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Marymount University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Marymount University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Marymount 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.

Marymount University was awarded 13 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Marymount as #613 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Marymount held the #616 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Marymount is also ranked #21 out of 49 schools in Virginia.

See all of the rankings for Marymount University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Marymount?

Acceptance Rate

Marymount University has an acceptance rate of 92%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for Marymount.

Average Test Scores

About 51% of students accepted to Marymount submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Marymount University  ( 490 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Marymount University  ( 470 to 550 )
Marymount received ACT scores from 15% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Marymount University  ( 19 to 24 )

Learn more about Marymount University admissions.

Marymount University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Marymount University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 Marymount University is 44%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  44 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Marymount University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Marymount University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Marymount have a four-year graduation rate of 34%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  34 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Marymount University.

Good Overall Diversity at Marymount

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,305 undergraduates at Marymount with 2,069 being full-time and 236 being part-time.

Marymount 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.

The overall diversity score for Marymount is 84.71 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  84.71 out of 100
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How Much Does Marymount University Cost?

The overall average net price of Marymount is $24,314. 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 Marymount

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,537 $22,692 $24,719 $26,507 $27,522

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 Marymount, 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 Marymount, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,361 a year. That adds up to $29,444 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Marymount is 3.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Marymount Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Marymount with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $53,600 in their early years. This is good news for future Marymount graduates since it is 31% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Marymount University make the most money.

Location of Marymount University

Marymount University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Arlington, Virginia. Arlington is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Marymount University

Contact details for Marymount are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207-4299
Phone: 703-522-5600

Marymount University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 33 majors graduated from Marymount University. Of these students, 565 received undergraduate degrees and 411 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 126 $66,300
Business Administration & Management 97 $46,900
Computer Information Systems 52 $48,500
General Psychology 36 $29,800
Design & Applied Arts 32 $35,000
Health Sciences & Services 29 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 $36,900
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 23 $33,100
General Biology 23 NA
Political Science & Government 20 NA

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

Online Learning at Marymount

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, 526 students took at least one online class at Marymount University. This is an increase from the 469 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 526 86
2016-2017 469 95
2015-2016 451 80
2014-2015 331 77
2013-2014 300 65

Learn more about online learning at Marymount University.

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