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Malone University
Canton, OH
Malone, founded in 1892, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 78-acre campus is located in Canton, 20 miles south of Akron.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,311
   Women 770 (58.7%)
   Men 541 (41.3%)
Graduate Students 378
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 73% of 1,762 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.24
SAT Math 482 average
400-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 485 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $42,650
  Tuition and Fees $29,422
  Room and Board $9,028
Average Percent of Need Met 79%
Average Freshman Award $25,125
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 89
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Canton Population 72,683
Nearest Metropolitan Area Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 86% of freshmen, 60% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Pioneers
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
12.3% Black/African-American
2.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.8% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students 0.5% from 6 countries
First-Year Students Returning 77.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 44.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported