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Marymount University Overview

Marymount University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Arlington, Virginia. The location of Marymount is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Marymount University Known For?

551 Undergraduate Awards
$38,107 Avg Cost After Aid
92% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Marymount have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Marymount.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 47% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Marymount makes roughly $53,600 a year. This is 31% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Marymount has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#36 Highest Paid Visual & Performing Arts Graduates College Factual
#39 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates College Factual
#51 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#98 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#118 Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#176 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Marymount University?

Location of Marymount University

Contact details for Marymount are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207-4299
Phone: 703-522-5600
Website: https://www.marymount.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/marymount.university
Twitter: http://twitter.com/marymountu

How Do I Get Into Marymount?

You can apply to Marymount online at: https://www.marymount.edu/Admissions/Welcome

Admission Requirements for Marymount

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Marymount?

92% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
51% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 92%, Marymount is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 90%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.

Average Test Scores

About 51% of students accepted to Marymount submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Marymount University  ( 490 to 590 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Marymount University  ( 470 to 550 )
200
800
Marymount received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Marymount University  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Marymount University  ( 17 to 23 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Marymount University  ( 19 to 24 )
1
36

Can I Afford Marymount University?

$38,107 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
4.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Marymount is $38,107. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Marymount, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $7,318 a year. That adds up to $29,272 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Marymount is 4.0%. 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.

Marymount University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,070 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,287 undergraduate students at Marymount, with 2,070 being full-time and 217 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Marymount

There are also 1,131 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,070 full-time undergraduates at Marymount, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Marymount

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Marymount University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Marymount Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 164
Black or African American 303
Hispanic or Latino 386
White 715
International Students 352
Other Races/Ethnicities 150

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Marymount University. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 76 countries are represented at Marymount. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Marymount University

86 Took All Classes Online
526 Took At Least One Class Online
7.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 526 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Marymount has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Marymount

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Marymount University was 7.9%. This is the #1,457 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Marymount regardless of major.

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%.

Marymount University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 137 1 21 5 164
Business Administration & Management 82 1 40 0 123
Computer Information Systems 47 2 29 0 78
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 77 0 77
Design & Applied Arts 35 0 23 0 58
Health Sciences & Services 53 0 0 0 53
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 41 6 47
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 40 40
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 0 29 0 35
Information Technology 0 2 30 0 32
General Psychology 27 0 0 0 27
General Biology 26 0 0 0 26
Criminal Justice & Corrections 24 0 0 0 24
Human Resource Management 0 5 12 0 17
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 17 0 0 0 17
Educational Administration 0 0 17 0 17
Political Science & Government 17 0 0 0 17
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 15 0 15
Communication & Media Studies 14 0 0 0 14
General English Literature 7 0 7 0 14
Liberal Arts General Studies 14 0 0 0 14
Economics 14 0 0 0 14
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 9 0 0 0 9
Special Education 3 1 4 0 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 7 0 7
Public Health 0 0 6 0 6
History 6 0 0 0 6
Sociology 6 0 0 0 6
Mathematics 3 0 0 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 2 0 0 0 2
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 1 0 0 0 1
Philosophy 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 551 12 358 51 972

References

*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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