78%

Acceptance Rate

$13,724

Avg.Financial Aid

002282

FAFSA Code

About Madonna University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,044

Website

https://www.madonna.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Madonna University is a private not-for-profit, Catholic liberal arts institution that was established in the year 1937 by Mother Mary DeSales Tocka in suburban Livonia, Michigan with the enrollment of just 18 students. In 1982, the university instituted a master's level program and became a university in the year 1991.

The university launched its first doctoral program i.e., the doctor of Nursing Practice in 2009. From then on, the institution became one of the nation's largest Franciscan universities with a combined undergraduate and graduate student of around 4500.

Madonna now has more than 123 faculty members with more than 100 career-focused majors with an enrollment of more than 3200 non-traditional students. They also have a campus at the University Center in Gaylord.

The university also provides a variety of online courses from various disciplines in bachelor’s, graduate, associate degrees and certificate programs.

The university has campuses at Livonia (main campus), Gaylord, Macomb, and China.

MU has a celebrated nursing program with a legacy that is 50 years old and is the first in the country to provide a bachelor’s degree in Sign-Language Studies.

The college has a faculty strength of 123 and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, the university’s focus is the students and their growth and development. The university has a graduation rate of 58% and an acceptance rate of 78%.

The university is accredited to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Location & Contact

Address

36600 Schoolcraft Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7344325300
Fax: 7344325424
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Rankings

The following are the rankings provided by the US News based on the performance of the university.

  • 46 in Regional Universities Midwest

  • 29 in Best Colleges for Veterans

  • 46 in Best Value Schools

  • 5 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

78%

SAT Range

960 - 1170

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission requirements for different degree types and different programs vary at Madonna University and applicants are suggested to go through the individual courses offered by the university for the requirement and process.

First-year applicants should keep the following requirements in mind

  • The applicants are required to complete the online application for undergraduate admissions which can be found at the college website.

  • The university also requires the students to submit their official high school transcript (final transcript after graduation with graduation date posted).

  • The university also requires the applicant’s ACT/SAT score(s) which need to be submitted.

  • The applicants are also required to submit AP, IB test score(s), if applicable.

  • The applicants should also submit their dual Enrollment/college transcript, if applicable.

The SAT range required for the admissions is 960–1170 whereas the ACT range stands at 19-25.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,415

Average Annual Cost

$21,900

Books And Supplies

$1,320

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,950

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,500

Total One Year Cost

$35,670

From the table above, it is clear that Madonna University is one of the most affordable private non-profit universities in the state of Michigan for the quality of education they provide.

The average annual cost to attend the university is $21,900 and the net price is $16,415.

In addition to the above costs, the following costs are involved when attending MU.

Books & Supplies - 1,320

Room & Board - $9,950

However, the students also need to budget for other expenses which are close to $2,500.

For any further information about tuition and programs, we suggest you head to our tuition page by clicking the link below or stay updated with the official website

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

57%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

22%

Male Professors

78%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

126 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

126 Graduates

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement,...

80 Graduates

International Business

64 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

57 Graduates

Biology, General

41 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

37 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

34 Graduates

Gerontology

23 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

20 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

20 Graduates

Social Work

19 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

18 Graduates

Legal Support Services

14 Graduates

American Sign Language

13 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

10 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

9 Graduates

Psychology, Other

8 Graduates

Science Technologies/Technicians, O...

8 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

8 Graduates

Psychology, General

7 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

7 Graduates

Sociology

6 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

6 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

5 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

4 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

4 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

4 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Natural Sciences

3 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

3 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

3 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

3 Graduates

Computer Science

3 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

2 Graduates

Journalism

2 Graduates

Marketing

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

1 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

1 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

1 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,440

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

32%

Full-time

59%

Part-time

41%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

63% White

4% Unknown

11% Black

4% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

13% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

97%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,787 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 50% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

50%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,950/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,950/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Crusaders

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Wolverine

Total Male Athletes

179

Total Female Athletes

144

Intramural Sports

3

Sports Club

7

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by MU. At MU, $11,450 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at MU costs around $4,950 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 34% male and 66% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,500

$35,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$130 - 366

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,724

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,444

Students Receiving State Aid

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,024

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,091

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$18,517

$30K - $48K

$16,325

$48K - $75K

$14,396

$75K - $110K

$12,410

> $110K

$11,880

The university helps students financially to make their education affordable. The office of financial aid guides students and their parents to explore the opportunities that are available for them in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and many more.

Approximately 85% of the students receive some form of need-based financial aid at the Madonna University with approximately 900 scholarships awarded annually.

Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA to determine their eligibility for financial assistance.

Madonna University federal school code is 002282.

The university provides the following types of financial aids to the students 

Federal Aid

  • Pell Grants,

  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG),

  • Iraq And Afghanistan Service Grant, and many more.

State Aid

  • Michigan Tuition Grant,

  • Tuition Incentive Program (TIP), and

  • Additional State of Michigan Resources.

Institutional Aid

  • Catholic High

  • School Scholarship,

  • Alumni Legacy Scholarship, and more

Military Aid

Post 9/11 GI Bill

Madonna University Financial Aid Office

Contact: (734) 432-5663

Email: finaid@madonna.edu

We suggest you follow the official website for any further updates with respect to financial aid. You can also follow the link below to visit our financial aid page to learn more about the opportunities available for you.

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