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About Malone University

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4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College




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Malone University is a 4 year, private not-for-profit, Christian university that is affiliated under Evangelical Friend Church. Malone University is especially a liberal arts institution that was established on March 17, 1892, as a Bible institute called Cleveland Bible College and is located in Canton, Ohio, United States. In the year 1956, the name changed again to Malone College and decided to move to Canton and expand its curriculum and include liberal arts and teacher education. As years passed and the college made many changes, in 1990, the college was approved by the North Central Association for Master of Arts in Education program. It got its university status due to rapid developments. 

Being a religious college, Malone University tries to achieve spiritual enlightenment through its course and curriculum which strictly based on Bible preachings. The academic life of Malone University falls under a broader goal of seeking truth in all areas, including the humanities, arts, sciences, social sciences, personal health, theology, and the professions. The staff, faculty members are extremely friendly and along with the students they create a symphony that works instilling the values of Christ. The university has around 1,677 students from around the world for the different programs offered by them. Through its heritage of imparting quality education with the essence of faith in it, Malone University has deemed the name of the best religious college in the States.

  • Offers 41 Major courses to choose from in various streams. All the courses are in some way has faith-integrated-learning involved in it. The most popular majors are Early Childhood Education and Teaching and Business Administration and Management. 

  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1.

  • The University acceptance rate is 70%.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 53%.

  • Malone University is accredited under the Higher Learning Commission(HCL). The baccalaureate and master's degree programs in nursing at Malone University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

  • The total student population of the university is 1,667, which includes 1,222 full-time and 445 part-time students.

  • 10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Malone University students who are working and no longer in school is $46,700, which is 36% higher than the national median

  • It has a well-established NCAA Divison II sports and it is also known for participation in GMAC.

To know why Malone University is so popular as religious college, its values, and motives refer to the official site.

Online Education at Malone University

The university strives to offer a Christ-centered academic experience that is designed to provide online students to successfully advance their careers with their fully online classes with updated tools and resources. Their online programs provide flexibility, leadership, and support students to achieve their academic goals. Malone University now offers a selection of online courses through the College Consortium, a partnership between accredited Council for Christian Colleges and Universities that share online course offerings.

  • University Moodle is their online learning management system which is flexible and user-friendly. Moodles offers faculties with advanced tools and resources to teach their non-traditional students.

  • The university provides 7 online programs across 4 disciplines. University majors include Business Management, Education, Human Services, and Nursing. 

  • The students can also seek help from the IT department of the university to connect to Malone's wireless network and fix spyware and virus issues.

  • The university is dedicated to providing 24/7 tech support and services for their online students.


The student reviews on the university are as follows.

  • Students think that it's a great university with a faculty who are always ready to help their students.

  • The communication between the university and the non-traditional students are very good.

  • Everyone at the university is friendly, the campus so inviting and students love the community here. 

Location & Contact


2600 Cleveland Avenue NW


Email: N/A
Phone: 3304718100
Fax: 3304718478
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Some of the rankings by US News are given below. 

  • The university is ranked 33rd in 'Best Value Schools'.

  • It is ranked 50th in 'Best Colleges for Veterans'.

  • It is ranked 81st in 'Regional Universities - Midwest'.

  • Malone University ranked 54th in 'Most Conservative Colleges in America'


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


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


SAT Range

940 - 1190

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee




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Malone University believes in instilling ethics and the teachings on the context of the Bible. The University is known for its brilliant faculty and staff. There is a very healthy relationship between junior and senior students. The University holds a legacy in manifesting students who are not only compatible with the industry but also with life. The admission process of Malone University is moderate in terms of competition. Last year, out of 2,039 applicants, some 1,421 applications were selected for further admission procedure which makes the acceptance rate 70%. Malone University is acknowledged for its quality education with a holistic approach which makes it unique and a great university to get admitted to.

As per academic criteria, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. The test scores for SAT should at least 940 and for ACT it should be 19 which is easily attainable. Malone University typically attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class. Advanced Placement Program, Dual Credit Program, Evening Degree Program and Credits for Life Experience are also provided by the University. 

  • Admission is done via an online mainly.

  • The candidates are required to complete their profile, submit documentation such as standardized test scores and High School transcripts for verification, in either of the two online admission platforms that is, either Common Application or Malone University Application.

  • International students need to submit additional English Proficiency test scores(IELTS and TOEFL) and identity proofs as well.

  • For request of more information in specific fields, one may email at admissions@malone.eduThe response to any query takes a week to get back with qualified answers.

  • Online Counseling sessions and Virtual Campus tour like facilities are also present.

  • For anyone applying offline, they might find help at the Admission Office of Malone University, 2600 Cleveland Ave, NW, Canton OH 44709.

Annual Cost to Attend

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The annual cost of attending Malone University(MU) is the same for both the resident/in-state student and non-resident student which is $44,660.The fee structure is intentionally made in such a manner because the ratio of international students in the net student population is pretty high. Having said the numbers, MU’s cost to attend is on the moderate side. But through years of legacy brilliance in academics and grooming the students to have an edge in the industry, the Net Cost to Attend Malone University pays off.

In terms of Return of Investments(ROI), former Malone University students earn a salary that is 36% more than the average National Graduate Earning Median. In the recent statistical year, the average first salaries of the graduate students are $46,700.

The Average Net Price of investing in Malone University is $19,128.To gauge a more realistic view on the campus tuition fee, the University offers financial aid in the form of student scholarships, federal loans, and grants.

Around 66% of the student population avail of some sort of financial assistance. Last year, $22,809,163 was used for financial aid purposes. Students who are willing to apply for financial assistance must fill the federal student code(FAFSA) application. On-campus facilities and board room facilities are available.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


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


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


Academic Calendar


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Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

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Distance Education

Study Abroad


Business Administration, Management...

87 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

44 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

20 Graduates

Social Work

20 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

15 Graduates

Psychology, General

13 Graduates


12 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

12 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

12 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

12 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

10 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Biology, General

10 Graduates


8 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

8 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

8 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

6 Graduates


5 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

5 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

4 Graduates

Public Health

4 Graduates

Computer Science

4 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

4 Graduates

Political Science and Government

3 Graduates


3 Graduates


2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

1 Graduates


1 Graduates

Religious Education

1 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


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






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




79% White

2% Unknown

11% Black

3% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$58,701 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 90% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

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Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


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The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,800/year.

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red, white, and blue

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Great Midwest Athletic Conference

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Cross Country




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Cross Country




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Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


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24-Hour Escort Safety rides


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On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,800 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at MU costs around $4,800 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. There are around 39% male and 61% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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




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.

$197 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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The office of financial aid exists only to help students find financial resources for meeting the expenses of the college. The university provides financial assistance in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. Students looking for a financial aid option has to fill up the FAFSA form. The financial aid amount is subjected to vary on the basis of one's academic performance and also on their Net family income.

Malone University federal school code is 003072

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option allows students to work part-time and earn money to meet their educational expenses.

  • Institutional Scholarships include Alumni Scholarship, Christian High School Scholarship & Homeschool Scholarship, Evangelical Friends Scholarships, Creative Writing Fellowship, Stark State Alumni Scholars, President's Scholarships, and many more.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.

  • Athlete Scholarships are something unique for Malone University to have. This aid is especially for students who have great experience in the field of sorts irrespective of the particulars and have gained significance in the field as well. This aid requires the candidate to be enrolled in any of the sports in the University and show active participation in inter-college competitions.

Other than this Malone University provides various financial aid options to choose from. The University whose foundation pillars are based on the teachings of the Bible aims at providing affordable yet quality education that will not only set them for the corporate industry but also how to excel in life.

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