Applying

Notice

Our application system (including the online application, event registration, request information, and other online forms) is currently unavailable. Undergraduate students interested in submitting an application for admission during this time should use the Common Application. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Notices

Several online forms, including Marywood's application for admission and the request information and event registration forms, will be unavailable from 12 p.m. Monday, August 21, 2017 through Sunday, August 27, 2017 due to scheduled maintenance.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Please use the following forms during this time:

Ready to Apply to an Undergraduate Program? Undergraduate Application for Admission or Common Application

Ready to Apply to a Graduate Program? Graduate Application for Admission

Want More Information? Request Information Form (Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctoral levels)

Want to Register for an Admissions Event?  Event Registration Form

Apply to Marywood using our official online application
Apply to Marywood University using the Common Application

Applying for Admission: Undergraduate Students

Complete the Application
Marywood's online application is unavailable from 12 p.m. on Monday, August 21 through Sunday, August 27, 2017.  Please use this online form to begin the application process.  Marywood also accepts the Common Application.  The $35 application fee is waived when you submit the Marywood online application or Common Application.  If you wish to complete a paper application, please download and print.

Transcripts and Test Scores
Request an official copy of your high school transcript be sent to University Admissions.  Request the appropriate agency send SAT-I or ACT scores directly to University Admissions. Marywood will also accept scores reported on official transcripts. Marywood's College Board code is 2407 and ACT code is 3626.

Writing Sample/Essay
Submit an essay of at least 250 words.

Essay topics may include:

  • A background or story about yourself that is so central to your identity that you believe your application would be incomplete without it.  
  • Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure.  How did it affect you and what lessons did you learn?
  • Reflect on a time when you challenged a belief or idea.  Would you make the same decision again?
  • Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content.  What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you?
  • Discuss an accomplishment or event, formal or informal, that marked your transition from childhood to adulthood within your culture, community, or family.

Recommendation Letter
You may use our recommendation form.  Please complete and print.  Or you can provide one letter of recommendation from a school-based counselor or academic teacher. We also welcome additional letters from teachers, friends, or family members who are familiar with your academic achievements and interests. 

All documents submitted in connection with the application become the property of the University.

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