Marian University uniquely combines Catholic Franciscan values and experiential learning into our curriculum, providing our graduates with the knowledge, skills, and character that prepare them for leadership positions in their chosen career.
Marian University sits just minutes from the heart of downtown Indianapolis and several cultural districts such as Broad Ripple, Fountain Square, and Mass Ave, and they are all connected by expanding bike trails.
Marian University's identity as a Catholic institution is grounded in the Franciscan sponsorship values of dignity of the individual, peace and justice, reconciliation, and responsible stewardship.
When it comes down to it, it's about your education and your employability.
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A tradition of excellence.
Be a part of a friendly and welcoming campus in a big city.
Continue your education by pursuing a postgraduate degree.
Committed to serving all on their spiritual journey.
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Broadening your horizons.
The Exchange connects students to experiential learning opportunities and prepares students to find a career after graduation.
Helping to fill the primary care physician shortage in Indiana.
Online and accelerated learning, and voted one of the best colleges for older students.
Dedicating his professional life to the mission of Catholic education, Daniel J. Elsener became president of Marian College, now Marian University, on August 1, 2001.
Dr. Enneking joined the Marian University community as provost in 2005, after spending 21 years at Tri-State University in Angola, Indiana. He spent the last eight of those years as vice president of academic affairs.
Ruth Rodgers earned her bachelor’s degree in 1980 from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, and her master’s degree in 1982 from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.
Dr. Woolston oversees and coordinates the university's enrollment efforts, including formulation of recruitment and financial aid policies; collaboration in setting tuition, room and board, and fee amounts; and implementation of the university's
approved admissions policies.
Dr. Sefcik leads Marian University’s growing list of healthcare-related programs, including its College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Leighton School of Nursing.
Steve Downing was announced as the director on Aug. 19, 2011 and oversaw the Knights football team's run to the NAIA semifinals as well as the men's basketball team's run to the NAIA Division II Sweet Sixteen in his first year.