Welcome Saint Joseph's College Students

We are committed to ensuring that your transfer here is as seamless as possible. In doing so, we will honor your current financial aid package, meaning the amount you are paying-out-of-pocket at St. Joseph's College will remain the same when you transfer to Marian.

As the only Catholic university in Indianapolis, Marian University programs are built on our faith and Franciscan heritage. Learn about Marian University's academic programs, including 34 majors, 34 minors, and 28 concentration areas offered on a campus just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. If you decide Marian University is right for you, the first step is to apply for admission.

Marian University has agreed to assist you in continuing your Catholic education by allowing you to transfer credits and complete your degree as seamlessly as possible. Marian is a Catholic Franciscan university that shares the mission of Saint Joseph's College.

Accepted to Marian University?

Congratulations! Find out your next steps

On Campus Dates

Representatives from Marian will be on campus at Saint Joseph's on the following dates to provide information and individual appointments

Mar 1
Wednesday | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST
Halleck Student Center
Mar 14
Tuesday | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST
Halleck Student Center

Current SJC students who are interested in transferring their admission to Marian University should complete the transfer form to begin the process of transferring admission. Students can further expedite the process by providing unofficial copies of their most recent transcript and financial aid award letter from SJC.

Transfer form (pdf)

Current Saint Joseph's College Students

Exploring your options for completing your degree? Marian University is partnering with Saint Joseph's College to help students make a seamless transition to our Indianapolis campus. We'll honor your earned credits, develop a financial aid package that fits your needs, and help you stay on track so you graduate as quickly as possible. Talk with one of our admission advisors and visit our campus to see for yourself what we have to offer. To enroll for Fall 2017 classes at Marian University, apply now for admission.

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Current High School Seniors

Because you've been accepted by Saint Joseph's College for Fall 2017 classes, we know you value a private Catholic education. As you consider your educational next steps, explore what Marian University has to offer. As the only Catholic university in Indianapolis, student life includes challenging academics, study-abroad opportunities, an Honors Academy, and national championship athletics. Talk with an advisor and schedule a campus visit. To enroll for Fall 2017 classes at Marian University, apply for admission.

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At Marian University, we view athletics as a laboratory for leadership development. It's our goal to have every student-athlete leave Marian University with a diploma and a ring. We're proud of our National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) teams, which includes recent national champions in football, women's basketball, and cycling. If you have the desire to continue your intercollegiate athletic career, we encourage you to contact the Marian University coach for your sport. You can get contact information for all of our coaches by visiting muknights.com.

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Residence Life

At Marian University, we believe that living on campus ensures you get the most from your college experience. The convenience of living on campus, freedom from most domestic responsibilities, and opportunities to live, learn, and connect with others makes living on campus a great option. We're located just minutes from downtown Indianapolis.

The Office of Housing and Residence Life looks forward to serving all students upon transfer completion from Saint Joseph's College:

Looking to live on campus?

We will accept applications on a first-come, first-served basis beginning March 1, 2017.

Office of Housing and Residence Life

or call (317) 955-6318

Planning to commute?

We will accept off-campus applications on an on-going basis.

Additionally, all commuting students have a standard commuter meal plan that is 100% dollar-for-dollar for use at any of our convenient dining locations on campus.

Dining Services

or call (317) 955-6410

Need a parking permit for campus?

Students may request a parking permit through Campus Police (317-955-6789).

Parking permits are $220 per year or $110 per semester.

Visit Campus

Schedule your visit

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