Marywood University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Scranton, PA

$35,178

Avg tuition

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About Marywood University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Marywood University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,808, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 82%. The university offers 82 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 71%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $35,178.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

82% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

83% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

71% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1000-1180

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

36%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

White

74%

Unknown

9%

Hispanic

8%

Black

3%

Asian

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

70%

Socio-economic diversity

35% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

3

Total Online Enrollment

947

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 4% online

Doctorate Check Bold 50% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $35,178 $35,178
Graduate $9,888 $9,888

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,250
On-campus room and board $14,338
On-campus other expenses $1,900
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $10,000
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,500
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $3,500

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $52,666 $52,666
Off-campus without family $48,928 $48,928
Off-campus with family $39,928 $39,928

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

80%

State Grant Aid

38%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

35%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,404
State Grant Aid $3,338
Institution Grant Aid $23,534
Pell Grant Aid $4,610

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$37k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.