Yes, Martin University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission with the status of On Probation.
230 North LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1413
Phone 800-621-7440 or 312-263-0456
Martin University’s Mission is to provide excellence in educating and developing traditional and non-traditional students in an inclusive, supportive and healthy collegiate environment.
Approximately 90% of Martin University students receive some form of financial aid. Students wishing to be considered for financial aid must complete a FAFSA (visit www.fafsa.gov) to determine eligibility.
Martin University was founded in 1977 by Rev. Fr. Boniface Hardin, O.S.B. and Sister Jane Schilling. Martin University was named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and St. Martin de Porres.
In the classroom, the University practices the philosophy that learners enter the classroom with experiences and therefore should be able to provide feedback to the instructor. Rather than Iearning strictly from textbooks, the classroom experience involves discussion between faculty and students, although textbooks are used.
Martin University average class size is 16 students, allowing for more student participation.
Yes, for students who have been out of school for a long time, foundation-level classes are offered.
The student's first step in enrolling at Martin University is a visit to the Enrollment Services Office to obtain an application. Applications can also be downloaded from our website. An Enrollment Advisor will walk you through the admissions process.
Through the PLA (Prior Learning Assessment), students may gain credit for their previous work or life experiences. Contact our PLA Coordinator for additional information. Please note that PLA credits provided by Martin University may only be used towards a Martin University degree.
Yes, Martin University accepts credits from other institutions of higher learning. Please contact the Office of Academic Affairs for specific policies and procedure for transferring credit to Martin University.
Yes, there are day, evening, and Saturday classes at Martin University.
All faculty post their office hours outside their offices. Please refer to these postings for availability.
No, Martin University was founded in 1977, too late to be designated an HBCU. However, Martin University is the only accredited, liberal arts predominately black institution (PBI) of higher learning in Indiana.
No, while Martin University grew out of Martin Center - the original name of the school was Martin College. Martin Center, Inc. has always been a separate entity.
If you would like to donate to Martin University, you can send your donation to the Office of the President, Martin University, 2186 North Sherman Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46218. You may also contact Jennifer McCloud on 317-822-3489.
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Martin University is located near downtown, on the East side of Indianapolis at the southwest intersection of North Sherman Drive and East 22nd Street.