Marywood University

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General Information

Admission Office
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509-1598
(570) 348-6234
(866) 279-9663
Fax: (570) 961-4763

Contact: Christian DiGregorio
Director of University Admissions
Main Address
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509-1598
(570) 348-6211

Total undergrads: 2,071
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 426
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,039
Graduate enrollment: 1,307

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:


Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts Management B
Ceramics B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Interior Design B
Music – General Performance B
Painting B
Photography B
Sculpture B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Fashion Merchandising C
Financial Planning B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Sales and Distribution C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Education of Emotionally Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
French Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Art Therapy B,C
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health System Administration B
Medical Dietetics B
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B


Industrial/Organizational Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Transportation & Materials Moving

Aviation Management 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.

Marywood University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (570) 348-6211
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA 18509-1598
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,679
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,124 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,904
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,904
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $24,047

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Marywood University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Marywood University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 31
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 121
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 64
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 61
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 31
Education 151212
English Language and Literature/Letters 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 3106
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 111
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 12
Psychology 125
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1138
Grand total 2472431

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Marywood 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $35,904
Out-of-state $35,904
Books and supplies $1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,438
Out-of-state $11,438

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 387 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 387 100% $24,047
Student loan aid 277 71% $10,002

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,768 91% $20,595
Federal student loans 1,362 70% $8,118

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Marywood 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 Marywood University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,005 587 1,418
Percent admitted 100% 77% 78%
Percent admitted who enrolled 18% 20% 17%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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

Marywood University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,679
Undergraduate enrollment 1,803
Graduate enrollment 876

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

Marywood University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*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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