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Why Choose Marian University's Ancilla College?

Marian University's Ancilla College is more than just a place to earn a degree—it’s a place that will change your life and your world. Visit us and see for yourself what we have to offer!

It's not easy, but you're not alone.

  • Earning a degree at Ancilla is challenging. Classes are rigorous. You'll work hard and dig deep. But with a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll take classes from faculty (not teaching assistants) who encourage and support you every step of the way.
  • Our curriculum includes hands-on, high-impact learning experiences in every undergraduate course you take.
  • Take part in academic research, working with faculty who are experts in their fields.

It goes beyond academics​.

  • What you learn outside the classroom is important. Ancilla's business students, for example, work with local businesses and nonprofit groups to solve real business challenges. Education majors complete field experiences in which they work with children of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds. 

You'll become a leader.

  • More than 30 percent of Ancilla students are active in at least one student activity. Groups like the Student Government Association, Esports Club, Campus Ministry, and the Travel Club are just a few choices. Serving as an ambassador, orientation leader, or resident assistant are other possibilities.
  • You'll meet alumni, civic leaders, business executives, and others who inspire you. They have started companies, worked as school leaders, and led congregations.

Explore your faith.

  • Our faith, heritage, and Franciscan values that include dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and  responsible stewardship influence all aspects of Ancilla's campus culture.
  • Ancilla is where intellect meets integrity, and that integrity is reflected in how we teach you to succeed. We practice values students of all faiths, creeds, and nationalities appreciate. Values like embracing diverse perspectives, cultural values, and dreams. And values like making the world a better place through leadership and service. 

You'll be career-ready.

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On July 1, 2021, Marian University has officially opened a new location on the former campus of Ancilla College in Plymouth, Indiana. In recognition of the shared missions and solely to honor the history of Ancilla College, the new location is named Marian University's Ancilla College.

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