Marywood University

Scranton, PA 18509
Write a Review

Marywood University is one of the one hundred nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in an urban area, in Scranton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,945 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 453 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 390 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 86%). Every year 69% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Marywood University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $32,190, and fees were $1,750. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $32,190 and $1,750 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,945
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 30
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.7%

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 79 miles radius of Marywood University

University of Scranton
2 miles away
Misericordia University
19 miles away
Wilkes University
19 miles away
Moravian College
57 miles away
Cedar Crest College
59 miles away
DeSales University
63 miles away
Elmira College
76 miles away
Hartwick College
76 miles away
College of Saint Elizabeth
77 miles away
Alvernia University
79 miles away

Frequently compared schools

Le Moyne College
offers 5 nursing programs
DeSales University
offers 7 nursing programs
Eastern University
offers 3 nursing programs
Gannon University
offers 5 nursing programs
La Salle University
offers 8 nursing programs
Misericordia University
offers 6 nursing programs
University of Scranton
offers 6 nursing programs
Wilkes University
offers 9 nursing programs

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
02/01/2005 - 02/28/2013
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
02/01/2005 - 06/30/2013
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
10/01/1988 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/07/2014 - Current

Admission

75%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT920 to 1120
ACT19 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies 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).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$630/credit
In State Students$630/credit
Out of State Students$630/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$775/credit
In State Students$775/credit
Out of State Students$775/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $28,350 $28,350 $28,350
ADN 70 $44,100 $44,100 $44,100
BSN 125 $78,750 $78,750 $78,750
FNP 50 $38,750 $38,750 $38,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Marywood University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 28% $4,110
Other Federal Grant 9% $1,771
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $3,511
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $18,600
Federal Student Loans 75% $5,873
Private Loans 18% $15,007

$25,138

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,661
$30,001 to $48,000$19,788
$48,001 to $75,000$21,243
$75,001 to $110,000$22,902
Over $110,000$26,653

Calculate your net price

Student Population

1,960

Undergrads

985

Graduates

2,106

Women

839

Men

88%

Full-time

12%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
73%
Race/ethnicity unknown
11%
Hispanic
6%
Black/African American
3%
Non-resident alien
3%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Reviews (0)

If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.

Overall Rating
Academics
Professors/Faculty
Clinical
Value for Money
You can leave a review using your real name or an alias.
If you want us to contact you when your review receives a comment, leave an email address here. Your email will not be published.
Enter the name of the degree program you are attended at this school.
Minimum 100 characters. Tell others about your experience. What did you like about this school?

Your review will be reviewed and published if approved. Review guideline.


Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Marywood University
2300 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA 18509
Website

Find nursing programs near you