Skip to content

You can apply for free in just two simple steps.

A new cohort begins together each summer and is on the fast track to graduate together in just 24 months. By attending class year-round, you stay connected to supportive faculty and top-notch resources on campus.


Complete our free online application and indicate you are interested in Marian University's Saint Joseph’s College.

Submit your free application
Submit your transcripts

Upload your high school transcript to our applicant portal or have it sent to the address below. We do not require SAT/ACT scores.

Marian University
Office of Undergraduate Admission
3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46222-1997

Enrollment Checklist

Now that you have been accepted, here is what you need to do next to enroll:

Apply for financial aid.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • List Marian University’s school code, 001821, on the FAFSA
  • April 15 is the Indiana deadline to complete the FAFSA, including the 21st Century Scholarship deadline.
checkboxSubmit your deposit.

Submit your $100 non-refundable enrollment deposit online at  If you need assistance please contact the Business Office at (317) 955-6020.

checkboxRegister for New Student Orientation.

New Student Orientation is a mandatory orientation for all Marian University Saint Joseph’s College students, and parents are invited to participate. Learn more and register at Our New Student Orientation Program ensures you are well-informed about your next steps to prepare for a great academic year. You'll register for classes, learn about campus amenities, services, and traditions, explore student organizations, and begin making lifelong friendships.

checkboxComplete your student health record. 

Your admission to Marian University is conditional until all information requested on our student health and immunization records is complete. Use the link provided to create an account and submit your documentation.

checkboxRequest final high school transcripts.

Once you've completed your high school diploma, send a copy of your final transcript.

  • If you already have some college credit—including credit for dual-credit courses that you completed during high school—request college transcripts for all completed coursework be sent to Marian University.

Important Dates

FAFSA Deadline

April 15, 2024

New Student Orientation (NSO)

2024 Students NSO

  • Thursday, May 9, 2024 (One-Day Orientation)
  • Wednesday-Thursday, June 5-6, 2024 (Two-Day Overnight Orientation)
  • Thursday-Friday, June 20-21, 2024 (Two-Day Overnight Orientation)
  • Thursday, July 11, 2024 (One-Day Orientation) with live Spanish interpretation offered for parents and guests

Financial Aid

We believe in an affordable college experience. 

Saint Joe Indy provides a two-year college option for students to earn an associate's degree with little or no debt. In order to take advantage of available financial aid resources, students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Students may be eligible for the majority of your annual tuition to be covered through federal and state grants, and 21st Century Scholarships. The portion of the tuition not covered by grants can easily be paid through scholarships, or our earn and learn internship program.


Students are expected to live at home with their families, eliminating room and board expenses. Marian University’s Saint Joseph’s College will also help students secure outside employment opportunities, allowing them to earn additional funds to cover minimal tuition costs and other personal expenses.

Complete the FAFSA

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a key step in the admissions process. By completing the FAFSA you will find out how much of your college education can be covered by federal and state grants. Grants are FREE money that you never have to pay back!

Questions? Contact us!

Paths After Graduation

Bachelor Degree Options

After completing your associate degree, you can complete your bachelor's degree at Marian University and eligible students will automatically receive Marian's Transition Scholarship. All of your credits will transfer, and most students will complete their bachelor's degree in two additional years. You can also transfer your credits to another four-year institution. We will help you identify which path is the right fit for you, and develop a plan to ensure you continue to achieve your goals.

Begin Your Career

Through coursework and your internship experience, you will be prepared, confident, and well-connected to directly enter the workforce.


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