Athletic Award

The Marian University Department of Athletes prides itself on the academic success of our student-athletes and the performance of our varsity sports teams.

  • The amount of athletic scholarships at Marian University varies, ranging from partial to full tuition.
  • Our athletic awards are competitive. Students selected for athletic scholarships are evaluated based on their athletic abilities and their potential to make a positive team contribution. Personal interviews with team coaches are required.
  • Athletic awards are available for every varsity sport, including our newest sports: competitive cheerleading, dance, Olympic weightlifting, women's lacrosse, and wrestling.
  • For a complete listing of our athletic teams, please explore You'll find videos, photos, and the latest news, including team schedules, rosters, and contact information for our coaching staff.
  • You can also review information about our recruiting policies and practices. All athletic scholarships are subject to Marian University, NAIA, USBC, USA Cycling, Crossroads League, and Mid-States Football Association guidelines for academic eligibility and recruiting.
Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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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.