Guided by the traditions of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Marymount University is a comprehensive university that encourages intellectual curiosity, service to others and a global perspective. A Marymount education prepares students for their future careers through a unique mix of STEM, health programs and liberal arts fields in an overall curriculum that provides specialized educational opportunities in a wide range of disciplines. Featuring groundbreaking new programs in areas like engineering, neuroscience and computer science, Marymount provides innovative degrees that the local region needs.
Focusing on the education of the whole person, Marymount guides the intellectual, ethical and spiritual development of each individual. This student-centered community values diversity and has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report with regional rankings of No. 1 in ethnic diversity and No. 2 for most international students.
Marymount is proud to be known as “Arlington’s University,” contributing significantly to the local economy. Nearly 600 Marymount employees live, work, play and vote in Virginia. Almost 4,000 students call Marymount their home as well.
The institution’s core value of service to others is evident every day. The university’s Saints Center for Service has partnered with more than 55 community-based organizations where students, faculty and staff spend over 16,000 hours per year volunteering.
Marymount is also the university of choice for NCAA Division III athletes in the DMV area, with 17 percent of its undergraduate students participating in competitive athletics.
“The institution’s core value of service to others is evident every day—from its Food for Thought club that works to alleviate food insecurity, to partnering with Volunteer Arlington every year for MLK Day of Service events.”