USA Today Ranks Marywood University among Top Best Colleges to Study Health Professions


SCRANTON, PA (January 25, 2016)-Marywood University ranked fourth in top 10 best colleges to study health professions in the U.S. by The USA TodayCollege partner network.


USA Today ranked Marywood University fourth, as it is a fairly priced private university with high retention and low student loan default rates. Among the health professions, some of the most popular majors include dietetics and clinical nutrition, communication sciences and disorders, and rehabilitation and therapy. The College of Health and Human Services also houses a Human Physiology Laboratory where students have the opportunity to perform hands-on research.


“The high rankings received from independent sources, such as USA Today,reaffirm that Marywood University provides our students with top-quality academic programs that continue to raise the standards of excellence put forth by our mission. This ranking is a reflection of the dedication and commitment of our faculty, administration, and staff. Most importantly, it recognizes the academic capabilities and achievements of our students,” said Sr. Anne Munley, Ph.D., IHM, president of Marywood University.


A degree in health professions offers students the opportunity to find jobs in numerous medical positions. Graduates have the opportunity to work closely with other medical professionals to help improve patients’ quality of life. The health profession is a large field and offers students the flexibility to find the specialization that suite them best.


For more information about Marywood University health professions, please visit The College of Health and Human Services, at, or call (570) 340-6001.