Marian University is a distinguished Midwestern college serving more than 3,700 students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. 

Our high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from across the US and around the world. At Marian you will feel at home on our welcoming campus that is small enough to provide you with individual attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty—and big enough to help you get the experiences you need for career success.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private, Liberal arts college

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 64%
  • Average ACT score: N/A
  • Average SAT score: N/A
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: No
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Art History, Arts, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Design, Drama/Theatre Arts, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, Gender Studies, History, Humanities, Journalism, Languages, Law, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Relations/Affairs, Social Work, Sociology, Theology/Religion
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $53,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NAIA
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football, Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Women's Athletics / Track and field, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Bowling, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Women's Lacrosse, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Men's Wrestling