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Marian University

Fond du Lac, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

45 S National Ave

Fond Du Lac, WI 54935-4621

www.marianuniversity.edu

Admission Office

45 South National Avenue

Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699

(920) 923-7650

Fax : (920) 923-8755

admissions@marianuniversity.edu

Contact : Shannon LaLuzerne

Dean of Admission

Type of School

Small

Private

university

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Roman Catholic Church

Catholic

College Board Code: 1443

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 57.0%

Total undergraduates : 1,183

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 321

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 73.0%

Average financial aid package : $21,987.00

In-State Tuition : $28,560.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $28,560.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

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 : May 1 (or within 4 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

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 : --

International Students

Fall application due : Jul 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 13 to 1

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

Graduating in 6 years : 57.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 68.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 46.0%
Business/Marketing : 19.0%
Psychology : 6.0%
Public Administration and Social Services : 5.0%

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
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Finance, General B
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General B
Management Information Systems, General B
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Operations Management and Supervision B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Organizational Communication, General B
Speech Communication and Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Information Technology B

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching B
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D M
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
Secondary Education and Teaching B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B
English Literature (British and Commonwealth) B
Writing, General B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing M
Clinical Nurse Specialist M
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling B
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist B
Health/Health Care Administration/Management B
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer B
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M

History
History, General B

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

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

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

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

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration M
Criminal Justice/Police Science B
Forensic Science and Technology B
Homeland Security B

Visual & Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Graphic Design B
Music, 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

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

150 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Computer repair service available on campus

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 60 miles from Milwaukee, 65 miles from Green Bay.

Large Town

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 1,183

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 321

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,179

Graduate enrollment : 330

Student General Information

All students average age : 23

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 44.0%

Out of state students : 56.0%

Part Time students : 10.0%

Percentage of males : 32.0%

Percentage of females : 68.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Emphasis on community volunteer activity. Service transcript available for graduates.

Student Newspaper : The Sabre Voice

Student Newspaper URL : https://www.marianuniversitysabre.com/

Housing Options

Men's Housing

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $110.00

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Sabres

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Club

Intercollegiate

NCAA Division III

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Financial aid counseling

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Minority students services

Women's services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Pre-admission summer program

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

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

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

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

Bowling

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Ice Hockey

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

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

Men's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $20.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 1,868

Admitted : 1,207

Enrolled : 346

Somewhat selective 65.0% 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

Academic GPA

Character/Personal Qualities

Rigor of secondary school record

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Class Rank

Interview

Considered

Alumni Relation

Application Essay

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Geographical Residence

Level of Applicant's Interest

Racial/Ethnic Status

Recommendations

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Recommended: ACT (writing section optional)

Considered if submitted: SAT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

School achievement record most important, followed by test scores. Applicants must meet 2 of following 3 criteria: 2.0 GPA, top half of class, 18 ACT.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 7.0%

Top Quarter : 22.0%

Top Half : 60.0%

Bottom Half : 40.0%

Bottom Quarter : 12.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 12.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 13.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 21.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 20.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 16.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 4.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

600 - 699 : 13.0%

500 - 599 : 34.0%

400 - 499 : 51.0%

300 - 399 : 2.0%

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

600 - 699 : 16.0%

500 - 599 : 41.0%

400 - 499 : 33.0%

300 - 399 : 10.0%

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 : 2.0%

24 - 29 : 11.0%

18 - 23 : 54.0%

12 - 17 : 33.0%

ACT Math

24 - 29 : 17.0%

18 - 23 : 36.0%

12 - 17 : 47.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 3.0%

24 - 29 : 11.0%

18 - 23 : 39.0%

12 - 17 : 44.0%

6 - 11 : 3.0%

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 : Yes

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

From the college: Advanced Placement courses will be accepted with a required test score of three or better

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

1

0

English

4

0

Math

2

3

Science

2

0

Science Lab

1

0

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

0

2

Social Studies

2

0

Visual/Performing Arts

0

1

Computer Science

0

1

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 17.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 75.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

440 - 550

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

440 - 530

ACT Composite

17 - 22


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 201

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 211

All

Art History

3

3

ART 230 OR ART 240

All

Biology

3

4

BI0 100 & BIO 150 Life Systems/Lab (BIO 101 for Biology Majors)

All

Calculus AB

3

5

MAT 201

All

Calculus BC

3

5

MAT 202

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHE 101

All

4

8

CHE 101 and CHE 102

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

4

9

--

All

5

12

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

TEC 212

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 111

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG 105

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENG 112

All

Environmental Science

3

4

BIO 104

All

European History

3

6

HIS 101 and HIS 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

FRE 101 and FRE 102

All

4

9

FRE 101, FRE 102, and FRE 201

All

5

12

FRE 101, FRE 102, FRE 201, and FRE 202

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

GER 101 and GER 102

All

4

9

GER 101, GER 102, and GER 201

All

5

12

GER 101, GER 102, GER 201, and GER 202

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 201

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

4

9

--

All

5

12

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

--

All

4

9

--

All

5

12

--

All

Latin

3

6

--

All

4

9

--

All

5

12

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 202

All

Music Theory

3

6

MUS 211 AND MUS 212

All

4

9

MUS 211 & MUS 212 & MUS 311

All

5

12

MUS 211, 212, 311 AND 312

All

Physics 1

3

5

--

All

Physics 2

3

5

PHS 211

All

Physics B

3

5

PHS 211

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

5

PHS 205

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

5

PHS 203

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

SPA 101 and SPA 102

All

4

9

SPA 101, SPA 102, and SPA 201

All

5

12

SPA 101, SPA 102, SPA 201, and SPA 202

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

4

6

--

All

Statistics

3

4

MAT 122

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POS 205

All

United States History

3

6

HIS 111 and HIS 112

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIS 101 and HIS 102

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

5

Chemistry

50

6

College Algebra

50

4

College Composition

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

College Mathematics

55

4

English Literature

50

3

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

6

French II

59

12

German I

50

6

German II

60

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

5

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

63

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 68.0%

% of loans / jobs : 32.0%

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

% Applied for need-based aid : 92.0%

% Judged to have need : 93.0%

% that were offered aid : 93.0%

% that had need fully met : 16.0%

% of need met : 73.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $21,987.00

Avg non need-based aid : $11,869.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $18,211.00

Avg need-based loan : $4,069.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $31,138.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Wendy Hilvo

Financial aid office phone : (920) 923-7614

Financial Aid Forms

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

FAFSA

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Leadership

Music/Drama

Religious Affiliation

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

ROTC

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Installment payment

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Army : Offered at a cooperating institution

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$28,560.00

$28,560.00

$28,560.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$28,560.00

$28,560.00

$28,560.00

Room and board:

$7,810.00

$5,100.00

$1,700.00

Books and supplies:

$800.00

$800.00

$800.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$3,100.00

$3,100.00

$3,100.00

Transportation expenses:

--

--

$2,000.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$40,270.00

$37,560.00

$36,160.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$40,270.00

$37,560.00

$36,160.00

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: 30

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

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: 90

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

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

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 246

Transfers admitted percentage: 70.0%

Transfers admitted: 174

Transfers enrolled percentage: 37.0%

Transfers enrolled: 92

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 50.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 50.0%

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

Test scores required for applicants with fewer than 30 transferable credits.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Jul 1

Application fee: $25.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $28,560.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,810.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $5,100.00

Additional estimated expenses: $1,530.00

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $301,600.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 22

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

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

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 70

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser