Madonna University

36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, United States
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Overview of Madonna University

About this school

Madonna is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded as a women's college in 1947, it adopted coeducation in 1972 and gained university status in 1991. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Business Administration and Computer Systems; Humanities; Nursing and Health; Science and Technology; and Social Sciences. Its 49-acre campus is located in Livonia, on the western edge of metropolitan Detroit.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,458
    • Men:863 (35.1%)
    • Women:1,595 (64.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Madonna University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
36600 Schoolcraft Road
City, State, Zip
Livonia, MI  48150-1173
Phone
(734) 432-5339
Fax
(734) 432-5393
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
December 1
Early Decision Notification
January 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
74% of 1,009 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 686 applicants were admitted
Men
75% of 323 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
690 (92%) of 750 admitted students enrolled
Women
411 (81%) of 507 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.22
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
14%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
420-520 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
37%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
16%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
420-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
24%
• Score 400 - 500
59%
• Score 300 - 400
7%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
28%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,700 (60.55110279061604%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,750 (28.520446966594513%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,296 (3.7910255660211782%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,440 (7.137424676768267%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Madonna University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002282
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
119 (69.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
88 (73.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
88 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
23 (26.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$6,981
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 85 (96.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,311
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 60 (68.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,715
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 16 (18.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
60 (34.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,298

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
862 (55.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
698 (81.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
698 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
122 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$7,396
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 612 (87.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,508
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 599 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,012
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 41 (5.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
172 (11.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,427

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Previous College Experience

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


96

Part-Time Faculty


186

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


22%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 32% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 43% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
305,848

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
227
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Madonna University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


36.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


64.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


70.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (78)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Development and Aging
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fire Science/Fire-fighting
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Palliative Care Nursing
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Voice and Opera
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Health Services, Master of School Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Hospice, Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

Master's Programs of Study (19)


  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English as a Second Language
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hospice Nursing
  • International Business
  • Liberal Studies
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Psychology--General
  • Quality Management
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


95,208

Nearest Metropolitan Area


85 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Detroit

Weather


Temperature
15.6 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
Detroit
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
Ann Arbor

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


46% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


54%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
Blue, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Madonna University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, campus ministry, madonna university nursing student association, broadcast and film club, society of future teachers, michigan blood club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,358

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,458
Women
1,595
Men
863

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.6% Asian
  • 13.4% Black/African-American
  • 4.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.4% White
  • 6.3% Unknown

International Students


13.3% from 7 countries

Average Age


26

Number of Graduate Students


630

Student Resources

Study resources