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Maranatha Baptist University
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  • 4 Year
  • WATERTOWN, WI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Maranatha is a private, Christian university located in Watertown, Wisconsin. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 509 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Maranatha acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. Graduating 55% of students, Maranatha alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,700.

About

745 WEST MAIN STREET
WATERTOWN, WI 53094
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Independent Midwest Region

Maranatha Baptist University Rankings

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MBU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1010-1200
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$19,399 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,680 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 36 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 36 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
7
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    11%
  • On Campus
    70%
  • Online
    19%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
509 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
284
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Focused; desires to make an impact on the world.
    70%
  • Controlled
    17%
  • Open arms
    9%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
78%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 36 responses
Poll
64%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Equipping leaders to serve God.
    46%
  • Encouraging
    18%
  • Awesome
    7%
  • Cult like. Dont go here.
    7%
  • Focused
    4%
  • Pharisaically cruel, legalistic, sexist
    4%
  • Sexist
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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