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Madonna University 2020-2021 Admissions: Acceptance Rate, Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

Vidushi Vidushi
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Admissions at Madonna University are offered for over 100 undergraduate programs and 40+ graduate programs on campus as well as online. It offers a variety of degrees to international students at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. The university also offers English language courses for those interested in studying in the US.

Madonna University accepts admissions for Fall, Winter and Summer semesters. At each semester entry, about 1,000 undergraduate students apply. In fall 2018 admissions at Madonna University, 985 students applied and out of which 78% of the applications were accepted. Hence admissions are selective and moderately competitive. The enrolment rate of the undergraduate students after selection is 28%[2].

  • Application for graduate and doctoral courses are offered throughout the year with course wise deadlines.
  • The last date for fall semester application is April 1, for winter semester is October 1 and for summer and spring semester is February 1.
  • Official secondary school and college transcripts with translated credit evaluation are required.
  • SAT/ACT scores for undergraduate courses are optionally required.
  • Merit and need based scholarships are awarded to international students for which a separate application is needed. 
  • Due to COVID-19,Madonna University is temporarily delivering all courses online.


ApplicationMadonna online
College typePrivate
Application FeeUSD 55 (Non-refundable)
Application fee payment modesCheck/wire transfer
Application Process:Online form and document submission through email/mail
Entrance test:SAT/ACT/GMAT/GRE
Acceptance Rate:78%
Admission rate28%
Student to faculty ratio:12:1
Academic calendar type:Semester
English proficiency test:Required
Interview:If applicable
Financial Aid:Available for international students
International or 734-432-5339

Important Deadlines:

The university accepts admissions for Winter, Fall and Summer semester. Summer semester is also known as spring semester in Madonna university. The last date for graduate application may vary for some courses.

Application typeUndergraduatePostgraduateTransfer
FallApril 1August 1May 1
WinterOctober 1December 1November 1
Spring/SummerFebruary 1April 1March 1

For some courses at graduate level, deadlines may vary. Applicants are suggested to confirm with their respective program of choice. 

Madonna University International admissions

The applicants need to download the form, fill it, make online payment through check or money order and send the form with required documents directly via mail or via fax. All international students at Madonna University are required to have medical insurance coverage to study in the United States after admission.

Application Form: -

UG: UG Online Application

PG: PG Online Application

Application fee: - 55 USD 

Application payment: -

  • Money Order
  • Wire transfer
  • Check payable to Madonna University.

Steps to Apply for International Students: -

  • Download the application form and complete it.
  • Complete application fee payment.
  • Send your official secondary/high school/college academic records directly through fax.
  • Send translated transcripts directly or through fax.
  • Submit letter of recommendations, statement of purpose and other requirements.
  • Submit official English language proficiency test results**.
  • Submit various standardized tests as applicable
    • SAT/ACT
    • GMAT/GRE 
  • Submit Documents declaring finance.
  • If opting for Financial Aid, fill up and submit the Financial support form

**Conditional admission is also provided if the test is not cleared. Applicants will have to sit for English placement test administered by Madonna University.

English Language Proficiency 

Undergraduate70, 523676-
Graduate80, 5506.5775

Document and application submission method: -

Return the application with documents to: -

Madonna University

The Admission Office

36600 Schoolcraft Road

Livonia, MI 48150-1173

(734)432-5339/ Fax 734-432-5393

Visa for International Students: -

Admission to Madonna University requires additional requirements from non-US students. The university is a SEVP- certified school. After getting an admission offer letter, you will get the I-20 form either online/via courier. The following documents will be required for applying for a US student visa

  • Passport / National Citizenship documents.
  • Financial documents
  • Letter of admission from Madonna University
  • Health insurance certificates
  • Form DS-160 if applicable
  • I-20 or DS-2019 Certificate of Eligibility student immigration document
  • SEVIS I-901 fee receipt

After that an interview will be scheduled with your nearest US embassy. Depending upon your visa status, additional documents may be required.

Madonna University Undergraduate Admissions:

The university offers admissions to various courses across a variety of majors like Arts & Humanities, Business. Madonna University has over 100 undergraduate programs with popular ones being Criminal Justice and Law, Education, Maths, Sciences, Nursing and health, Sign language, Psychology, Social Sciences and sociology.

Application form: -Madonna Undergraduate application

Application fee: 55 USD

Eligibility and requirements:

  • Application form.
  • Official school record 
  • Minimum GPA 2.8 or equivalent
  • Translation of transcripts in English and credit by credit evaluation services
  • SAT/ACT Scores are optional
  • English language proficiency test scores
  • Personal statement in English describing personal goals and career plans
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • International student financial support form

Madonna University Graduate Admissions:

The university offers more than 40 Masters and Doctoral degrees in various disciplines like Arts, Humanities, Business, Education, Maths & Sciences, Nursing & Health Sciences, Social Work, Social Sciences etc. Admission requirements for the graduate programs offered by Madonna University are:

Application form: - Madonna Graduate apply

Application fee: - 55 USD

Common requirements: -

  • Madonna Graduate application
  • A 55 USD non-refundable deposit through check, money order or wire transfer.
  • Original Transcripts from school and college
  • Official Credit by credit English translations for all transcripts from WES or ECE
  • GRE score– if required
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Statement of purpose
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • English language proficiency test scores
  • Proof of financial support
  • Program specific other requirements

Popular Master’s programs

Some of the most popular master’s courses at Madonna University are tabulated below, along with their requirements:

Program nameDegree and Grades requirementsInterviewLetter of recommendation/ResumeWork experienceProgram mode
MBABachelor's degree with GPA 3.0YesTwo letters from professional contacts-Campus and online
MA HistoryBachelor’s degreeNoTwo letters-Campus
MS health Science administrationBachelor’s degree with GPA 3.0YesTwo letters from professionals and an updated resume3-year full time out of 5 years totalCampus
MS in Nutrition and DieteticsBachelor’s degreeNoTwo letters-Campus
MS in humane LeadershipA Bachelor degree with GPA 3.0YesTwo completed recommendation forms from professionals-Campus and online

Candidates need to fill the application form, make payment and submit all the documents and completed application form to university via courier or fax. The official documents must be sent directly through your school/college in sealed envelopes. Once you have completed the admission requirements, you will receive an acknowledgement on your email. The university considers all required documents equally in deciding the fate of your application. Results are declared within two weeks of application submission.


Ques. What are chances of getting my application selected for admission in undergraduate courses?

Ans. The competitive level of UG admission is quite easy as 78% of total applications are selected.

Ques. How can I track my application for Madonna University?

Ans. The university starts the checking process after every required document is received. After receiving all the documents, they send an email confirmation. After generally two weeks, they announce the result. An application tracking portal is not available but you may contact the admission office via e-mail/phone to get details.

Ques. How many courses are offered by Madonna University?

Ans. There are 140+ online, certificate, diploma, graduate, undergraduate and doctoral degrees offered by Madonna University.

Ques. Is there any financial aid provided by Madonna University to its international students?

Ans. Yes, the university provides need based and merit-based aids through a separate application.

Ques. What is the ‘Statement of Purpose’ required by Madonna university admissions?

Ans. A ‘Statement of Purpose’ is a self-essay containing future academics goals and life achievements. The letter gives insight of the applicants to the university.

Ques. Is English Language proficiency test compulsory for international students at Madonna University?

Ans. The tests like TOEFL, IELTS, etc are not compulsory however recommended. But the candidate will have to sit in English test administered by the university itself for admissions.

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