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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Location

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.

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
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-preparatory 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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Diving yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

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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