Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$40,525

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,181
Declined 6,026
Total Received 11,207
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Private

5,670

undergraduate students

954

graduate students

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School Facts

Marist College, founded in 1929, is a private, independent, comprehensive institution grounded in the liberal arts, located on a 210-acre campus in New York's Hudson River Valley, with a branch campus abroad in Florence, Italy.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,624
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational

210-acre campus in Poughkeepsie (population: 30,614), 75 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Fishkill and Goshen and abroad in Florence, Italy. Served by bus and train; air serves Newburgh (24 miles) and New York City. School operates transportation to local shopping areas. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Albany, New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Stewart International

Marist College
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
12601

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Marist Singers
  • Dance Club
  • Student Government
  • Theater Club
  • Community Service and Campus Ministry

Top Events

  • Giving Tree
  • Fox Fest/River Fest
  • Activities Fair

Fun Facts

  • The Marist Institute for Public Opinion at Marist College, founded in 1978, was the first college-based survey center in the United States to involve undergraduates in conducting survey research.
  • In 2013, the Marist College women's basketball team won its eighth consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • night residence hall monitors

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
85%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
58%
500-599
30%
400-499
3%
700-800
10%
600-699
48%
500-599
39%
400-499
3%
30-36
20%
24-29
60%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,181
Declined 6,026
Total Received 11,207

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
class rank
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
racial/ethnic status
standardized test scores

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 64
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

92%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,327

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,925
Room & board $17,920
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $1,125
Other fees $1,000
Total $60,570
Average Financial Aid - $5,327
Total with Avg. Aid $55,243
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, cheerleading, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, skiing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, fencing, rugby, skiing, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Fencing, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
History, General
Information Technology
Interior Design
Intermedia/Multimedia
Italian Language and Literature
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Philosophy
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

6,624

total students

47%

in-state

53%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

5,670
students

Female
58%
3,288

Male
42%
2,382

14%

954
students

Female
58%
555

Male
42%
399

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

5,139
students

Female
59%
2,983

Male
41%
2,156

10%

531
students

Female
58%
305

Male
42%
226

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 76%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

224

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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