Madonna University

Livonia, MI

Madonna University

Livonia, MI

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Our degrees change lives

With over 140 majors and minors to choose from, Madonna University offers an engaging academic experience with a lively, connected community featuring endless student organizations, many cocurricular activities, successful athletic teams, a welcoming residence life, and life-changing leadership and community service opportunities.

Our beautiful campus is centrally located on 50 wooded acres, within 20 minutes of downtown Detroit and other vibrant cities and Metroparks. It boasts state-of-the-art facilities that provide access to innovative academic theory and hands-on learning experiences, instructed by professors who care about your success. You’ll experience small class sizes with a 13:1 student-faculty ratio—creating a personalized educational experience—while also being supported by student services like tutoring, a writing center, counseling, and advising to ensure you have everything you need to succeed during your time here and in your future career.

The Madonna mission
The mission of Madonna University, a Catholic institution of higher learning, is to instill in its students Christian humanistic values, intellectual inquiry, a respect for diversity, and a commitment to serving others through a liberal arts education that’s integrated with career preparation and based on the truths and principles recognized within a Felician Franciscan tradition.

Madonna’s mission receives its spirit from these Franciscan Values:
• Respect for the dignity of each person
• Peace and justice
• Reverence for creation
• Education for truth and service

Madonna University is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of traditional and nontraditional students as they pursue associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees—and lifelong learning.

To learn more, contact our Office of Admissions at 734-432-5339 or


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Institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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Business programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs in 2017


Education programs accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation since 1972

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Undergraduate and graduate Nursing programs accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education since 2006; DNP program accredited since 2010

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Undergraduate Social Work programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education since 1982; graduate program accredited in 2018


Undergraduate Forensic Science program accredited by the Forensic Sciences Education Programs Accreditations Commission since 2014

Madonna By The Numbers

85% of students receiving scholarships and financial aid
Madonna is dedicated to helping students pay for college through financial aid, grants, and scholarship opportunities.

40+ student organizations & clubs
Get involved in one of many cocurricular activities or clubs to showcase your talents, exhibit your leadership skills, or pursue your passions.

22+ athletic teams
Students can participate in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

27,000 student service hours 
Participate in civic engagement activities that address issues like literacy and access to higher education, community health, sustainability, elder services, or animal welfare.

500+ annual internships
Gain valuable work experience, strengthen your employability, and reinforce your social responsibility and commitment to serving others.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “I love that people care about you as an individual here at MU. Everyone is willing to help you succeed.”

    • Alex J. ’21
  • “Getting involved was one of the best decisions I’ve made in college. Being so involved continues to help me grow out of my comfort zone and do things that positively impact others’ lives as well as mine.”

    • Jacqueline H.
  • “I love the small and personable atmosphere here. I know I’ll be continually uplifted rather than getting swept up in the crowd. I have a swarm of people willing to encourage me at any moment.”

    • Emilohi I. ’22
  • “Attending Madonna was the best decision I ever made. I was able to build important relationships with other students as well as professors. I felt like every professor took time to get to know every individual student and shared such masterful information from their educational professional lives.”

    • Amy P.