Maranatha Baptist University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#8742 of 14,160 In the World
#1986 of 2,624 In North America
#1893 of 2,523 In the United States
#37 of 48 In Wisconsin

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1106
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$19,399 /y
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
793
Graduates
192
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.mbu.edu

Maranatha Baptist University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 78% 75%
Applicants 343 156 187
Admissions 263 122 141
Freshmen enrolled full time 127 64 63
Freshmen enrolled part time 27 10 17

112 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

270 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
21 or 14%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1006
or below

75% of them
had 1205
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Maranatha Baptist University are 1006-1205 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
133 or 86%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Maranatha Baptist University are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 772 (79%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 94 (10%)
Hispanic 33 (3%)
Two or more races 31 (3%)
Asian 20 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 16 (2%)
Black or African American 13 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,399/year
Average aid awarded
$6,680
Students receiving aid
93%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,361
$30-48K $17,184
$48-75K $17,903
$75-110K $22,868
$110K+ $22,069

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $15,480$6,840
Tuition in-state $15,480$6,840
Tuition out-of-state $15,480$6,840
Fee in-district $1,180$450
Fee in-state $1,180$450
Fee out-of-state $1,180$450

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 768
Combined charge for room and board $7,300

Maranatha Baptist University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Education, General 5 26
Bible & Biblical Studies 4 18
Business Administration and Management, General 2 17
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 19
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 10 5
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1 11
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 11
Organizational Leadership 11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 4 4
Digital Arts 6
Music Performance, General 6
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Communication and Media Studies, Other 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 5
Business & Commerce, General 4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 3
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies 3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 3
Divinity & Ministry 2 1
Office Management and Supervision 2
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 2
Youth Ministry 2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 2
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 2
Criminal Justice & Police Science 1
Accounting and Business & Management 1
Accounting 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Religious & Sacred Music 1
Grand Total 18 130 63 1
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 55% 51% 59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 13%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8
Citations
38

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
3 / 10
Health Science
2 / 6
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2 / 11
Biology
2 / 4
Education Majors
1 / 11
Computer Science
1 / 0
Psychology
1 / 11
Gerontology
1 / 6
Immunology
1 / 4
Sociology
1 / 0
Gender Studies
1 / 0
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2016 3 1
2017 0 6
2018 2 3
2019 1 12
2020 1 8

Notable alumni

  1. Ben Peterson

    Ben Peterson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Biography

    Benjamin Lee "Ben" Peterson is a retired American freestyle wrestler. He competed at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and won a gold and a silver medal, respectively. As a college wrestler, Peterson was a two-time NCAA champion at Iowa State. He founded the "Camp of Champs," which brought in Olympic wrestlers to train with high schoolers. Peterson also coached wrestling at Maranatha Baptist University for 28 years.

  2. Daniel Davis

    Daniel Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Daniel Davis was a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives from 2010 to 2014, representing the 13th District from 2010 to 2012 and the 15th District from 2012 to 2014.

General info

Alternative names MBU
MBBC
Maranatha Bible University
Maranatha Baptist University
Maranatha Baptist Bible College
Maranatha
Marantha
Maranatha Baptist College
Maranatha College
Maranatha University
Maranatha Bible College
Founded 1968
Motto To the Praise of His Glory
Academic Calendar September to May
Total FTE staff 145
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 745 West Main Street
Watertown, Wisconsin, 53094
United States
City population 24,000
Phone 9202619300
Fax +1 (920) 261 9109

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