Why Madonna?

Founded: 1937
Location: Livonia, Michigan
President: Michael A. Grandillo, Ph.D.
Motto: Sapientia Desursum - "Wisdom from Above"
Colors: Blue and Gold
Mascot: Crusaders
Students: About 2,460 undergraduate | About 640 graduate
Faculty: 123 faculty members | 13:1 student-faculty ratio


  • Associate and bachelor's degrees in more than 100 career-focused majors
  • Graduate School delivers more than 30 master's programs and one doctoral nursing program
  • Celebrates more than 50 years of excellence in nursing education
  • First in the country to offer a bachelor's degree in Sign Language Studies
  • Only formal University-based program for hospice and palliative studies at the bachelor’s and master's levels

Undergrad Tuition: $19,500 full-time tuition for 30-36 credits, nursing credits and room and board extra

Campus Locations: Livonia (main campus) | Gaylord | Macomb | China


  • Madonna University is a member of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC), the Mid-States Football Association (MSFA) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
  • 22 men’s and women’s varsity teams
  • More than 500 student-athletes participate in intercollegiate sports each year