Martin University

Martin University

Martin University was founded by Rev. Fr. Boniface Hardin in 1977 in the eastern side of Indianapolis, Indiana to serve low income minority and adult learning communities. The university was named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and St Martin de Porres.

The university offers over 15 undergraduate degrees as well as several master's degrees. It is known for unique programs like the bachelor's degree in global intelligence and security.

The university includes the following four schools-

  • School of Business
  • School of Liberal Arts
  • School of Mathematics and Sciences
  • School of Social Science

Martin University is Indiana's sole predominantly African-American University in. It assists students seeking financial aid to fund their education through various avenues including scholarships drawn from the university's alumni association - MUAA.

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Martin University
2171 Avondale Place
Indianapolis , IN 46218-0567
General Phone: (317) 543-3235

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Martin Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling44psychology, community psychology, counseling psychology, psychology courses, genetic counseling
Liberal Arts21African-American studies, Spanish language, English, humanities, liberal arts and humanities, social services, political science, sociology, history ...
Religion and Philosophy14religion, theology and religious vocations
Business and Management13business management, accounting, human resources, marketing studies, insurance
Security and Law Enforcement7criminal justice and safety
Science7biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry
Education and Teaching3education, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education
Media0communication studies
Engineering Technician0computer engineering tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7530
Master's degree342

Martin Student Body

In 2007-2008, Martin had a total enrollment of 618 students (767 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 88%
Graduate 12%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 4%
Black 94%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 5%
22-24 7%
25-29 16%
30-34 14%
35-39 13%
40-49 25%
50-64 14%
65+ 2%

Martin Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 33 %

Martin Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Indianapolis, Indiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Indiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Martin Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,520
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,520
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Martin participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2140800)

Martin Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1115

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year11$46,90015$49,906
All faculty totalcalendar year11$46,90015$49,906

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

Martin Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing, Other

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
African-American/Black Studies
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Community Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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Martin Highlights

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What Sets Martin Apart:

% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Martin % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Martin Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Martin Female % of student body
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 13%Martin Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Martin Number of degree programs

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