Marymount University

Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Suburban No 3633 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Bachelor, Master Private Master: Colleges and Universities Co-educational 360 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Bachelor $$$ $ $$$ $ $$$$ 112
Master 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Marymount University is an independent, coeducational Catholic university located in Arlington, Virginia, just six miles from Washington, D.C. Marymount is known for its small class sizes, personal attention and a strong focus on student success. Students find exciting opportunities for involvement, service, and leadership at Marymount. Here, each individual's contributions, ideas, and talents are valued, and everyone helps make Marymount a great place to live and learn. With approximately 3,600 students representing more than 40 U.S. states and 70 countries and a variety of cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, Marymount is a diverse and welcoming community. International students comprise 10% of the student population and are an integral part of the University, offering the campus community opportunities to learn about the richness of different cultures around the world. Offering Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in more than 60 fields of study, Marymount combines a foundation in the arts and sciences with career preparation and opportunities for personal and professional development. All Marymount undergraduate students are required to complete an internship for academic credit in their field of study. They work and learn at public and private organizations throughout the Washington, DC region, gaining real-world experience and establishing valuable professional connections. Graduate students benefit from courses that combine academic theory with practical application and the expertise of faculty who published authors, committed teachers and proven professionals. U.S. News & World Report's 2011 America's Best Colleges edition lists Marymount University in the top tier of master's degree-granting universities in the South. Outside the classroom, there are many ways to get involved at Marymount - through student clubs, publications, sports, campus events, and outings. With downtown Arlington and Washington, DC, just minutes from campus, Marymount students also take advantage of the U.S. capital region's many cultural, intellectual and recreational opportunities.


Undergraduate: Six on-campus residence halls in dormitory, suite or apartment-styles. Room and board includes housing, meal plan, all utilities and laundry. Graduate: Apartments close to campus, accessible via free university shuttle bus.

Student life

At university, learning takes place both inside and outside the classroom. In fact, the more students participate in campus life, the more meaningful the university experience will be. At Marymount University, there's always something to do. Marymount's 30 student clubs and organizations and 12 NCAA Division III athletic teams make campus an exciting, dynamic place to be. MU students are encouraged to start new clubs and organizations that address their specific interests. Service, faith and fellowship are important here, too. Marymount is a Catholic university that welcomes students of all backgrounds. If you're interested in learning more about yourself, building positive relationships with others, and making a real difference in the world, Marymount is the place to be. And don't forget: all the excitement of our nation's capital is just five Metro stops from campus. Washington, DC, offers boundless opportunities for entertainment, cultural enrichment and recreation.