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IPEDS ID: 213826
OPE ID: 00329600
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Marywood University
2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598
General information:  (570) 348-6211
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  3,056 (2,003 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  11 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty162256
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-36
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$28,175$29,380$30,690$31,6953.3%
Books and supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,520$12,920$13,566$13,9002.5%
Off Campus
Room and board$6,400$6,400$6,400$6,4000.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
On Campus$42,995$44,600$46,556$47,8952.9%
Off Campus$37,275$38,480$39,790$40,7952.5%
Off Campus with Family$33,335$34,540$35,850$36,8552.8%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid140199%————
Grant or scholarship aid40099%$8,358,146$20,895
Federal grants13934%$625,553$4,500
Pell grants13934%$572,124$4,116
Other federal grants5113%$53,429$1,048
State/local government grant or scholarships16440%$619,901$3,780
Institutional grants or scholarships40099%$7,112,692$17,782
Student loan aid32079%$3,077,497$9,617
Federal student loans31678%$1,922,155$6,083
Other student loans8320%$1,155,342$13,920
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,95397%$36,234,025$18,553
Pell grants73436%$2,949,011$4,018
Federal student loans1,59379%$12,065,772$7,574
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$22,354$23,703$23,686
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$19,218$19,906$20,898
$30,001 – $48,000$17,865$20,128$19,281
$48,001 – $75,000$20,379$21,527$20,523
$75,001 – $110,000$23,297$24,015$23,571
$110,001 and more$25,121$26,398$27,163
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment3,056
Undergraduate enrollment2,003
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment130
Graduate enrollment1,053
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 92%
Part-time: 8%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 34%
Female: 66%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 2%
Hispanic/Latino: 6%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 75%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 89%
25 and over: 9%
Age unknown: 2%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 60%
Out-of-state: 39%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 83%
Part-time: 17%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 3%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 93%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $35
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants2,1116151,496
Percent admitted74%71%76%
Percent admitted who enrolled24%28%22%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading460560
SAT Math470570
SAT Writing450560
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 80%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 63 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 69%
Transfer-out rate: 13%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 51%
6-year: 68%
8-year: 70%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 56%
6-year: 69%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 63%
Female: 72%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Asian: 29%
Black or African American: 40%
Hispanic/Latino: 55%
White: 71%
Two or more races: 100%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 75%
Non-resident alien: 100%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
Environmental Design/Architecture3---
Category total35---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General23---
Category total3212--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General118d--
Financial Planning and Services27d--
Hospitality Administration/Management, General10---
International Business/Trade/Commerce5---
Management Information Systems, General-1d--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General10---
Category total4916d--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism6---
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other-16--
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia10---
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication0---
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other7---
Category total2316--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other2---
Category total2---
Administration of Special Education-0--
Art Teacher Education60--
Biology Teacher Education0---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-6--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching12---
Education, Other-1--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances0---
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-0--
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision-1--
Elementary Education and Teaching45--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education2---
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education0---
French Language Teacher Education0---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-5--
History Teacher Education0---
Mathematics Teacher Education1---
Music Teacher Education90--
Reading Teacher Education-3--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0---
Secondary Education and Teaching-5--
Social Science Teacher Education1---
Spanish Language Teacher Education1---
Special Education and Teaching, General115--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other5---
Category total5231--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General10---
Category total10---
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature0---
Spanish Language and Literature4---
Category total4---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Art Therapy/Therapist224-0
Athletic Training/Trainer9---
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2320--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist2---
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist-6--
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other-1--
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other-8--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other14---
Health Services Administration-15--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General0---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management4---
Music Therapy/Therapist11-0
Nursing Administration-0--
Physician Assistant-39--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse4---
Category total11194-0d
History, General7---
Category total7---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration218--
Category total218--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General3---
Category total3---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6-11-
Nutrition Sciences-0--
Category total6211-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science0---
Environmental Studies0---
Category total0---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General11---
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other0---
Kinesiology and Exercise Science-0--
Category total110--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies2---
Category total3---
Clinical Child Psychology-0--
Clinical Psychology-1512-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other-0--
Counseling Psychology-9--
Industrial and Organizational Psychology1---
Psychology, General3017--
School Psychology-7--
Category total314812-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-5--
Social Work12115--
Category total12120--
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General1---
Social Sciences, Other5---
Category total6---
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations6---
Category total6---
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0---
Art/Art Studies, General---0
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics20--
Commercial and Advertising Art-0--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General0---
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts-0--
Fine and Studio Arts Management3---
Fine/Studio Arts, General0---
Graphic Design172--
Interior Design159--
Music Performance, General1---
Visual and Performing Arts, Other1---
Category total5715-0
Grand total481362230
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 26
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 13
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 3
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 15
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $21,739
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $10,171
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $4,917
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,850
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division III (without football) MenWomen
Field Hockey18
Swimming and Diving1920
Track and Field, X-Country612
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1921 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics1/1/1974 -  Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics12/1/1979 -  Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship4/1/1990 -  Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program(!)10/1/1988 -  Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program2/1/2005 - 2/28/2013Resigned
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program(!)2/1/2005 - 6/30/2013Resigned
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs4/21/2006 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs8/1/2001 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels(!)10/7/2014 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1984 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1945 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1960 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible200
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate4.4%7.1%5.8%
Number in default446449
Number in repayment985893843
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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