Marywood University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,430
2.52% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,504
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.37%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
80.8%
2,645 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,729
89.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
75.5%
244 Graduates

About

Marywood University is a higher education institution located in Lackawanna County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Marywood University were Social Work (82 degrees awarded), Physician Assistant (57 degrees), and Clinical Nutritionist (28 degrees).

In 2022, 713 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marywood University. 77% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (545 degrees), 11.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marywood University is $36,430, which is $12,434 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Marywood University is $36,430, which is $12,434 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,504.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Marywood University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,430
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Marywood University was $36,430. The cost of tuition at Marywood University is $12,434 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$22,504
2022 Value
0.807%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Marywood University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,504. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Marywood University grew by 0.807%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,669
Room and Board
$1,250
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marywood University was of $12,669 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.11% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Marywood University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.05% with respect to 2021, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.37%
2019 Default Rate
10
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Marywood University was 1.37%, which represents 10 out of the 728 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Marywood University received 2,645 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 4.09% annual growth. Out of those 2,645 applicants, 2,136 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.8% acceptance rate.

There were 2,729 students enrolled at Marywood University in 2022. 37% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Marywood University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,136
Accepted Out of 2,645

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Marywood University was 80.8% (2,136 admissions from 2,645 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 81.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 4.09%, while admissions grew by 2.69%..

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SAT Scores

37%
Submission Percentage (2022)
163
Scores Submitted (2022)

37% of enrolled first-time students at Marywood University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Marywood University had a total enrollment of 2,729 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Marywood University is 2,449 students and the part-time enrollment is 280. This means that 89.7% of students enrolled at Marywood University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marywood University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.1% White, 8.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.48% Black or African American, 2.09% Two or More Races, 1.8% Asian, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0733% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marywood University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.1%), followed by White Male (24.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.73%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.9%), followed by White Male (12.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marywood University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,729 students. The full-time enrollment at Marywood University is 2,449 and the part-time enrollment is 280. This means that 89.7% of students enrolled at Marywood University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Marywood University was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Marywood University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,913 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    221 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    95 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Marywood University is 70.1% White, 8.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.48% Black or African American, 2.09% Two or More Races, 1.8% Asian, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0733% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 200 students (7.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 385 more women than men received degrees from Marywood University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Marywood University is white (545 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (48 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Marywood University is Social Work (82 degrees awarded), followed by Physician Assistant (57 degrees) and Clinical Nutritionist (28 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Marywood University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (55 degrees), and Health (256 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marywood University are Registered nurses (1,471,811 people), Social workers, all other (275,862 people), Other managers (261,248 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (255,248 people), and Medical & health services managers (211,926 people).

The most specialized majors at Marywood University in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (55 degrees), Health (256 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (37 degrees), and Transportation (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marywood University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Marywood University are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (55 degrees), Health (256 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (37 degrees), and Transportation (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marywood University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,745,807 people), Elementary & secondary schools (795,028 people), Outpatient care centers (448,476 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (439,444 people), and Individual & family services (275,024 people).

The most specialized majors at Marywood University are Public Administration and Social Service (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (55 degrees), Health (256 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (37 degrees), and Transportation (8 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Marywood University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 39 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marywood University was Registered Nursing with 39 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

164
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
549
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 164 degrees were awarded to men at Marywood University, which is 0.299 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (549).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 16 degrees were awarded to men at Marywood University in Social Work, which is 0.205 times less than the 78 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 78 degrees were awarded to men at Marywood University in Social Work, which is 4.88 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
71%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 54% of students graduating from Marywood University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Marywood University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.33% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    545 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marywood University is white (545 degrees awarded). There were 11.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (48 degrees).

6.59% of degree recipients (47 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    414 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    131 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Marywood University is white female (414 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (131 degrees).

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Operations

Marywood University has an endowment valued at nearly $52.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.01M (3.86%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Marywood University had a total salary expenditure of 72.9M. Marywood University employs 54 Assistant professors, 47 Associate professors and 21 Instructors. Most academics at Marywood University are Female Assistant professor (38), Female Associate professor (29), and Male Associate professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marywood University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, Service, with 47 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

Endowment

$52.1M
2022 Endowment
16.1%
decline from 2021

Marywood University has an endowment valued at about $52.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Marywood University declined 16.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.53M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.5M
2022 Salaries
0.431%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Marywood University paid a median of $26.5M in salaries, which represents 36.3% of their overall expenditure ($72.9M) and a 0.431% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.2M
Instructional Salaries
141
Number of Employees

In 2022, Marywood University paid a total of $10.2M to 141 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
54 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marywood University were Assistant professor with 54 employees, Associate professor with 47 employees, and Instructor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marywood University were Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees, Service with 47 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marywood University was Female Assistant professor with 38 employees, Female Associate professor with 29 employees, and Male Associate professor with 18 employees.

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