Marywood University, Scranton, PA

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• 1,933 undergraduates
• Small liberal arts with many interesting majors
• 12:1 student to faculty ratio
• 71% admit rate
• Mid 50% of incoming freshman – SAT – 450-560 individual sections
• 30% are from out of state
• 81% of freshman return for their sophomore year
• Religiously affiliated
• Education majors – In a classroom and observing 1st year
• Have own radio and TV station with state of the art facilities
• Strongest/Top/Unique majors – Communication arts – New building and facilities, Architecture Bachelors (5 year program with licensure) or 4 year program, Health Professions, Physicians Assistant program, Nursing program direct admit, Athletic training, Exercise Science, Art and Music Therapy with a Masters program, Nutrition, Business Program, Aviation program for both pilots and airline industry, Ceramics, Art Management
• Most students coming from the tri state and PA area
• Cross collaboration between departments
• Veterans center on campus
• Recommend an Interview – More informational and for fit
• Cross over schools – Penn State, West Chester, Wilkes, Kings, Univ of Scranton
• Apply to the major not in general to the school
• Demonstrated Interest considered for borderline applicants
• SAT/ACT’s considered with borderline applicants and for health science majors
• Type of students – Athletes do well here, kind and welcoming
• Merit aid – $10,000 – $22,000
• Relatively large international population
• Various religions
• 2 religious studies courses required
• No Greek Life
• Stronger sports – Lacrosse, women’s basketball, soccer, cross country strong sports
• Guaranty housing for all 4 years
• 50% commuter population, somewhat a suitcase school
• $51k cost of attendance
• State of the art and in depth architectural and fine/studio arts facilities

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