safwan barnawi biology major

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm"
Safwan Barnawi, Major in Biology with Exercise Physiology, 2018
Hometown: Makkah, Saudi Arabia

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Why come to Marian University?

  • Voted #24 best regional university in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Small class size means you'll get a lot of one-on-one attention from faculty.
  • Opportunities for internships and practical experience that coincide with your studies.
  • A friendly, tight-knit campus community located in a large, diverse city.
  • A dedicated Office of International Programs that is here to support YOU, your academic, and professional goals.
  • International students may qualify for academic, talent, athletic, and faith-based scholarships. Financial aid is also available for international students.

45 - number of different countries marian received fall applications from

Admission Deadlines

  • Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis.
  • The application and scholarship deadline is June 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester.


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For admission information

Office of International Admissions
(317) 955-6300
(800) 772-7264

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Building relationships with faculty and coaches
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Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
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