About the University

Marywood University, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania at the foothills of the Pocono Mountains, is a comprehensive, independent, private, Catholic institution. Marywood offers many of the advantages that a large university provides, including more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees taught by documenting with 22 Division-III varsity athletics teams.

Marywood is a small, safe, and close-knit community that provides students with a friendly atmosphere and a high level of personal attention. At Marywood, students discover their passion and realize their training purpose. 

Since 1915, Marywood has prepared students to discover their passion and live their purpose. Marywood offers many of the advantages that a large university provides, including more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees taught by outstanding faculty, along with 23 Division-III varsity athletics teams, including our newest addition, men's volleyball (starting Spring 2024), and the recent successful addition of a coed esports program. Our Day One approach allows students to start their core classes from their first day on campus, and Marywood students have endless ways to engage in their student experience and showcase their #PacerPride.

Don’t know what you want to study? Don’t worry—10% of our incoming freshmen are undecided, and our advisors are here to help you discover what program’s right for you!

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Passion + Purpose from Day One

Marywood empowers students to discover their passion and realize their purpose. Students discover their passion and realize their training purpose

Think of a place where you feel engaged and inspired from Day One.

A community that empowers you, because we respect you as an individual.

A campus at the crossroads of passion and purpose.

Visualize it.

Because it’s real, and it’s waiting for you.

Your talents. Your perspectives. Your dreams.

Your drive to make the world a better place.

You’ll help shape our culture.

While we help shape your future.

Your time is now.

Marywood's Campus

With a spacious, beautiful campus located in a historic residential neighborhood, Marywood University is in close proximity to state parks, outdoor activities, and major metropolitan areas, further enhancing the overall student experience. The city of Scranton is home to a variety of entertainment, sports, and cultural events. 

Several airlines serve the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, which is a 20-minute drive from campus. The Pocono Mountains offer spectacular scenery and an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, such as hiking, kayaking, biking, and more, whenever you want to get some fresh air. We are also a short distance from multiple shopping areas, numerous restaurants, and resorts with water parks.