Maranatha Baptist University

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School Overview

Maranatha Baptist Bible College and Seminary is a coeducational four-year undergraduate Baptist college located in Watertow, Wisconsin. Maranatha offers bachelor’s degrees in several fields of study, including business, education, accounting, humanities, music, management, teaching, nursing, sports management, English, and humanities, among others. As a religiously affiliated institution, Maranatha also offers several religion courses including church ministries, biblical counseling, church music and Bible studies.

Maranatha is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools of the Higher Learning Commission. Several of its individual programs hold specialized accreditations and the college’s teacher education programs will prepare students for their teacher certification.

General Information

Admission Office

745 West Main Street

Watertown, WI 53094

(920) 261-9300

(800) 611-1947

Fax: (920) 261-9109



Contact: James Harrison

Director of Admissions
Main Address

745 West Main Street

Watertown, WI 53094

(920) 261-9300

www.mbu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 817

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 193

Degree-seeking undergrads: 800

Graduate enrollment: 48

Setting

Urban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 66%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music Pedagogy B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting/Business Management B
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Office Management B

Education

Business Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Philosophy & Religion

Christian Studies A,C

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Pastoral Counseling B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Maranatha Baptist University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.mbu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.mbu.edu/apply
Address:745 West Main Street, Watertown, WI 53094
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,118
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):46%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:547 (49% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$14,260
Out-of-state Tuition:$14,260
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,429

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Maranatha Baptist University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Maranatha Baptist University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services15
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education1101
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Theology and Religious Vocations1165
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total16316

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Maranatha Baptist University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Theology and Religious Vocations114
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total1235

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Maranatha Baptist University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,260
Out-of-state$14,260
Books and supplies$1,240

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,760
Out-of-state$7,760

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid15386%
Grant or scholarship aid14984%$6,429
Student loan aid8045%$6,437

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid17018%$6,568
Federal student loans869%$4,952

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Maranatha Baptist University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Maranatha Baptist University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants398217181
Percent admitted100%58%81%
Percent admitted who enrolled51%40%64%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Maranatha Baptist University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,118
Undergraduate enrollment943
Graduate enrollment175

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Maranatha Baptist University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

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