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

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%

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

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

1,803

undergraduate students

876

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 2,679
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational

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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wilkes-Barre Scranton International

Marywood University
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton
18509-1598

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Phi Beta Lambda (Business Club)
  • Marywood Media Group
  • Volunteers in Action (VIA)
  • Zeta Phi Delta
  • American Institute of Architects

Top Events

  • Family Weekend
  • Marywood Madness
  • Spring Fling
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • apartments with deadbolts, self-defense education, lighted pathways, seminars on safety

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

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%

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.51

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,559
Declined 446
Total Received 2,005

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
interview
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

level of applicant's interest
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $35,178
Room & board $14,338
Additional fees $1,750
Books & supplies $1,250
Other fees $1,200
Total $53,716

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Skiing (downhill)

Club Sports Women

Skiing (downhill)

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Architecture
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
Computer Science
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Financial Planning and Services
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fine and Studio Arts Management
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Illustration
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Interior Architecture
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism, Other
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Musical Theatre
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,679

total students

73%

in-state

27%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 52%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

87

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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