Marian University

Fond Du Lac, WI 54935

Marian University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 1245 and 961 students were accepted.

Marian University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $27,860 and fees $420. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,860 and $420 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN)
  2. RN to BSN
  3. ADN
  4. BSN

    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.

     Admission Requirements:

    • 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 99
Nursing Education Master's degree 10
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 14
Nursing Education Post-master's certificate 1

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Marian University

Silver Lake College of the Holy Family
39.33 miles away
Maranatha Baptist University
43.14 miles away
Concordia University-Wisconsin
44.07 miles away
Cardinal Stritch University
50.95 miles away
Columbia College of Nursing
53.24 miles away
Bellin College
53.73 miles away
Carroll University
54.22 miles away
Wisconsin Lutheran College
54.88 miles away
Marquette University
56.65 miles away
Milwaukee School of Engineering
56.71 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate
ACT Composite17 to 23
Admission considerations
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$19,159
30k to 48k$18,691
48k to 75k$20,146
75k to 110k$23,006
Over 110k$25,284
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $450.00 $450.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $540.00 $540.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Long Term Care Nursing Scholarships for Wisconsin Residents

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Henry and Ruby Ernstes Family Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Greensburg, North Decatur or South Decatur High School who will attend Marian University.

David & Eleanor Gasser Memorial Scholarship

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John D. and Virginia Riesch Scholarship

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Bridgette Wegert Memorial Choral Scholarship

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing
Marian University
45 S National Ave
Fond Du Lac, WI 54935

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