Marian University

country rank  968
world rank  3184

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University Overview

Founded in 1937, Marian University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Indianapolis (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Marian University (Marian) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Marian University (Marian) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 82 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Marian
Founded 1937 Origins date back to 1851
Motto Sedes Sapientiae
Seat of Wisdom
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
46222-1997 Indiana
United States
T +1 (317) 955 6000
F +1 (317) 955 6300

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis 46222
+1 (317) 929 6300
800 772 7264

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of St. Francis -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Marian University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019