safwan barnawi biology major

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm."
Safwan Barnawi, majors in biology and exercise physiology, 2018
Hometown: Mecca, Saudi Arabia

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Why choose Marian University?

  • We are ranked #10 in the "Most Innovative Regional Universities in the Midwest" and #24 in the "Best Value Universities in the Midwest" by U.S. News and World Report in 2018.
  • Our small class sizes mean you'll get a lot of individual attention and personal mentoring from faculty.
  • Take advantage of opportunities for internships and hands-on, practical learning experiences that complement your degree and career goals.
  • A friendly, tight-knit campus community located in a large, diverse city.
  • A dedicated Office of International Student Success & Global Engagement that is here to support YOU, your academic, and professional goals.
  • International students may qualify for academic, talent, athletic, and faith-based scholarships. 

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Admission deadlines

  • Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis.
  • The application and scholarship deadline is June 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester.


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Office of International Admissions
(317) 955-6300
(800) 772-7264

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