Malone University

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2600 Cleveland Avenue NW

Canton, OH 44709

Phone: (330) 471-8100
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#42 Overall Score: 53 out of 100. Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Malone University is a private institution that was founded in 1892. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,897, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 96 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Malone University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 42. Its tuition and fees are $25,678 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The mission of Malone is to provide students with an education based on biblical faith in order to develop men and women in intellectual maturity, wisdom, and Christian faith who are committed to serving the church, community, and world. As an academic institution in the Christian tradition of the Evangelical Friends, Malone is committed to intellectual enrichment in the context of Christian faith to produce graduates with a love of truth and a vibrant, mature faith. Our intent is that students attain the wisdom, knowledge, and skills necessary to serve, engage, and transform the communities in which they live and work.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1892
Religious affiliation Evangelical Friends
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Malone University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Malone University is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.5 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 69.5%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Malone University is 13:1, and the school has 56.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Malone University include: Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; Communication and Media Studies, Other; and Early Childhood Education and Teaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 68.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate 47%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 22%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 16%
Business Administration and Management, General 7%
Communication and Media Studies, Other 6%
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 4%

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Student Life

Malone University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,897, with a gender distribution of 41.7 percent male students and 58.3 percent female students. At this school, 55.1 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 44.9 percent of students live off campus. Malone University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,373
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

Malone University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Malone University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Malone University, 72 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Malone University.

Students who have cars on campus 72%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Malone University, 80.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,450.

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Tuition and fees $25,678 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,656 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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