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Marywood University
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  • 4 Year
  • SCRANTON, PA

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Report Card

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

About

2300 ADAMS AVE
SCRANTON, PA 18509
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic East Conference
From Marywood University

What is so special about Marywood?

It’s about an education that fits you – exceptional, practical, and meaningful. It’s a welcoming community that will inspire you, challenge you, and guide you on your path to success. It’s about affordable excellence – 72% of first time students receive scholarships worth more than half their tuition - and other options including federal/state aid, grants, work study, and loans. It’s beyond the classroom activities like internships, study abroad, and service learning trips. It’s 100+ student clubs/organizations, 23 varsity sports, and a competitive esports program that will keep you active and involved. And it’s all about your success – 99.6% of the Class of 2021 is employed or pursuing graduate school.

From Day One, it’s where you’ll discover your passion and realize your purpose.

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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

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
1000-1180
ACT Range
22-26
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,657 / 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
$27,547 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

Health & Wellness Programs at Marywood

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Marywood University’s comprehensive focus on Health and Wellness programs, including nearly 30 programs of study, prepares students for in-demand careers in the rapidly growing and changing healthcare industry. From clinical settings to home care, from private offices to public institutions, well-prepared health and wellness professionals and practitioners are trained at Marywood.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,680 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
128
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Active
    25%
  • Fatigued
    25%
  • Studious
    18%
  • Stressed
    14%
  • Involved
    11%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Partied out
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
66%
Poll
45%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 49 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 29 responses
  • It is the perfect place for me!
    41%
  • It's good.
    21%
  • It's all about the squirrels
    17%
  • Comfortable
    7%
  • You don't realize you love it until you graduate
    7%
  • Lack of diversity
    3%
  • Underrated
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
71%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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