Maranatha Baptist University

Watertown, WI, USA
4.27 Average Rating

Maranatha Baptist University is a Christian college in southeast Wisconsin affiliated with the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship International. Maranatha offers bachelor’s degrees in 38 academic majors and 37 minors and all students are required to enroll in a core of Bible courses regardless of major. As a Christian institution, Maranatha holds chapel services every weekday and attendance is mandatory. In addition, the college requires all students to actively minister in a local church.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Baptist
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
68%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
22%
Out-Of-State Students
76%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,139
Total Number of Undergrads
926
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
80%
20-39 Students
15%
40-99 Students
4%
0
100
33%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
44%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,152
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$14,910
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$14,910
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$7,000
Books and Supplies
$1270

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
84%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,429
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
84%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,924
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$4,456

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
45%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,437
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$10,300
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$160
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
72%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Sabercat
School Colors
Gold/Navy Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Milwaukee
Chicago
Detroit
Madison
Minnesota City
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,400
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What Students Are Saying

4.27 Average Rating
Maranatha has been such a huge encouragement to me. I am very thankful for what I have learned so far.
Thomas from Abilene, KS
Maranatha Baptist Bible College is an incredibly rigorous in their academics. Their student life and atmosphere is entertaining and encouraging. The teachers at Maranatha are very personal and perform their duties with academic excellence.
Rachael from Watertown, WI
Maranatha Baptist Bible College and Seminary is a Christian college that not only prepares people for church ministries, but also educates people to obtain degrees in areas like Nursing, Education, Business, Science, Music Performance, and more. The staff and faculty take to heart the success of their students and are willing to go above and beyond to help the students improve academically and spiritually. Any student who is looking for success and comes to Maranatha will surely find it.
Dominique from Menomonie, WI
I love this school!!
Great faculty that works with you and is super friendly.
Fantastic sports program and student body!!!
Amanda from Conneaut, OH
Great Environment. Great People. Good grub.
Holly from Chetek, WI
It seems like a great college. I know students that attend here and love it. the teachers that I have met are great.
Kimberly
a great, christ-centered school.
Bryndal from Apple Valley, CA

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