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Indianapolis, Indiana

Marian Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Marian University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
58.7%
Admission Difficulty for Marian University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Marian and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,286 out of 2,190 applicants were admitted making Marian a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Marian University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Marian SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1080-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
79%
SAT Scores for Marian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Marian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1180

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Marian University?

Marian University typically requires applicants to be in the top 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 980. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Marian University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >71%
1175 to 1270 Avg + 59%-71%
1080 to 1175 Avg - 46%-59%
985 to 1080 Reach 33%-46%
Less than 985 Low <33%
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Marian ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
58%
ACT Scores for Marian University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Marian University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Marian?

Admission data indicates that Marian regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #27 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Marian University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Marian University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >71%
22 to 25 Avg + 59%-71%
19 to 22 Avg - 46%-59%
16 to 19 Reach 33%-46%
Less than 16 Low <33%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Marian University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marian University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #23 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Marian accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Marian University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 20% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

82% of Marian University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Marian University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 11%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 82%
Bottom 50% of class 18%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Marian University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,253 937 2,190
Accepted 754 532 1,286
Acceptance Rate 60% 57% 59%
Enrolled 182 156 338
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 29% 26%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Marian University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Marian University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Marian University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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