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Founded in 1851, Marian University-Indianapolis. is a Private college. Located in Indiana, which is a city setting in Indiana, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 2,147 full time undergraduate students, and 1,018 full time graduate students.
The Marian University-Indianapolis Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 13:1. There are 117 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Marian University-Indianapolis include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at MU are considered Selective, with ,13% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 18 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
82% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 44% were in the top quarter, and 15% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Marian University-Indianapolis.
31 Students rated on-campus housing 3.6 stars. 19 % gave the school a 5.0.
23 Students rated off-campus housing 3.1 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated campus food 3 stars. 9 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated campus facilities 3.9 stars. 27 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated class size 4.6 stars. 65 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated school activities 3.9 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated local services 3.8 stars. 32 % gave the school a 5.0.
37 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 46 % gave the school a 5.0.
22 Students rated Marian University-Indianapolis
My time at this institution so far has been amazing. The smaller campus experience offers lots of accessibility to resources and study halls. It also improves social life and communication, as it is hard to miss a single student in your time there. Each professor and tutor is very dedicated to their work and want their students to succeed. Also, a lot of events and clubs at the university are very interesting and worth attending. I would not trade it for anywhere else.
I really love the campus and the atmosphere of this place. The campus police are always there to keep me feeling safe. I am on the track team here and everyone on the team makes feel like a part of the team. I'm pretty sure all of the sports are like that. Overall, this place is very nice and if you can get a scholarship to go here, I would say take this college into consideration.
Marian is a growing university with a bright future ahead. It is currently renovating its facilities and will soon add a new school of business as well as a revamped P.E. Center and cafeteria. The professors and faculty care about their students, and are typically available to help. Class size is generally small, which allows for more personalized interactions between student/professor. The university has been steadily trying to improve itself for a few years now, and it is exciting to be in an environment where both the students and the university are trying to better themselves. The future is bright for Marian.
Marian is a close knit community in the heart of Indianapolis. Even though the area immediately around campus is not the most appealing, downtown is only 10 minutes away and Broad Ripple is a mere 15. Academics are a big draw to the campus with our nursing program and the newly established medical school has drawn more attention to us. I enjoy campus life. There is always something to do, even if it's just studying with friends in Alumni. Marian was a last second addition to my list of potential schools and immediately changed my mind when I visited. I accepted my offer and competitively interviewed for scholarships, which really helped affirm my decision to go to Marian. I'm so happy with my decision and can't wait to finish my undergraduate years there!
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Marian University-Indianapolis is 59%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
In high school, my grades were low and my commitment to education was even lower. I made a choice when going to college to put my best foot forward with studying and work ethic...and I succeeded. My college experience changed my life due to that small choice that I made to really make a difference. My advice would be to whoever it is going into college; don't ever be discouraged that you can't do it, it may seem frightening but if you set your mind to it, you will succeed. Second, get involved. Get involved in anyway that you can. Before I realized it, I was leading organizations, making decisions about the college and helping others out along the way. These experiences have allowed me to grow as an individual and enhance my professional experience beyond anything I could have ever imagined. The power is really within each student and having the faith and courage to see it is key. The transition to college can be difficult, but if given the right chance, each student can lead and grow by making the first step.
I feel that I my school is best known for their academics. We do have sports but I don't think that is Marian's main focus. The faculty is more focused on education and achievment and this is what is seen at Marian College.
Marian is a place where lots of learning takes place weather it's in the classroom or on an sports field. Marian has a beautiful campus and great reasources.
The campus enviroment was very friendly and the faculty was very welcoming.
Marian College offers the opportunity to not only gain an exceptional education but gain experience in many other areas to build a professional profile. I attended Marian College as an undergraduate and am going back for a second undergraduate degree and my experience far outlived anything that I expected to. Not only was I provided a defining educational experience, but I experienced leadership skills that will carry with me throughout my professional career in the future. I was given the experience to be a student leader and for my voice to be heard.
I think the worst thing is that it is getting a lot bigger. I liked the small school feel of it, which is disappearing.
The type of person that should attend this school is one who is motivated and determined to succeed. They should also like small classes and caring professors. This school is a great choice for all who want more in their education.
The most awesome diverse people I've ever meet in my whole life
Someone who loves small classes and needs more one on one attention from their professor. Someone who loves small schools and can walk around and recognize everyone.
Teachers are almost too focused on academic curriculum and not on helping the students comprehend the material.
The majority of nursing professors did not care if you succeeded or not and did not have interest in helping students if they asked for help or were struggling to understand material. Also, I received no financial aid and have accumulated over $130,000 in student loans between this degree and my previous bachelors degree
The student body community and staff members of Marian. Automatically a student has a “family” when attending Marian. Everyone is friendly, and experiences the Franciscan values even if they are not Catholic (like myself) The staff and faculty are like big brothers/sisters, parents or mentors to the students. Marian isn’t just a higher education institution, but also a familistic atmosphere. Two of the staff members of a residential buildings are my mentors, and we talk and laugh about anything.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
100% of students
attending Marian University-Indianapolis receive some sort of financial aid.
36% were awarded federal grants.
While 76% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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