Madonna University Overview
Located in Livonia, Michigan, Madonna University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Livonia makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Madonna University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Madonna is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 30% of the faculty were full-time.
Madonna University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Madonna.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Madonna has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Madonna University?
Contact details for Madonna are given below.
|Address:||36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI 48150-1176|
How Do I Get Into Madonna?
You can apply to Madonna online at: https://jrm.targetx.com/orgs/00Dj0000001mqCvEAI/login
Admission Requirements for Madonna
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||neither required nor recommended|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Madonna?
Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.
Average Test Scores
About 14% of students accepted to Madonna submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 420 and 520.
Can I Afford Madonna University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Madonna, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $5,975 a year. That adds up to $23,900 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Madonna is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Madonna University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 551 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,645 full-time undergraduates at Madonna, 33% are male and 67% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Madonna University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||164|
|Hispanic or Latino||85|
Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Madonna University. At this time, 5 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 32 countries are represented at Madonna. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Canada.
Online Learning at Madonna University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Madonna has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 19th most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Madonna
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Madonna University was 4.9%. This is the #1,673 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Madonna regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Madonna majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||47%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||25%|
|Human Resource Management||70%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||58%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||58%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Madonna ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Madonna.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Social Sciences||#8|
|General Family & Consumer Sciences||#13|
|Mental & Social Health Services||#54|
|Curriculum & Instruction||#102|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#112|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#149|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#159|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#302|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#341|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Madonna University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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