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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?

2022 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 280 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Overall Quality

Marymount is ranked #750 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. Marymount has maintained this ranking for at least two years in a row.

Out of the 73 colleges in Virginia, Marymount is ranked at #20.

See all of the rankings for Marymount University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Marymount?

Acceptance Rate

Marymount University has an acceptance rate of 85%, 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 34% 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 600. Math scores were between 480 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Marymount University  ( 490 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Marymount University  ( 480 to 570 )
Marymount received ACT scores from 7% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Marymount University  ( 20 to 28 )

Learn more about Marymount University admissions.

Marymount University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Marymount University is about average at 14 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 Marymount University is 45%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  45 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Marymount University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Marymount University is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Marymount for first-time, full-time students is 44%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  44 out of 100

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

Marymount University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,041 undergraduates at Marymount with 1,861 being full-time and 180 being part-time.

How Much Does Marymount University Cost?

The overall average net price of Marymount is $26,078. 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 +
$22,212 $22,618 $26,627 $26,472 $30,219

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Marymount, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $7,675 a year. That adds up to $30,700 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Marymount is 3.4%. 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 35% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Marymount University make the most money.

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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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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, 610 received undergraduate degrees and 470 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 112 $68,578
Business Administration & Management 87 $53,179
Computer Information Systems 74 $52,941
General Psychology 54 $30,616
Health Sciences & Services 51 NA
Design & Applied Arts 47 $46,869
Criminal Justice & Corrections 31 $46,321
General Biology 28 $30,409
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 18 $37,424
Political Science & Government 17 $37,208

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

Online Learning at Marymount

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 2,265 students took at least one online class at Marymount University. This is an increase from the 632 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,265 308
2018-2019 632 101
2017-2018 526 86
2016-2017 469 95
2015-2016 451 80

Learn more about online learning at Marymount University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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