Marian University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Indiana


At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education that profoundly transforms lives, society, and the world. Our mission is to be a Catholic university dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individual, peace and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Marian is ideal for students who are looking for personalized instruction from an outstanding faculty of 81 full-time professors. Over 2,000 full- and part-time students from 20 states and 12 countries attend Marian University. The student to faculty ratio is 17:1.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2143
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Faculty: 81

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis Indiana 46222


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Main Phone: 317-955-6000

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Admissions Contact:
Jill Bardonner
Assistant Director, Admissions
(800) 772-7264

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Athletics Contact:
Joseph Haklin
Director, Athletics
(317) 955-6351

Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
Students who have received a 2.00/4.00 cumulative GPA or higher, earned 12 or more semester hours of credit at their most recent institution and are in "good standing" will be automatically accepted. Nursing requires a 2.80/4.00 cumulative GPA.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In order for a course to transfer to Marian University, the course must be at the 100 level or higher and a minimum of a C- must have been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
See the Transfer Policy document below for maximum transfer credit requirements.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT or ACT scores are not required, if older than five years.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Marian requires 3 letters of recommendation with your application.

Essay(s) required:
The completion of 4 personal statements are required.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $35 application fee, which is waived if you apply online.

Other Requirements:
Classes taken prior to fall 1995 are not transferable.

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Your education is an invaluable investment toward your future and we are here to guide you with scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans. For answers to all of your financial aid questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 800.834.5494.

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