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Madonna University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Madonna University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Madonna University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Madonna University was awarded 22 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is fire science.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Madonna is ranked #1,679 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Madonna also holds the #36 spot on the Best Colleges in Michigan ranking.

See all of the rankings for Madonna University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Madonna?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Madonna University is a competitive 68%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 79% of students accepted to Madonna submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 460 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Madonna University  ( 460 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Madonna University  ( 460 to 550 )
Madonna received ACT scores from 26% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Madonna University  ( 17 to 24 )

Learn more about Madonna University admissions.

Madonna University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Madonna University is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Madonna University is 28%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  28 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Madonna University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Madonna University has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Madonna have a four-year graduation rate of 35%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  35 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Madonna University.

Madonna University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,291 undergraduates at Madonna with 1,570 being full-time and 721 being part-time.

How Much Does Madonna University Cost?

The overall average net price of Madonna is $17,574. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Madonna

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,455 $16,625 $16,099 $20,848 $19,491

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Madonna, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Madonna, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $6,525 a year. That adds up to $26,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Madonna is 7.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Get more details about paying for Madonna University.

How Much Money Do Madonna Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Madonna make about $40,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Madonna University make the most money.

Location of Madonna University

Madonna University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Livonia, Michigan. Livonia is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for Madonna are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI 48150-1176
Phone: 734-432-5300

Madonna University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 65 majors graduated from Madonna University. Of these students, 584 received undergraduate degrees and 168 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 170 $60,914
International Business 55 NA
Business Administration & Management 51 $38,289
Criminal Justice & Corrections 51 $37,568
General Biology 25 NA
Social Work 22 NA
Accounting 19 NA
American Sign Language 16 $32,569
Hospitality Management 11 $35,416
Liberal Arts General Studies 11 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Madonna University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Madonna

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 2,281 students took at least one online class at Madonna University. This is an increase from the 1,822 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,281 728
2018-2019 1,822 615
2017-2018 1,715 577
2016-2017 1,302 347
2015-2016 1,252 325

Learn more about online learning at Madonna University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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