College Search helps you research colleges and universities, find schools that match your preferences, and add schools to a personal watch list.

www.collegeboard.org

Maranatha Baptist University

Watertown, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

745 W Main St

Watertown, WI 53094-7638

www.mbu.edu

Admission Office

745 West Main Street

Watertown, WI 53094

(920) 206-2327

Fax : (920) 261-9109

admissions@mbu.edu

Contact : Jonathan Sheeley

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

university

liberal arts college

seminary college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Baptist

College Board Code: 2732

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 66.0%

Total undergraduates : 756

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 143

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 55.0%

Average financial aid package : $10,523.00

In-State Tuition : $17,650.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $17,650.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Urban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jul 31

SAT subject score report due : Jul 31

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 10 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 66.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 79.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Theology and Religious Vocations : 42.0%
Education : 39.0%
Business/Marketing : 18.0%

Associates
Visual and Performing Arts : 33.0%
Business/Marketing : 22.0%
Education : 22.0%
Theology and Religious Vocations : 11.0%
Liberal Arts : 6.0%
Security and Protective Services : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Accounting and Business/Management B
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Office Management and Supervision A B

Education
Biology Teacher Education B
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education and Teaching A B
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
English/Language Arts Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Teacher Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics B M

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies A B M
Lay Ministry A
Missions/Missionary Studies B M
Pastoral Studies/Counseling B M
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology/Theological Studies M
Youth Ministry B

Visual & Performing Arts
Music Pedagogy B
Music Performance, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Independent Study

Internships

Teacher Certification

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

120 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 45 miles from Milwaukee, 38 miles from Madison.

Large Town

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 756

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 143

Degree-seeking undergrads : 605

Graduate enrollment : 223

Student General Information

All students average age : 22

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 22.0%

Out of state students : 78.0%

Part Time students : 17.0%

Percentage of males : 44.0%

Percentage of females : 56.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 4.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 1.0%

White : 87.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 66.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 66.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $175.00

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Sabercats

Sport Member : NCCAA, NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

NCAA Division III

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Chaplain/spiritual director

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Academic Support Programs

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Football

Men's NCAA Division III

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 290

Admitted : 153

Enrolled : 153

Somewhat selective 53.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Character/Personal Qualities

Recommendations

Religious Affiliation or Commitment

Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Considered

Application Essay

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

AP

CLEP

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Recommendations, religious commitment most important. Secondary school record, test scores, character also important. Class rank, essay considered. At-risk students placed on admissions probation.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 13.0%

Top Quarter : 17.0%

Top Half : 38.0%

Bottom Half : 62.0%

Bottom Quarter : 52.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 16.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 16.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 11.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 9.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 3.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 6.0%

600 - 699 : 31.0%

500 - 599 : 41.0%

400 - 499 : 22.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 3.0%

600 - 699 : 22.0%

500 - 599 : 44.0%

400 - 499 : 25.0%

300 - 399 : 6.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 8.0%

24 - 29 : 34.0%

18 - 23 : 44.0%

12 - 17 : 14.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 4.0%

24 - 29 : 22.0%

18 - 23 : 48.0%

12 - 17 : 25.0%

6 - 11 : 1.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 20.0%

24 - 29 : 28.0%

18 - 23 : 37.0%

12 - 17 : 13.0%

6 - 11 : 2.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Entering freshmen who have completed Advanced Placement examinations and have scored 3 or above will receive credit.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

3

0

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

3

0

Social Studies

3

0

Foreign Language

2

0

Academic Electives

0

2

Computer Science

0

1

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 16.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 72.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

490 - 600

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

520 - 610

ACT Composite

19 - 26


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Biology

3

8

ASSC 120, 121 - General Biology 1 & 2

All

Calculus AB

3

5

ASMA 143 - Calculus 1

All

Calculus BC

3

5

ASMA 232 - Calculus 2

All

Chemistry

3

8

ASSC 141, 142 - General Chemistry 1 & 2

All

Computer Science A

3

3

BUMI 165 - Computer Applications

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

HUEN 121 - English Composition 1

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

HUEN 236 - Composition & Literature

All

Environmental Science

3

3

ASSC 105 - Concepts in Environmental Science

All

European History

3

3

HUHI 352 - Modern European History

All

Music Theory

3

2

FIMU 114 - Harmony 1

All

4

2

FIMU 115 - Harmony 2

All

Physics 1

3

8

ASSC 151, 152 - General Physics 1 & 2

All

Physics 2

3

8

ASSC 151, 152 - General Physics 1 & 2

All

Psychology

3

3

HUPS 131 - General Psychology

All

Statistics

3

3

ASMA 238 - Probability and Statistics

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

EDUC 233 - American Government for Educators

All

United States History

3

3

HUHI 141 - United States History 1

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Literature

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

College Mathematics

50

3

English Literature

50

3

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 40.0%

% of loans / jobs : 60.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 94.0%

% Judged to have need : 91.0%

% that were offered aid : 91.0%

% that had need fully met : 10.0%

% of need met : 55.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $10,523.00

Avg non need-based aid : $3,461.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $7,389.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,266.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Bruce Roth

Financial aid office phone : (920) 206-2318

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $532.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$17,650.00

$17,650.00

$17,650.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$17,650.00

$17,650.00

$17,650.00

Room and board:

$7,750.00

--

--

Books and supplies:

$1,072.00

$1,072.00

$1,072.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$1,316.00

$1,316.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$26,472.00

$21,538.00

$21,538.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$26,472.00

$21,538.00

$21,538.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 60

Transfers admitted percentage: 30.0%

Transfers admitted: 18

Transfers enrolled percentage: 28.0%

Transfers enrolled: 17

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 36.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 64.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

Academic Standing (Good Academic Standing, Academic Warning, Academic Probation) is determined by the academic record at the at prior institution.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $17,650.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,750.00

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $532.00

Financial Aid

Total Amount Awarded: $13,000.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 5

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser