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Tuition & Fees

$33,940

$33,940

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
38%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
53%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
47%
400-499
37%
300-399
6%
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undergraduateRatios

31%

69%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,518
Declined + 684
Total Received 2,202
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Private (nonprofit)

1,931

undergraduate students

1,077

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Adminstration
  2. Science
  3. Physician Assistant
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Codes

SAT 2407
ACT 3626

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School Facts

Marywood University, founded in 1915, 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 four colleges: Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts, Reap College of Education and Human Development, College of Health and Human Services, and College of Liberal Art and Sciences. There is also a School of Social Work and a School of Architecture.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,008
Established in 1915
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  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)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Scranton, PA

122-acre, suburban campus in Scranton (population: 77,291), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
71%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
38%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
53%
400-499
33%
300-399
1%
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 Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,518
Declined + 684
Total Received 2,202

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

Christian Di Gregorio
Director of University Admissions
P: 866 279-9663
ugadm@marywood.edu

Cost

Tuition $32,190
Room $7,822
Board $4,736
Additional fees $1,750
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $47,698
Average Financial Aid - $24,643
Total with Avg. Aid $23,055

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,643

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,742,135
State $2,276,246
Institutional $21,873,548
Other external $421,466
Total $27,313,395

Non-need-based

Federal $49,500
State $15,830
Institutional $4,546,615
Other external $171,380
Total $4,783,325

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (Division III), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), Landmark Conference
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School colors
forest green and white
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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
Digital Media/Broadcast Production
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Intervention
Elementary Education
English
English Secondary Education
English/Writing
Environmental Design in Architecture
Environmental Science
Financial Information Systems
Financial Planning
General Science Secondary Education
Gerontology
Health Science
Health Services Administration
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
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
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Education
Religious Studies
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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Undergraduate

64%

1,931
students

Female
69%
1,337

Male
31%
594

Graduate

36%

1,077
students

Female
75%
810

Male
25%
267

undergraduateFull-time

90%

1,753
students

Female
69%
1,200

Male
31%
553

undergraduatePart-time

10%

178
students

Female
77%
137

Male
23%
41

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
6%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

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
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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

International Students

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

International Student Contact

Muhammad Haroon Jamshed
International Admissions Counselor
570 348-6234, extension 2486
jamshed@marywood.edu

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