Tuition & Fees

$36,040

$36,040

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
34%
500-599
41%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
40%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
53%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,967
Declined + 883
Total Received 2,850
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Private (nonprofit)

1,052

undergraduate students

78

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Petroleum Engineering
  2. Finance
  3. Geology
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Codes

SAT 1444
ACT 3290

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Location

School Facts

Marietta College, founded in 1835, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 90-acre campus is located in Marietta, OH, 115 miles southeast of Columbus.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,130
Established in 1835
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Marietta, OH

90-acre campus in Marietta (population: 13,673), 15 miles from Parkersburg, WV and 120 miles from Columbus. Served by bus; air serves Parkersburg (10 miles); major airport serves Columbus; train serves Charleston, WV (90 miles). School operates transportation to airport and shopping malls.

Marietta College
215 Fifth Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
79%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 4% of male students
 
4 sororities 6% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
34%
500-599
41%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
30%
18-23
41%
12-17
18%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
40%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
53%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,967
Declined + 883
Total Received 2,850

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Scott McVicar
Associate Director of Admission
P: 800 331-7896
F: 740 376-8888
admit@marietta.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 331-2709
F: 740 376-4990
finaid@marietta.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Emily Schuck
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
schucke@marietta.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, cheerleading, dance, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, walleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheerleading, dance, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, walleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, football, handball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, volleyball, walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Larry Hiser (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Athletic Conference
Mascot
Pioneers
School colors
navy blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising/Public Relations
Applied Physics
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
Geology
Graphic Design
Health Science
History
Information Systems
International Business Management
International Leadership Studies
Intervention Specialist
Journalism
Land/Energy Management
Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Music Therapy
Musical Theatre
Organizational Communication
Petroleum Engineering
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Accounting
Spanish
Sports Management
Studio Art
Theatre Arts
Vocal Performance
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Petroleum Engineering
  2. Finance
  3. Geology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,130

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

1,052
students

Female
41%
434

Male
59%
618

7%

78
students

Female
82%
64

Male
18%
14

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

992
students

Female
41%
398

Male
59%
594

6%

60
students

Female
60%
36

Male
40%
24

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

35

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nancy Huffman
Dean of Admission/International Admission Counselor
740 376-4507
nkh001@marietta.edu

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