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Marywood Is a Great Fit for Wells College Students

Wells College students will find a home—and a great fit—at Marywood University. Beginning this fall, Marywood University will welcome Wells College undergraduate students with a generous path to admission and enrollment. Wells College students in good standing will be guaranteed admission to Marywood University with a tuition match. All previously completed credits at Wells that are applicable to Marywood University, including general education requirements, will be accepted.

Our goal is to make this transition as smooth as possible for every Wells College student interested in transferring, while offering an ever-growing portfolio of degree programs. Wells College students will find that Marywood University features a friendly campus community, with a vibrant mission, core values that run deep, an exceptional student experience, and a strong commitment to each student’s success. Whether you’re an athlete or an avid fan, we feature a winning D-III Athletics program with 22 sports and a competitive esports program. Whether you want to continue your studies in your chosen major, or you want to try something new, you can continue (or discover!) your passion from 50+ academic majors from Day One at Marywood University.

To Make the Transition to Marywood Quick and Easy, We Offer the Following to Assist Current Wells College Undergraduate Students: 

No-Fee Applications

You can complete your Marywood Application or use the Common App at no cost.

Guaranteed Admission

Wells students who are in good standing are guaranteed admission at Marywood University, based on space availability.

Tuition Matching and Financial Aid Transfer

We understand that the financial aspect of education is a significant concern for many students, and we're committed to ensuring that your transition is as smooth and affordable as possible.

As part of our commitment to accessibility, we're pleased to inform you that we offer a unique opportunity to match your out-of-pocket tuition costs. To take advantage of this offer, you'll need to complete and submit a valid Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with no substantial changes in your family's financial circumstances. Additionally, you'll need to fulfill any additional steps required to secure state and federal aid and maintain a similar full-time, part-time, or resident status at you did at Wells.

We believe that every student deserves the opportunity to pursue their educational goals without undue financial burden, and we're here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions or need assistance with the transfer process or financial aid application, please don't hesitate to reach out to our Admissions or Financial Aid Offices.

Generous Credit Transfer Evaluation

Marywood University is committed to ensuring that you complete your studies on time to accomplish your academic goals. Wells students are encouraged to visit our Transfer Admissions webpage to set up a campus visit or start the application process.


Get to know what makes Marywood University the right fit for you.

Academic Quality

  • 50+ academic programs
  • Regional leader in number of program-specific accreditations.

Engage from Day One

  • Operate equipment in the TV studio, work in the SIM lab as a first-year nursing student, experience teacher classroom observations first year...there are so many examples.
  • Recent internships include AT&T, Quantum Analytical & Environmental Labs, IBM, U.S. Secret Service, Walt Disney World, to name a few. 

Affordable Excellence

  • 72% of first-time students receive scholarships worth more than 1⁄2 their tuition.
  • 99% of first-time students receive financial aid.
  • Academic scholarships range from $18,000 - 25,000 per year.

Be In Demand

  • 99%+ of our recent graduating classes are employed and/or pursuing graduate school.
  • 30,000+ alumni work at places like MTV Networks, United Airlines, Marriott Hotels, Dean Witter, and more.

Outside the Classroom

  • 100+ clubs and student organizations.
  • 185,000+ hours of service performed by the Marywood community in one year.

Get Active

  • 22 Division III varsity athletic sports, 27+ intramural sports
  • Competitive esports program and impressive gaming facilities
  • Fitness center, rock climbing wall, 8-lane pool, dance studio, elevated running track

Living the College Life

  • Student housing guaranteed for four years.
  • Park your registered car for free on campus (that includes freshmen!).
  • Suite-style residence hall rooms with shared bathroom.
  • 24-hour desk security.
  • (Free!) laundry facilities on each floor.
  • Two dining locations, including all-you-care-to-eat, coffeehouse-style options, and breakfast all day; and Pacer Nation, an on-campus convenience store powered by Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology; and Pacer Roll @ Pacer Place, which offers sushi, poke bowls, and more.

Welcome to the Neighborhood

  • Scranton is home to many entertainment, sports, and cultural events.
  • Safe, spacious, beautiful campus located in a historic residential neighborhood

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