#12 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

Marian University

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Student Population
Marian University overview
Location Indianapolis, Indiana
Online marian.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Marian University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, Marian University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,525 prospective students applied, and 1,554 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 385 enrolled in the school.  2,849 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 743 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $35,000 plus fees of $0. Marian is ranked 439 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Marian is rated within the top 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


Rankings for Marian University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Admission Standards
Marian University overview
SAT 970/1180
ACT 18/25
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Marian University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,960
Budget for Other Expenses$3,808
Total One Year Cost$50,968

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
58% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Marian University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 55%
Health Professions 18%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5%
Visual and Performing Arts 4%
Psychology 3%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151786 IPEDS survey data for Marian University.

Current students may use the Marian University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.