Skip to content
At a Glance

Marian University At A Glance

We are Marian University—a distinguished Midwestern university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in fields ranging from biology to business, education to engineering, and math to medicine.

  • In the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings of top colleges across the nation, Marian University climbed significantly in three key categories:
  1. #3 Most Innovative Midwest Regional Universities
  2. #5 Best Value University (Midwest)
  3. #28 Best Regional University (Midwest)
  • The Wall Street Journal included Marian among the top 10 Indiana private colleges in its 2016 rankings.
  • The Almahac published by The Chronicle for Higher Education included Marian as the fourth fasted growing Catholic baccalaureate college in the country in its 2016 rankings.

State of Indiana

Why do students love our location?

  • Travel + Leisure named Indianapolis one of America’s Favorite Cities.
  • With a critical mass of innovative digital technology companies, Indy is the fifth-fastest growing city in the United States for high-tech job growth according to Forbes.
  • Home of hundreds of major employers in business sectors like biosciences, pharmaceuticals, logistics and distribution, and advanced manufacturing.
  • Known as the “Crossroads of America,” two-thirds of the United States population can drive to Indy in 10 hours or less.

Discover who you are—and who you want to become.

At Marian University, you will meet students who are tomorrow's leaders in health care, business, education, and public service. We'll teach you to be a critical thinker, creative problem-solver, and clear communicator. We'll also teach you how to apply the values you will acquire here and help you become the type of leader employers want and our world needs.


Students in Residence Halls


Student to Faculty Ratio

Live On Campus

Caito-Wagner Hall, a new 57,000 square foot facility that will house students in 112 rooms, will open in August 2021.

Can't Find What You're Looking For?

Search for it.

© 2021 Marian University
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Marian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age or disabilities in the selection of administrative personnel, faculty and staff, and students.
*Placement rates are gathered from data collected from graduates within six months of graduation.

Students may make a complaint to the Indiana Commission of Higher Education.

Marian University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana.

Submit a Marketing Request

Website built with