Marian University - Indiana

Marian University - Indiana

Marian University is a Catholic Franciscan university located just 10 minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Marian is serving undergraduate and graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, nursing, medicine, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university also offers associate degrees through its campus locations Marian University’s Saint Joseph’s College (Indianapolis, Indiana) and Marian University’s Ancilla College (Donaldson, Indiana). The university's high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities that go beyond academics and lead to competitive careers post-graduation.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Psychology
  • Public health
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


The application for first-year students (two- and four-year degree seeking) opens August 1. For the highest scholarship consideration, students must apply and gain admission by November 15. After submission, submit high school transcripts outlining freshman through junior years. Standardized tests (SAT or ACT) are not required for admission or scholarship consideration. To learn more, visit

Visit us

You'll feel at home on Marian University’s welcoming campus right next to downtown Indianapolis, one of the best cities in the U.S. for job growth and affordable living. A weekday, individual visit is recommended so we can customize your schedule according to your academic and extracurricular interests. You can request to meet with faculty, coaches, and other support staff when registering for your visit, and you'll have time to discuss programs, ask questions, and get more insight about campus and student life. To learn more and schedule a visit, head to

“Marian University is a tight-knit community where students can thrive because of the personalized attention. Professors are supportive and vested in our success and willing to help in any way possible to help us achieve our goals.”

Samantha Pash, Nursing Graduate, 2018
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Admissions office

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3200 Cold Spring Road
Indianapolis, IN 46222, United States of America

Phone number

(317) 955-6306