Marygrove College 1

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8425 W. McNichols Road

Detroit, MI 48221

Phone: (313) 927-1200
2012-2013 Tuition
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Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Marygrove College is a private institution that was founded in 1905. It has an urban setting and the campus size is 53 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Marygrove College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $18,900 (2012-13).

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

As a student at Marygrove College, you will get more than a degree when you graduate; you will get an education for life. Located in the heart of Detroit, Marygrove is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college. Our mission is to prepare students to become competent, compassionate and committed urban leaders. Marygrove offers two-and four-year programs in more than 60 areas of concentration including Dance, Science and Math, Education, Forensic Science and Social Work. We believe in challenging our students to learn more about themselves and how they can make a difference in the world. Our study abroad, service learning and honors programs provide students with the opportunity to grow intellectually, emotionally and culturally. Class sizes are small, so you are assured a personalized approach to learning. Our professors share experiences gained from attending symposiums and giving lectures worldwide. Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove has much to be proud of -our history, our campus and our faculty, staff and students. We are a just and caring community where men and women of all creeds, races and ages come to realize their value. Marygrove College delivers a quality education in an atmosphere of excellence. Two classic Tudor Gothic buildings sit on the beautiful, wooded 53-acre campus. This idyllic setting creates a perfect environment for learning! For more information, go to

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1905
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Marygrove College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Marygrove College is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 45.4 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 45.4% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
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Student Life

Marygrove College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Marygrove College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, and health insurance. Marygrove College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Marygrove College.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $18,900 (2012-13)
Room and board $7,600 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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