Marywood University Overview
Marywood University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Marywood University Known For?
- Students at Marywood 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%.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Marywood.
- In 2017-2018, 39% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average Marywood student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Marywood 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 Marywood.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Marywood has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Marywood University?
Contact details for Marywood are given below.
|Address:||2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA 18509-1598|
How Do I Get Into Marywood?
You can apply to Marywood online at: www.marywood.edu/admissions/applying/
Admission Requirements for Marywood
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Marywood?
Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.
Average Test Scores
About 87% of students accepted to Marywood submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 550. Math scores were between 460 and 570.
Can I Afford Marywood University?
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 Marywood, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $8,779 a year. That adds up to $35,116 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Marywood is 3.8%. 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.
Marywood University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 876 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,649 full-time undergraduates at Marywood, 33% are male and 67% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Marywood University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||37|
|Hispanic or Latino||125|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Marywood University. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 19 countries are represented at Marywood. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.
Online Learning at Marywood University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Marywood has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 96th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Marywood
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Marywood University was 24.1%. This is the #807 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Marywood regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Marywood majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Public Administration & Social Service||4%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Marywood 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 Marywood.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services||#6|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#53|
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%.
Marywood 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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