Private 4 Year

Marian Admission Requirements

Indianapolis, Indiana

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Chances of getting into Marian University


Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Marian University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into Marian and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Marian is 64%.  It ranks #10 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Marian is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,809 out of 2,816 applicants were admitted.

Marian University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.53. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Marian application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Marian University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Marian SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Marian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Marian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Marian ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Marian University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Marian University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Marian GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

What GPA do you need to get into Marian University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Marian. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marian University was 3.53 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #16 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 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

80% 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 25.1%
Top 25% of class 48%
Top 50% of class 80%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

Marian University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,730 1,086 2,816
Accepted 1,163 646 1,809
Acceptance Rate 67% 59% 64%
Enrolled 243 182 425
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 28% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 4 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Marian University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Marian University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Marian University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
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.


Does Marian University prefer SAT or ACT?

82% of students submit their SAT scores to Marian. 51% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Marian University?

64% of those who apply are granted admission to Marian. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.