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Find out more about how Madonna University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Madonna University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Madonna University was awarded 12 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Madonna is ranked #841 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Madonna also holds the #24 spot on the Best Colleges in Michigan ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Madonna?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Madonna University is 74%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Madonna is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 14% of students accepted to Madonna submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 420 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Madonna University  ( 420 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Madonna University  ( 420 to 520 )
Madonna received ACT scores from 46% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Madonna University  ( 19 to 24 )

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Madonna University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Madonna University is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Madonna University is 26%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  26 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Madonna University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Madonna University has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Madonna have a four-year graduation rate of 29%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100

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Madonna University Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,456 undergraduates at Madonna with 1,358 being full-time and 1,098 being part-time.

Madonna Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 19.65 out of 100, Madonna is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  19.65 out of 100
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How Much Does Madonna University Cost?

The overall average net price of Madonna is $15,436. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Madonna

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,967 $13,282 $15,088 $19,553 $22,140

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Madonna, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Madonna, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,870 a year. That adds up to $23,480 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Madonna is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Madonna Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Madonna make around $40,900 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Madonna University make the most money.

Location of Madonna University

Madonna University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Livonia, Michigan. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Madonna University

Contact details for Madonna are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI 48150-1176
Phone: 734-432-5300

Madonna University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 61 majors graduated from Madonna University. Of these students, 690 received undergraduate degrees and 206 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 117 $58,600
Criminal Justice & Corrections 104 $35,600
International Business 78 NA
Social Work 38 NA
Business Administration & Management 29 NA
General Biology 26 NA
Accounting 22 NA
Human Development & Family Studies 21 NA
Hospitality Management 17 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Madonna University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Madonna

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,715 students took at least one online class at Madonna University. This is an increase from the 1,302 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,715 577
2016-2017 1,302 347
2015-2016 1,252 325
2014-2015 1,452 518
2013-2014 1,927 617

Learn more about online learning at Madonna University.

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