Marian University (Marian)

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Marian University can be found in Indianapolis, IN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Marian University has an enrollment of about two thousand students.

Many of the students getting into this school earned an SAT score in the range of 920 - 1120, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 19 - 25. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Marian average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.33 for accepted students. 58% of all those students that apply are admitted to Marian University, from which 28 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Marian Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Marian University was reported as 57.9% in Fall 2013 with over 2,060 college applications submitted to Marian. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Marian ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Marian Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Marian University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Marian University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Marian has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 53.9%
  • 2010-2011: 53.6%
  • 2011-2012: 53.5%
  • 2012-2013: 54.6%
  • 2013-2014: 57.9%
  • Projected Marian Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 55.5%

How Does Marian Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Marian University is four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Butler University66.1%
Franklin College60.0%
Anderson University55.5%
DePauw University61.9%
Indiana University-Kokomo73.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Marian (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math19 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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