Marian University is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Fond Du Lac.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,971 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 352 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 243 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 69%). Every year 48% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Marian University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $26,950, and fees were $450. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,950 and $450 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students1,971|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
The Marian University BSN program has being offering 45 years of training for nurses. The program is accredited by the State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation Licensing Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
The program offers students in class theoretical instruction and clinical experiences in a range of clinical agencies equipping them with leadership skills and clinical competence.
- Application to application to the university as per the standards in the Academic Bulletin
- Complete of Application for the Nursing Program
- Minimum of 3.0 Cumulative GPA for all academic courses (college level course work if applicable)
- TEAS Exam
- Personal Statement
- Demonstrate experience in healthcare or community service
- Interview (for some applicants)
- Complete Pre-requisite courses (Minimum of ‘C’ grade or higher)
- Complete 46 college level credits
Applicants to the program will be required to pass a criminal background check and to meet health and safety requirements at the time of application.
Students accepted into the program must maintain a CGPA of 2.75 for all courses taken at the University and earn at minimum of a ‘C’ grade in all nursing courses. A student accepted into the nursing program graduate from the program within four years from the time of enrollment.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/09/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/09/2004 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||980 to 1070|
|ACT||17 to 22|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$450/credit|
|In State Students||$450/credit|
|Out of State Students||$450/credit|
|In District Students||$570/credit|
|In State Students||$570/credit|
|Out of State Students||$570/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Marian University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||11%||$959|
|State Grant & Scholarships||53%||$2,501|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||97%||$13,404|
|Federal Student Loans||87%||$5,234|
$21,650Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$21,490|
|$30,001 to $48,000$19,669|
|$48,001 to $75,000$22,053|
|$75,001 to $110,000$23,882|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.