Marywood University prepares students to have a positive impact on society at regional and global levels while providing each student with the foundation for success in an interdependent world. Marywood University is coeducational, comprehensive, residential, and Catholic. Founded in 1915 by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the University serves men and women from a variety of backgrounds and religions. The University enrolls more than 3,000 students in an array of undergraduate and graduate programs. Committed to enriching human lives through ethical and religious values and a tradition of service and motivated by a pioneering, progressive spirit, Marywood provides a framework for educational excellence that enables students to develop fully as persons and to master professional and leadership skills necessary for meeting human needs.
Marywood University, sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, roots itself in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the principle of justice, and the belief that education empowers people. The University integrates an enduring liberal arts tradition and professional disciplines to create a comprehensive learning experience. Our undergraduate and graduate programs promote academic excellence, advance innovative scholarship and foster leadership in service to others. Within a welcoming and supportive community, Marywood challenges individuals of all backgrounds to achieve their full potential and make choices based on spiritual and ethical values. Marywood University prepares students to seek sustainable solutions for the common good and educates global citizens to live responsibly in an interdependent world.
At Marywood University, you will find a vibrant, welcoming community of learners and leaders who share your passion for knowledge. Where there are countless opportunities for growth - and good times. Where you'll discover how far you can go when you have the support of an entire university behind you.
At Marywood, we're serious about sustainability. Sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, we’re rooted in the Catholic principle of social justice and the belief that education empowers people. Our undergraduate programs promote academic excellence, advance innovative scholarship and foster leadership in service to others, making choices based on spiritual and ethical values.
Located in a suburban setting in Scranton, PA, Marywood offers its 2,000 undergraduates a choice of 63 majors with a focus on architecture, business, education, health professions, psychology and visual and performing arts. The student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Student-athletes choose among 20 competitive and successful intercollegiate varsity teams; in 2015-16, 158 Marywood athletes were named conference all-Academic award-winners, earning GPAs of 3.3 or higher.
There are dozens of clubs and activities, campus media, student government organizations and honor societies to make campus life full and rewarding. From curriculum planning to professional accreditation to career services, Marywood is focused on providing all students with the tools needed for long-term success.