Madonna University offers undergraduate admission into over 100+ enriching bachelor’s degree programs across an array of academic disciplines. Our engaging academic experience is accented by a lively, connected community that features endless student involvement organizations, exciting athletics, welcoming residence life, and life-changing leadership and community service opportunities.
Our beautiful, safe campus features state-of-the-art facilities that provide access to innovative academic theory and hands-on learning experiences instructed by our outstanding faculty members. With our 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we specialize in creating a personalized educational experience, supported by student services such as tutoring, counseling, and advising, to ensure you have everything you need to succeed in your chosen field.
We provide you with all the essential information you need to kickstart your journey:
Accepted – Now What?
Current high school students and high school graduates who have not enrolled in a post-secondary institution after high school apply to Madonna as a freshman. Students interested in applying for undergraduate admission to Madonna University are required to submit the following:
Madonna University engages in a holistic admissions process to account for all aspects of a student's life experience. This means that in addition to official transcripts, first time college students are required to submit an essay that showcases their unique abilities and potential outside of the classroom.
Please write an essay (minimum of 300 words) in response to the following two-part prompt. Please make sure to follow MLA formatting guidelines and proofread before submitting. There is a rubric below to assist you with your writing.
|4 – Expert||3 – Strong||2 – Fair||1 – Needs Improvement|
|Spelling and Grammar Mechanics||Writing is clear and concise. Minimal spelling and/or grammar errors.||Writing is clear and concise. Some spelling and/or grammar errors.||Writing is confusing in parts. Numerous spelling and/or grammar errors||Writing is confusing and unclear. Significant spelling and/or grammar errors.|
|Format||Complete MLA format used.||Most MLA format used.||Some MLA format used.||Unidentifiable MLA formatting used.|
|Part 1: Reasoning for wanting to attend (Madonna) University.||Writing strongly attests to the student’s reasoning for wanting to attend (Madonna) University.||Writing demonstrates the student’s reasoning for wanting to attend (Madonna) University.||Writing reveals some of the student’s reasoning for wanting to attend (Madonna) University.||Writing does not show why the student wants to attend (Madonna) University.|
|Part 2: Demonstration of student’s skillsets||Writing strongly attests to the student’s personal strengths, characteristics, values, and/or abilities that would be an asset to the university.||Writing demonstrates the student’s personal strengths, characteristics, values, and/or abilities that would be an asset to the university.||Writing reveals some of the student’s personal strengths, characteristics, values, and/or abilities that would be an asset to the university.||Writing does not show the student’s personal strengths, characteristics, values, and/or abilities that would be an asset to the university.|
Details regarding specific application requirements and the admissions process for the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program can be found on the ABSN website.
The Office of Admissions begins a preliminary application evaluation once all information is received and processed. At Madonna, we take into account many factors when considering students for admission, reviewing each applicant holistically to ensure they are best-fit to succeed in our community. This includes assessment of academic achievement, personal statement, desired program of study, extracurricular involvement, and service involvement.
The admissions committee prioritizes applicants with strong academic credentials; the following is the typical academic profile of admitted undergraduate students at Madonna University.
We recognize that a Madonna University education is a significant investment in your future success. As such, we are committed to helping you navigate the financial aid process to ensure you and your family are informed and confident in your decision-making.
We are also proud to be one of the most affordable private, liberal arts schools in the country, offering the lowest tuition rate for a Michigan private college. Additionally, more than 85% of Madonna students receive some type of financial aid, including scholarships and grants awarded annually to eligible students, to support their goal achievement.
All first-year undergraduate students, whose primary U.S. residence is outside the geographical boundaries located on the Madonna Live-On Requirement Map, must reside on campus and purchase a meal plan for their first and second full academic years (fall and winter semesters) at Madonna.
Additionally, all new International (F-1 visa) and English Language program students must reside on campus and purchase a meal plan for their first and second full academic years (fall and winter semesters) at Madonna.
The Madonna Admissions team is highly experienced and passionate about helping students find the best-fit academic programs and student life opportunities to achieve success and have an engaging college experience. We are prepared to help you throughout the admissions process and to connect you with the information and resources you need to successfully complete your application.
If you have any questions about undergraduate programs, the application process, or need assistance as you apply, please do not hesitate to contact our Office of Admissions at 734-432-5339 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to help!
Submitting your application for first-year undergraduate admission at Madonna University is your first step toward achieving your academic and professional goals. Our enriching academics and engaging student life will support you as you discover your passion and build a bright future.
Are you ready to join the Madonna community? Request more information about our undergraduate programs or apply today!