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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B+
Madonna is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Livonia, Michigan in the Detroit Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,353 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Madonna acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Nursing, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Homeland Security and Disaster Management. Graduating 58% of students, Madonna alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,100.
About Madonna University...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
Address
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150

Madonna University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
880-1170
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$14,810/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,118/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,616/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,650/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,609/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,217/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.35 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.37 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.37 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,353Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
23%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Varies from young to old
    54%
  • Young
    38%
  • Old
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
34%
Poll
48%
of students say they don't have Greek life.40 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    52%
  • Christian and Friendly
    38%
  • Accommodating
    3%
  • Arrogant
    3%
  • Fluid
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.26 responses
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Madonna University Reviews

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I love the friendliness of the faculty. The student life is great. The students and professors are working to help everyone strive to be better. The classes are long but they pay off at the end. Tuition is cheaper than most universities. The campus is beautiful in the winter and summer. It feels like home if your coming from out of state. Madonna is a catholic University but they do not influence your religion. Their goal is to help you become the better you! They provide easy services for any need you may have. They honestly prepare you for your career and when you graduate, you will see all your had work has finally paid off.
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My experience with Madonna has varied. There are several staff members who go above and beyond to be pleasant, courteous, considerate and helpful to their students, which is not something you find at all universities. However, I have also had several interactions where the staff members were extremely unorganized, making my pursuit of my education significantly more difficult and confusing than it needs to be. The price of attendance in comparison with financial aid is difficult for many as well.
Madonna is an amazing school for all kinds of students. I am in nursing program and have been blown away by the wonderful teachers, clinical instructors, and advisors who are there to help every step of the way. The campus is beautiful and the teachers are great!