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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 minus
  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

About

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

Maranatha Baptist University more than an education. We are a community on mission to help you make the most of your college career. We know college is expensive and difficult.

But imagine being confident, prepared, competent, mentored, professional, equipped, qualified, and ready to take on your career

We know you want a successful career and ministry.

To help you achieve that, we have a simple 3 step process for you:

1. Join the Family.

2. Pursue Excellence.

3. Advance Truth.

When looking at colleges, you need to be a part of a community that cares, pursue a worthwhile education, and be equipped to advance in your career.

That’s why Maranatha has academic advisors, faculty, and staff that are willing and ready to help you.

Join the Family today by enrolling at MBU.edu/apply and imagine entering your career competent and supported.

When you join the family, you are joining a community that is designed to equip you to be confident and prepared in your career.

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Maranatha Baptist University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
80%
SAT Range
1130-1320
ACT Range
20-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$19,999 / 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
$8,340 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    32%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
519 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
197
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
28%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Focused; desires to make an impact on the world.
    64%
  • Controlled
    20%
  • Open arms
    8%
  • Brainwashed
    4%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
79%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 39 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Equipping leaders to serve God.
    48%
  • Encouraging
    16%
  • Cult like. Dont go here.
    10%
  • Awesome
    6%
  • Focused
    3%
  • Pharisaically cruel, legalistic, sexist
    3%
  • Sexist
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
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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