Marian University

Private, Four-years School Located in Indianapolis, IN

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How much is the Marian tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Marian's tuition & fees is $39,100.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $56,071 when a student lives on-campus.

Marian Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$39,100
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$12,000
On-campus Expenses$3,771
Off-campus Room & Board$9,126
Off-campus Expenses$4,086
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$41,771

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Marian for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $172,633 at Marian. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $239,270. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $152,834.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$40,660$56,778$36,420
Sophomore (2024-25)$42,282$58,756$37,585
Junior (2025-26)$43,969$60,805$38,791
Senior (2026-27)$45,723$62,930$40,037
4 Years Total$172,633$239,270$152,834
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$42,282$58,756$37,585
Sophomore (2025-26)$43,969$60,805$38,791
Junior (2026-27)$45,723$62,930$40,037
Senior (2027-28)$47,547$65,134$41,327
4 Years Total$179,520$247,625$157,741
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$43,969$60,805$38,791
Sophomore (2026-27)$45,723$62,930$40,037
Junior (2027-28)$47,547$65,134$41,327
Senior (2028-29)$49,444$67,418$42,662
4 Years Total$186,682$256,287$162,817
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$45,723$62,930$40,037
Sophomore (2027-28)$47,547$65,134$41,327
Junior (2028-29)$49,444$67,418$42,662
Senior (2029-30)$51,416$69,786$44,043
4 Years Total$194,129$265,268$168,069
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$47,547$65,134$41,327
Sophomore (2028-29)$49,444$67,418$42,662
Junior (2029-30)$51,416$69,786$44,043
Senior (2030-31)$53,467$72,242$45,472
4 Years Total$201,874$274,580$173,504

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Marian' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,120.
Marian University$39,100
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,112
Public Schools$6,847$15,112
Private Schools$22,120

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Marian and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Marian UniversityIndianapolis, IN$39,100$20,569
Calumet College of Saint JosephWhiting, IN$22,650$22,100
University of IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN$36,136$42,478
Anderson UniversityAnderson, IN$35,640$10,204
Bethel UniversityMishawaka, IN$33,320$9,310
Grace College and Theological SeminaryWinona Lake, IN$30,034$8,112

Financial Aid and COA

At Marian University, 2,377 students (87%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $19,577.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Marian is $36,494 for students living on-campus and $33,935 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 474 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $28,904 and the average amount of student loans is $7,551.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$56,071
COA (off-campus)$53,512
Tuition & Fees$39,100
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$16,971
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,412
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$36,494
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$33,935
Average Financial Aid$19,577
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,37787%$19,577
Pell Grants60922%$4,855
Federal Student Loan1,64460%$7,579
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid474100%-
Grants or Scholarships474100%$28,904
Federal Grants474100%$2,672
Pell Grants18138%$4,946
Other Federal Grants47399%$785
State/Local Grants19641%$7,173
Institutional Grants46999%$23,513
Student Loan Aid35074%$7,551
Federal Student Loans35074%$5,387
Other Student Loans5612%$13,525

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Marian's acceptance rate is 73.09%. A total of 3,151 applicants applied to and 2,303 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 574 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 24.92%.
To apply to Marian, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Admission test scores.
Acceptance Rate73.09%71.83%73.98%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)24.92%28.27%22.61%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Marian University has a total of 3,701 students including 2,633 undergraduate and 1,068 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,488 male students and 2,583 female students attending Marian. The school offers online degree programs and 877 students enrolled online exclusively (23.70% of all students).
Total4,071 1,4882,583
Undergraduate2,980 1,0491,931
Graduate1,091 439652

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3200 Cold Spring Rd, Indianapolis, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered58 Programs
Graduate Program Offered12 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate93.84%
Student Population3,701
Graduation Rate63%
Transfer-out Rate28%
Retention Rate76%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties184 (Full-time), 146 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs477 (Full-time), 236 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$65,679
Average Staff Salary$68,050