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Marywood is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded as a college for women in 1915, it adopted coeducation in 1964. Undergraduate programs are offered through the residential school for women and the nonresidential, coeducational school; graduate programs are also offered. Its 115-acre campus is located in Scranton, 120 miles north of Philadelphia.

Website: www.marywood.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,950
Undergraduate
Students
(68.0%) 1,326 Women
(32.0%) 624 Men
919
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 2,137 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.51
SAT Math
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
559 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
21-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$52,913
Tuition and Fees
$35,906
Room and Board
$13,957
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$28,539
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$41,210
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
143
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Scranton Population
75,809
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Paces
Sororities
6% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
2.8% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
73.7% White
11.8% Unknown
International Students
1.5% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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