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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 a lot of one-on-one attention from faculty.
  • Opportunities for internships and practical experience to coincide with 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 personal goals.

45 - number of different countries marian received fall applications from

Need-Based Financial Assistance

When you begin your admission application, you should also begin the financial aid process. You must submit financial aid documents by the due dates below. To apply for need-based assistance, complete the College Scholarship Service’s PROFILE. By completing these forms, you enable our financial aid team to assess your family’s financial picture which, in turn, allows us to offer you the assistance you need based on your family’s eligibility.

Due Dates

  • For spring admission: November 1
  • For fall admission: June 1

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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