Welcome Harrison College Students

At Marian University, you’re never alone, which is why we are ready to help Harrison College students continue their education through our online or campus-based programs. Since credit hours won’t transfer, we’ll work with you to explore what your options are for enrolling at Marian.

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Online Programs

What online degree programs can Marian offer me?

As an online student at Marian University, you’ll build lifelong relationships with mentors and peers who inspire you to reach new levels.  Our faculty will guide and encourage you. And, you’ll explore new ideas, work hard, and dig deep.  So, let’s get started by calling us or stopping by to chat with our dedicated admissions and financial aid staff.

Marian University offers the following degree programs that are 100% online:

Associate of Business Administration

Business Administration

Associate of Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies Graduate

Bachelor of Business Administration

bachelor of business administation

Bachelor of Health and Human Services

Health and Human Services Professional

What if I was a Harrison College nursing student?

Marian offers a number of non-degree and degree nursing programs. Because of licensure considerations, please contact us directly to discuss our programs.

Can Marian offer any help with financing my degree?

Yes, Marian is prepared to help with the following financing options.

Marian is offering a special one-time $1,000 scholarship for students who were enrolled in classes at Harrison during 2018. To be eligible, you must enroll in and start at least 6 credits at Marian by March 25, 2019.
Marian is also waiving the $40 application fee for students who were enrolled in classes at Harrison during 2018. To be eligible, you must submit an application by 11/1/2018.

Is there additional financial aid available?

Yes, federal financial aid is available but it is subject to certain eligibility requirements. Don’t worry, though, because Marian has a dedicated financial aid counselor who will work with you to make sure you understand this process, especially with your unique situation.

How quickly can I start classes?

Courses are offered in an accelerated 5- or 8-week format.

In most cases, new courses start every 5 weeks. Here are our next three online start dates:

What is the tuition for Marian’s online programs?

Tuition is $390 per credit hour. While most courses are 3-credit hours, some can be up to 5 credits in the sciences. Books and supplies are extra.

Who do I contact if I have questions or am ready to get started at Marian?

You will have a dedicated admissions counselor to guide you through the process and to answer any questions you have. Your counselor will also help you to register for your first courses at Marian. If you are close to our Indianapolis campus, we would love to meet with you in-person. Just give us a call and we will set up a time to meet.

Can I continue to contact my admissions counselor once I start?

Yes, you can always contact the admissions office. However, once you start classes, you will be assigned a dedicated academic advisor who will work with you for the duration of your program. We want you to be successful, so your academic advisor will help you plan your degree program and make sure that you are completing the courses necessary in order to complete your degree.

So what do I do now?

To get started, please contact Karen Sloan, Senior Admission Counselor for Online Programs. Karen can be reached by phone at (317) 955-6578 or email at ksloan@marian.edu.

Campus-based Programs

The Spring semester begins January 14, 2019. For Harrison College students seeking enrollment in any of Marian’s on-campus bachelor’s degrees, you’ll want to follow these steps:


Students seeking enrollment in an on-campus academic program for January 2019 must submit the Marian University online application as a transfer student.

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Submit official transcripts

Along with the online application, students must submit official transcripts from every institution they have attended. While no credits from Harrison College are transferable to Marian University, these documents are required for admission decisions.

Submit your transcripts
Submit FAFSA

Students seeking financial assistance in the form of federal, state, and/or institutional aid must add Marian University to their FAFSA.

How to apply for aid
Visit campus

A campus visit allows you to see Marian University first-hand, as well as offering the opportunity to meet with an Admissions advisor and any other faculty/staff that you request.

Visit campus
Receive admissions decision
  • Students who apply to Marian with a 2.50 GPA or higher from Harrison College, with no other college/university credits, will receive direct admission to Marian University. (This does not include direct admission to the Nursing program in the Leighton School of Nursing, but it does include admission into the Pre-Nursing program.)
  • Students who apply to Marian with a GPA lower than a 2.50 from Harrison College, with no other college/university credits, will be required to take an on-campus assessment test.
  • Students who will be transferring credits from an accredited college/university will be reviewed based on their previous coursework at that institution.
Review financial aid award

After receiving their financial aid award, students are encouraged to review this package, as well as their next-steps, with a dedicated Financial Aid officer.

Tuition for full-time enrollment at Marian University for the Spring 2019 semester is $17,000 (excluding fees).

Harrison College students who choose to enroll at Marian University for Spring 2019 will be awarded a $14,000 per year ($7,000 per semester) Harrison College/Marian University Franciscan Commitment Award. This award is granted annually and is renewable for full-time students who maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher. This applies only to those students transferring from Harrison College to Marian University for the Spring 2019 term. Any student who also has earned credits prior to attending Harrison College from any accredited college/university would not be eligible for an academic scholarship on top of this award.

Submit deposit and sign up for SOAR

You're almost ready to be a Knight! By submitting your enrollment deposit and signing up for SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration), you will be able to meet with an academic advisor and register for your courses.

Sign up for SOAR

Questions regarding on-campus enrollment?

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