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Rank Ranking
#3611 of 14,160 In the World
#1023 of 2,624 In North America
#954 of 2,523 In the United States
#69 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#2 of 5 In Scranton
#356 of 1,069 For Social Work
#1866 of 3,753 For Psychology
#1979 of 2,540 For Sociology
#2356 of 4,839 For Medicine
#2463 of 5,152 For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$23,380 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,803
Graduates
876
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
marywood.edu

Marywood University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 78% 77% 78%
Applicants 2,005 587 1,418
Admissions 1,559 453 1,106
Freshmen enrolled full time 360 117 243
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

428 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

127 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
360 or 100%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Marywood University are 1000-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
8 or 2%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Marywood University are 22-29 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1948 (73%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 291 (11%)
Hispanic 196 (7%)
Black or African American 87 (3%)
Asian 61 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 48 (2%)
Two or more races 42 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,380/year
Average aid awarded
$24,047
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,062
$30-48K $18,457
$48-75K $21,334
$75-110K $23,793
$110K+ $26,037

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $34,154$9,888
Tuition in-state $34,154$9,888
Tuition out-of-state $34,154$9,888
Fee in-district $1,750$1,550
Fee in-state $1,750$1,550
Fee out-of-state $1,750$1,550

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 908
Combined charge for room and board $14,158
Room charge $8,058
Meal charge $6,100

Marywood University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Work 9 115
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 26 23
Physician Assistant 47
Psychology, General 30 6
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 36
Business Administration and Management, General 20 15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 31
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 29
Art Therapy & Therapist 15 11
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist 26
Architecture 24
Clinical Psychology 12 11
Dietetics & Dietitian 19
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18
Financial Planning and Services 7 10
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5 11
Interior Architecture 16
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 16
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 13 2
Counseling Psychology 14
Music Therapy & Therapist 13
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General 12
Graphic Design 6 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 2 9
Biotechnology 8 3
Accounting 10
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 10
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 9
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 8
Illustration 3 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 7
Special Education and Teaching, General 1 5
Photography 5 1
Health Services Administration 6
Management Science 6
Reading Teacher Education 6
School Psychology 6
English Language and Literature, General 5
Fine and Studio Arts Management 4
Broadcast Journalism 4
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 4
Public Administration 4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 3
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other 3
Athletic Training & Trainer 3
Computer Science 3
Secondary Education and Teaching 3
Journalism, Other 2
Social Science Teacher Education 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 2
History, General 2
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics 1 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Writing, General 2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Environmental Design & Architecture 2
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 2
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other 2
Fine & Studio Arts, General 1
Sculpture 1
Music Performance, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Philosophy 1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education 1
Social Sciences, Other 1
Environmental Science 1
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 1
Painting 1
Art Teacher Education 1
Interior Design 1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 1
Administration of Special Education 1
Gerontology 1
Education, Other 1
Grand Total 445 372 22
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 56% 74%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
560
Citations
9,765

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
237 / 3,147
Medicine
230 / 6,663
Psychology
186 / 3,055
Computer Science
59 / 1,457
Sociology
58 / 535
Business
50 / 890
Health Science
46 / 1,120
Art & Design
44 / 288
Social Psychology
40 / 979
Biology
40 / 1,663
Physical Therapy
36 / 2,820
Child Psychology
36 / 844
Education Majors
34 / 195
Demography
31 / 687
Social Work
30 / 354
Political Science
30 / 73
Clinical Psychology
25 / 673
Cognitive Science
25 / 268
Gerontology
25 / 221
Communications and Public Relations
24 / 119
Economics
23 / 90
Anesthesiology
19 / 850
Mathematics
18 / 82
Public Health
17 / 165
Engineering
17 / 45
Criminology and Criminal Justice
16 / 142
Sports / Exercise science
15 / 1,209
Nursing
15 / 57
Art History
15 / 2
Chemistry
15 / 81
Law
14 / 29
Surgery
13 / 384
Family medicine
13 / 290
Creative Writing
13 / 126
History
13 / 20
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
12 / 3
Psychiatry
12 / 167
Environmental Science
12 / 254
Math Teachers
11 / 57
Sports Medicine
11 / 414

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 7 8
1991 4 12
1992 4 11
1993 1 14
1994 6 14
1995 3 25
1996 5 17
1997 8 30
1998 9 26
1999 13 30
2000 8 46
2001 8 37
2002 12 58
2003 10 70
2004 16 109
2005 15 189
2006 7 190
2007 8 219
2008 15 271
2009 18 325
2010 27 372
2011 35 475
2012 40 681
2013 42 758
2014 43 782
2015 26 708
2016 40 733
2017 18 649
2018 21 564
2019 27 716
2020 15 957

Notable alumni

  1. Bernadette Gray-Little

    Bernadette Gray-Little
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Biography

    Bernadette Gray-Little is a retired academic administrator most recently serving as the 17th chancellor of the University of Kansas, where she was the first African-American and female to serve as the chancellor. She oversaw the university's main campus in Lawrence, its medical center campuses in Kansas City, Salina and Wichita, the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, and other facilities around Kansas. She replaced chancellor Robert Hemenway in August 2009, and retired in June 2017.

  2. Mary Margaret Graham

    Mary Margaret Graham
    Occupations
    intelligence officer
    Biography

    Mary Margaret Graham was the United States Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection.

General info

Alternative names Marywood
Founded 1915
Motto Sanctitas, Scientia, Sanitas
Holiness, Knowledge, Health
Colors green, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 550
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 2300 Adams Ave
Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18509-1598
United States
City population 76,000
Phone 5703486211
Fax +1 (570) 961 4763

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