Marywood

Marywood University

2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, United States
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  • Textbook Notes
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  • Study Guides
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  • Previously Enrolled
    51

Overview of Marywood University (Marywood)

About this school

Marywood is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded as a college for women in 1915, it adopted coeducation in 1964. Undergraduate programs are offered through the residential school for women and the nonresidential, coeducational school; graduate programs are also offered. Its 115-acre campus is located in Scranton, 120 miles north of Philadelphia.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,964
    • Men:615 Men (31.3%)
    • Women:1,349 Women (68.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (Marywood)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Marywood 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
-
Science
1
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 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
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2300 Adams Avenue
City, State, Zip
Scranton, PA 18509-1598
Phone
(570) 348-6234
Fax
(570) 961-4763
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio for art majors, audition for music majors recommended for some freshmen
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
75% of 2,268 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 1,577 applicants were admitted
Men
73% of 691 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
550 (32%) of 1,700 admitted students enrolled
Women
370 (31%) of 1,198 admitted students enrolled
Men
180 (36%) of 502 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.43
375 And Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
39%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
544 average |500-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
20%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
21%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
26%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
18%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (Marywood)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,910 (67.32%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,900 (26.8%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,250 (2.41%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,800 (3.47%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Marywood University accepts installment plan, 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 December 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003296
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
431 (96.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
400 (92.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
400 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
85 (21.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$28,187
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 400 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,380
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 304 (76.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,532
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 75 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
44 (9.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,616

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,578 (90.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,464 (92.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,464 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
295 (20.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$26,010
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,455 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,937
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,149 (78.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,888
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 206 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
274 (15.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,525

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$41,880
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
16.0%
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
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Mathematics, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,998

Academics & Instruction (Marywood)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


145

Part-Time Faculty


249

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


37%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% 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: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 85% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# 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
286,862
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
359
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


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


55.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


65.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


69.0%

Programs & Majors (Marywood)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (65)


  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Illustration
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sculpture
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Writing, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


Physician assistant, communication sciences disorders, criminal justice, biotechnology, health services administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Psychology

Master's Programs of Study (37)


  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Illustration
  • Interior Design
  • Investment Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Music Education
  • Nutrition
  • Photography
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Campus Life (Marywood)

Location & Geography

Population


75,809

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


123 acres

Weather


Temperature
18.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Scranton
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


37% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


63%

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


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Paces
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Marywood University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student nurses association, health professions club, speech and hearing club, volunteers in action (via), american institute of architects

Sororities


7% of women participate

Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,756

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,964
Women
1,349
Men
615

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.0% Asian
  • 3.1% Black/African-American
  • 6.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 74.9% White
  • 11.4% Unknown

International Students


2.1% from 10 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


986

Student Resources (Marywood)

Study resources