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?
- Students at Marymount have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Marymount.
- In 2017-2018, 45% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Marymount with a bachelor's degree make about $53,600 a year. That's 31% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- It takes the average Marymount student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Marymount University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Marymount.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Marymount has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Marymount University?
Contact details for Marymount are given below.
|Address:||2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207-4299|
How Do I Get Into Marymount?
You can apply to Marymount online at: https://www.marymount.edu/Admissions/Welcome
Admission Requirements for Marymount
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Marymount?
Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.
Average Test Scores
About 34% 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 600. Math scores were between 480 and 570.
Can I Afford Marymount 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 Marymount, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $7,675 a year. That adds up to $30,700 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Marymount is 3.4%. 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
There are also 1,253 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,861 full-time undergraduates at Marymount, 35% are male and 65% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Marymount University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||296|
|Hispanic or Latino||472|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Marymount has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Marymount
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Marymount University was 57.9%. This is the #610 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Marymount regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Marymount majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Marymount 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 Marymount.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
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.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Kevin Bowman under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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