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 1,358 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Madonna acceptance rate is 74%. Popular majors include Nursing, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Homeland Security and Disaster Management. Graduating 69% of students, Madonna alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $37,100.
NAIA Division II
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
Madonna University Rankings
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Early Decision/Early Action
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
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Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.35 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.38 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.38 responses
Most Popular Majors
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies108 Graduates
Homeland Security and Disaster Management80 Graduates
International Business64 Graduates
Child Development28 Graduates
Adult Development, Gerontology, and Aging26 Graduates
Community Organization and Advocacy20 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.41 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.50 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.26 responses
Madonna University Reviews
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.
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!