Madonna Athletics Recruiting Central

Why Madonna?
Madonna's legacy of consistent success in intercollegiate athletics mirrors its reputation as one of the region's finest institutions of higher learning.

Madonna University currently fields 11 varsity teams, with over 200 undergraduates participating in intercollegiate athletics this year. The number of MU teams will rise to 19 for the 2016-17 school year when bowling, lacrosse and indoor and outdoor track and field teams for both men and women begin competing.

Since its membership in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference began in 1997, Madonna teams have won over 50 conference titles and made more 30 appearances at their respective NAIA National Championships. 

Moreover, Madonna provides its students everything necessary for a liberal arts education in virtually every imaginable field. The sheer number of curricular choices -- the catalog includes over 100 majors -- opens doors for the exploration of widely disparate fields and also for concentrations in special areas of interest.

If you are interested in competing for one of Madonna's 19 varsity programs, your first step should be to contact the respective head coach who will send you a recruiting questionnaire or direct you to Madonna's online recruiting forms.


You should begin the application process to Madonna after July 1 following completion of your junior year. While there is no "magic" formula for gaining admission to Madonna, successful applicants present strong academic credentials, evidence of highly developed talents or interests, motivation and character.

Apply to Madonna
Madonna has a rolling admissions deadline. The early admission decision date is Oct. 1 each year with the regular admissions decision date being Feb. 1. For transfer students the regular admissions decisions date is July 1 for the fall term and Dec. 1 for the winter term.

Apply for admission here.

Financial Aid 
The Madonna Financial Aid Office works with each family to ensure access to the Madonna education students have worked so hard to secure.

Steps To Apply For Financial Aid
Complete FAFSA (Madonna code – 002282). At, complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) between January 1 and March 1 (recommended deadline).

Be sure to investigate all types of financial aid – scholarships, grants, loans. Madonna University staff will prepare a financial aid package that outlines all aid available to you. Because Madonna is so affordable, you will notice that a little aid can go a long way at Madonna.

Apply for admission to Madonna University. Students who submit a complete application for admission by posted deadlines will be considered for merit scholarship(s).

Each year, Madonna University welcomes students from diverse backgrounds interested in improving their lives and the communities they represent. Approximately 4,500 students from around the world are enrolled to study, grow and learn through unique career preparation and hands-on learning experiences, inside and outside of the classroom – all designed for their success. Learn how you can grow intellectually, spiritually and personally at Madonna University.

Madonna University offers a comprehensive liberal arts education integrated with career preparation. This means that graduates acquire the critical skills and abilities that employers say they want in new employees: communication skills, problem solving, analytical thinking and the ability to work in collaborative groups. A Madonna University education is also an education for the whole person, focusing on the intellectual, spiritual and personal development to prepare students to live as successful and productive citizens of American and global society.

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