Health Science
Health Services Administration
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education Administration
History
History/Political Science
History/Social Science/Secondary Education
Hospitality Management
Human Development
Information Security
Instructional Leadership
Interior Architecture
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Secondary Education
Medical Laboratory Science
Mental Health/Counseling
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theatre
Music Therapy
Nursing
Nutrition
Nutrition/Dietetics
Philosophy
Physician Assistant Studies
Pre-K-4 Education
Pre-Physician Assistant Studies
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Education
Religious Studies
Respiratory Therapist
Retail Business Management
School Leadership
School Psychology
Secondary Education/K-12 Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Secondary Education
Special Education
Special Education Administration/Supervision
Speech-Language Pathology
Sports Nutrition/Exercise Science
Studio Art
Theatre
Visual Arts
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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

2,679

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

1,803
students

Female
67%
1,212

Male
33%
591

33%

876
students

Female
78%
687

Male
22%
189

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,649
students

Female
68%
1,110

Male
32%
539

9%

154
students

Female
67%
102

Male
33%
52

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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
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

78

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

42

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Haley Cheetham
International Admissions Counselor
570 348-6234, extension 2486
hcheetham@marywood.edu

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