Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$42,290

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,449
Declined 5,266
Total Received 11,715
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Private

6,503

undergraduate students

1,142

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 7,645
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: Large town

Marist College
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
12601

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 1
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,449
Declined 5,266
Total Received 11,715

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

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

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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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,782

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $41,800
Housing $10,250
Food $6,130
Additional fees $490
Books & supplies $1,125
Total $59,795
Average Financial Aid - $17,782
Total with Avg. Aid $42,013

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 436-5483
F: 845 575-3099
studentfinancialservices@marist.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes

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/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, non-tackle football, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Pioneer League (football)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Psychology. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Game and Interactive Media Design. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Information Technology. yes
Interior Design. yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Political Science and Government, Other. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Psychology, Other. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
School Psychology. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration/management
  2. Communication/media Studies
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

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

7,645

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

6,503
students

Female
57%
3,729

Male
43%
2,774

15%

1,142
students

Female
60%
689

Male
40%
453

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

5,285
students

Female
58%
3,078

Male
42%
2,207

19%

1,218
students

Female
53%
651

Male
47%
567

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 63
Countries most often represented Canada
Ghana
India
Italy
Rwanda
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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