Marian University

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School Overview

Marian University, previously known as the Marian College of Fond du Lac, is a private undergraduate liberal arts college that is owned and operated by the Roman Catholic Church. The university is supported by the Congregation of Sisters of Saint Agnes (a Roman Catholic instituted for women who founded the institution in 1936.)

Marian is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor of Art (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) and Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) Marian also offers several graduate degrees, including the Master of Science (M.S.), Master of Arts in Education (M.A.E.), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and a few different Ph.D. programs.

Fields of study at Marian include fine arts, visual arts, biology, business (various specialties), communications, information technology, education, Spanish, history, math, psychology, sport/fitness administration and social sciences.

Marian University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(317) 955-6000
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Address:3200 Cold Spring Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46222-1997
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,165
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,740 (87% 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:$31,500
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,500
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$22,720

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Marian University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Marian University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences1
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations4
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total4362

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Marian 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
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid303100%
Grant or scholarship aid303100%$22,720
Student loan aid23276%$7,029

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,42468%$19,722
Federal student loans1,46070%$7,323

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Marian 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 Marian University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants2,1879511,236
Percent admitted100%60%59%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%20%17%

Admissions Considerations

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

Marian University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,165
Undergraduate enrollment2,147
Graduate enrollment1,018

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

Marian University Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
    • Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degree
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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