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Best Colleges for Veterans
U.S. News & World Report ranks Marymount #21.

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Best Regional Universities South
U.S. News & World Report ranks Marymount #31.

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CCNE Accredited
Marymount's online nursing programs are CCNE accredited, excluding our certificate programs.

Marymount University is accredited by the Southern Associations of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award doctoral and master’s degrees.

Marymount’s online nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), excluding our certificate programs.

Marymount University is honored to be recognized as a College of Distinction for Nursing, Education, Business, Career Development, Military Support, and Equity & Inclusion (2020-2021).

We are also honored to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report for the following 2021 rankings:

  • No. 1 for Most International Students
  • No. 2 for Campus Ethnic Diversity
  • No. 18 for Best Colleges for Veterans
  • No. 31 for Best Regional Universities in the South
  • No. 51 for Best Value

College Factual recognized Marymount's nursing programs as being among the Top 15% for veterans and the Top 15% for non-traditional students (2020). Most recently, Marymount University was recognized as the first designated Hispanic-serving institution in Virginia, with a Hispanic population that makes up over 25% of the undergraduate student body.


  • Nursing Colleges of Distinction 2020-2021
  • Education Colleges of Distinction 2020-2021
  • Business Colleges of Distinction 2020-2021
  • Career Development Colleges of Distinction 2020-2021
  • Military Support Colleges of Distinction 2020-2021
  • Equity & Inclusion Colleges of Distinction 2020-2021
  • College Factual Top Ranked Veteran Nursing Program
  • College Factual Top Ranked Non-Traditional Student Nursing Program