Marian University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Marian. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Marian.

What are your chances at Marian?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Marian or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Marian, 15.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Marian University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Marian?

    Marian requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of Some
    Interview Required of Some
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Marian also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Marian requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are Marian University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Marian transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline August 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline December 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline June 1

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Marian University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Marian on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Marian University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Marian received 400 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 138 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Marian is 34.5%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Marian. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Marian?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    Additionally, of the 138 accepted transfer students, 58 students enrolled - that means the yield was 42.03%.

    Marian accepts 35 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Marian

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    What are the Marian University transfer GPA requirements?

    Marian requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Marian requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Marian?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Marian. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Indianapolis...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Marian is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Marian then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Marian

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Marian website for more info.
    Marian accepts 34.5% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Marian, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.5 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.64. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Marian students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 450 580 515
    SAT Reading 450 560 505
    2018 Total SAT Score 900 1140 1020
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 18 26 22
    ACT Reading 18 25 21
    2018 Total ACT Score 36 51 43

    Marian University’s average SAT score is 1020. To be a competitive applicant for Marian University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Marian?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Marian or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Marian, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    Transfering to Augustana College
    Transfering to Blackburn College
    Transfering to Concordia University-Chicago
    Transfering to Elmhurst College