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Marian University Admission Requirements

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

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Chances of getting into Marian University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.6%
Admission Difficulty for Marian University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Marian University and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Wisconsin for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,207 out of 1,868 applicants were admitted making Marian University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 75 percent. Marian University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Marian University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marian University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
880-1080
Applicants Submitting SAT
12%
SAT Scores for Marian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for Marian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 530
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1080
Average SAT Score 980

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Marian University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 81 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #17 in Wisconsin for highest average SAT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Marian University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1080 and Above Good >76%
980 to 1080 Avg + 65%-76%
880 to 980 Avg - 52%-65%
780 to 880 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 780 Low <39%
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Marian University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
81%
ACT Scores for Marian University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Marian University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that Marian University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in Wisconsin for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Marian University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Marian University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >78%
19 to 22 Avg + 65%-78%
17 to 19 Avg - 55%-65%
15 to 17 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 15 Low <44%
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Marian University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Marian University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Marian University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marian University was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #28 in Wisconsin for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Marian University accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Marian University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Good
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 18% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 16% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

69% 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 7%
Top 25% of class 32%
Top 50% of class 69%
Bottom 50% of class 31%
Bottom 25% of class 11%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Marian University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,279 589 1,868
Accepted 852 355 1,207
Acceptance Rate 67% 60% 65%
Enrolled 234 112 346
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 32% 29%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
May 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2021.

Application Fee

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

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Marian University and what student information is used for 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 Neither required nor 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=239080 IPEDS survey data for Marian University.

FAQs

Does Marian University prefer SAT or ACT?

12% of students submit their SAT scores to Marian University. 81% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Marian University?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Marian University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Marian University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 880 and 1080. 12% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Marian University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 81% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.