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Marymount University
Arlington, VA
Marymount, founded in 1950, is a church-affiliated, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Human Services, and Health Professions. Its 21-acre campus is located in Arlington, five miles from Washington, D.C.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,323
   Women 1,483 (63.8%)
   Men 840 (36.2%)
Graduate Students 1,046
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 91% of 2,476 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 484 average
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 489 average
430-545 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 20 average
18-23 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 $44,750
  Tuition and Fees $29,350
  Room and Board $12,220
Average Percent of Need Met 68%
Average Freshman Award $24,041
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 159
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Arlington Population 221,045
Nearest Metropolitan Area Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 71% of freshmen, 33% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Saint Bernard (Bernie)
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.6% Asian
17.1% Black/African-American
20.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
44.8% White
3.9% Unknown
International Students 14.2% from 65 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 36.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 30.0%