Marian University Wisconsin

Marian University Wisconsin

Marian College of Fond du Lac was established on Septembe 8, 1936. It was renamed to Marian University on May 1, 2008. The university grants bachelor degrees in diverse areas of study. It also offers master degrees and doctorate degrees. The college sprawls over an area of 100 acres. Marian is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • School of Arts, Humanities and Letters
  • School of Business
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • School of Math and Natural Science
  • School of Education
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social and Behavioral Science

Marian College of Fond du Lac offers several intramural sports including men's and women's basketball and baseball teams. Students participate in sports such as golf, hockey, soccer, tennis, volleyball, and softball. The college's athletic teams are members of the NAA and the NCAA.

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Contacting Marian

Marian University-Wisconsin
45 S National Ave
Fond Du Lac , WI 54935-4699
General Phone: (920) 923-7600

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Marian Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching353educational administration, urban education, educational admin and supervision, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, teacher education, art education, English teaching, ...
Business and Management162business, business management, operations management, business administration, accounting, managerial economics, human resources, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine106registered nursing, adult health nursing
Security and Law Enforcement39criminal justice and administration
Family and Social Work19social work
Media16communication studies, organizational communications
Therapy and Counseling14psychology, art therapy
Science13biology, chemistry
Liberal Arts11English, interdisciplinary studies, political science, history
Medical Support and Technology11radiographer
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9sports and fitness management
Computer Science and Engineering6information technology
Fine Arts3fine arts
Design2graphic design
Music1music management

Number of programs and degrees for Marian in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree39236
Master's degree3728
Doctor's degree32

Marian Student Body

In 2007-2008, Marian had a total enrollment of 2,957 students (2,390 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 27%
Women 73%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 52%
Graduate 48%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 14%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 15%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)3%

Marian Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %

Marian Room and Board (2007)

Marian offers campus housing for 436 of its 2,390 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Marian Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal1622
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Marian Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,940
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,940
Room and board $ 5,380
Room charge $ 3,730
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,650
Books and supplies $ 700
Other expenses $ 3,420

Financial Aid:
Marian participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 386100)

Marian Faculty

Marian has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track911
Non-tenured and not on tenure track723

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$79,1295$87,020
Associate professoracademic year14$65,2309$62,138
Assistant professoracademic year12$52,20425$51,721
Instructoracademic year3$41,4897$42,689
All faculty totalacademic year37$62,08646$56,221

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Marian Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Computer Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other
Urban Education and Leadership

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Organizational Communication, General

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Music Management and Merchandising

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Art Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets Marian Apart:

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Top 14%Marian % students 40 years or older
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Top 15%Marian Female % of student body
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Top 16%Marian Number of degree programs

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