B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A
Marywood University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Colonial States Athletic Conference
Address
2300 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA 18509

Marywood 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
68%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
940-1120
ACT Range
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$23,609/ 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
    $18,257/ year
  • $30-48k
    $17,306/ year
  • $49-75k
    $19,452/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,105/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,603/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.31 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.31 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.31 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,768Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
16%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
Report
  • Fatigued
    27%
  • Active
    23%
  • Stressed
    18%
  • Studious
    18%
  • Involved
    9%
  • Partied out
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
64%
Poll
45%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.42 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • It is the perfect place for me!
    48%
  • It's good.
    26%
  • It's all about the squirrels
    17%
  • You don't realize you love it until you graduate
    9%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.21 responses
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Marywood University offers a copious amount of ways in which students can get involved. Some of these include intramural sports, student activities and varsity sports. Although I am not part of the varsity sports available for students, I do participate in some of the other activities available for students. Marywood's cheerleading team brings fans and students together to show the school spirit. Fan's support in response to the cheerleaders, as well as the players, is thrilling. Our gym and varsity fields are great quality and very refreshing. Overall, Marywood University has great opportunities for student athletics!
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Marywood offers a lot to its students. It is a liberal arts school so every students needs to take other classes outside of their major. This is both a plus and minus depending on your situation. I am a commuter student and have a full time job. I wish Marywood would be more accommodating to older commuter students. For example, in the nursing program, it is fine if a student misses clinical for a school sport but other reasons for missing clinical, including childcare or weather, is inexcusable and that student would have to pay a fine. That doesn't seem fair. Marywood has many excellent professors but some are downright mean and intolerable.
All housing options are great. There is something for everyone. Every resident first-year must live in Loughran Hall, which is a very nice freshman dorm, and much better compared to many other schools. For students looking for a more modern dorm, they can live in Madonna Hall, and Regina Hall is available for students who want a more rustic/old fashioned housing option, or something cheaper. In addition, there are on campus apartment-style dorms available for those looking for more independent living. All dorms are close to at least one academic building. Housing process is a little complicated, but as fair as it can be.