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.

Website: www.malone.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,333
Undergraduate
Students
(58.3%) 777 Women
(41.7%) 556 Men
396
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
66% of 1,864 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
528 average
SAT EBRW
530 average
470-553 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$44,560
Tuition and Fees
$30,860
Room and Board
$9,500
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$27,995
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,330
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
81
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Canton Population
72,683
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
63% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Pioneers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
11.0% Black/African-American
2.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.5% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
69.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 2  
History 1  
Academic Electives 2  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for advising
ACT: Used for advising

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2600 Cleveland Avenue, NW
City, State, Zip
Canton, OH 44709
Phone
(330) 471-8145
Fax
(330) 454-6977
E-mail
admissions@malone.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
66% of 1,864 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 903 applicants were admitted
Men
63% of 961 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
441 (36%) of 1,230 admitted students enrolled
Women
222 (35%) of 628 admitted students enrolled
Men
219 (36%) of 602 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.30
3.75 and Above
24%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
528 average
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
47%
Score of 400 - 500
33%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
530 average
470-553 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
42%
Score of 400 - 500
39%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
3%
Score of 24 - 29
25%
Score of 18 - 23
63%
Score of 12 - 17
10%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 67%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$44,560
Tuition and Fees
$30,860
Room and Board
$9,500
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,000
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline July 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning October 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003072
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
325 (97.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
292 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
292 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
45 (15.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$27,995
Need-Based Gift
Received by 292 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,250
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 245 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,463
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 36 (12.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
45 (13.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,850

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
956 (91.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
901 (94.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
900 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
176 (19.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$25,724
Need-Based Gift
Received by 897 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,814
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 731 (81.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,903
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 121 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
135 (12.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,106

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,330
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Health Fields, Mathematics, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,862
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Project Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Youth Ministry
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
81
Part-Time Faculty
94
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
40%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 52% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 38% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
524,297
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
254
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Special Education
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Canton Population
72,683
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Campus Size
96 acres

Weather

Temperature
16.9 average low in January, 78.5 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Canton
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Alliance

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
63% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
37%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, celebration worship services (and other spiritual formation activities), student activities council, student senate, fca (fellowship of christian athletes), intramural athletics
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,333
Women
777 (58.3%)
Men
556 (41.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,099
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
11.0% Black/African-American
2.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.5% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students.
1.0% from 11 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
396

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
69.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
48.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
49.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 7%
Law 1%
Theology 1%
Arts and Sciences 7%
Veterinary Medicine 1%
Education 1%
Other 3%

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