Tuition & Fees

$36,780

$36,780

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,849
Declined + 6,527
Total Received 11,376
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Private (nonprofit)

5,699

undergraduate students

958

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 2400
ACT 2804

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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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School Facts

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,657
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)

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Poughkeepsie, NY

210-acre campus in Poughkeepsie (population: 30,267), 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.

Marist College
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 3% of male students
 
4 sororities 3% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
49%
500-599
35%
400-499
4%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
45%
500-599
39%
400-499
6%
700-800
7%
600-699
34%
500-599
44%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
20%
24-29
63%
18-23
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application 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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,849
Declined + 6,527
Total Received 11,376

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Kent Rinehart
Dean of Admission
P: 800 436-5483
F: 845 575-3215
admission@marist.edu

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,750

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,780
Room $9,600
Board $5,500
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $52,880
Average Financial Aid - $26,750
Total with Avg. Aid $26,130
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Joseph Weglarz
Executive Director of Student Financial Services
joseph.weglarz@marist.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Non-Tackle Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Tim Murray (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Elizabeth Donohue (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Pioneer League (football)
Mascot
Red Foxes
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Applied Mathematics
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Adolescence Education
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Adolescence Education
Communication
Computer Science
Conservation Studies
Criminal/Juvenile Justice
Data Science/Analytics
Digital Media
Economics
Education
Educational Psychology
English
English Adolescence Education
Environmental Science
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Fine Arts
French
French Adolescence Education
Games/Emerging Media
History
History Adolescence Education
Information Systems
Information Technology/Systems
Integrated Marketing Communication
Interior Design
Italian
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Adolescence Education
Media Studies/Production
Medical Technology
Mental Health/Counseling
Museum Studies
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology Special Education
Public Administration
Religion
School Psychology
Social Work
Software Development
Spanish
Spanish Adolescence Education
Studio Art
Technology Management
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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

Pre-professional Programs

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

6,657

total students

53%

in-state

47%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

5,699
students

Female
58%
3,278

Male
42%
2,421

14%

958
students

Female
57%
547

Male
43%
411

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

5,085
students

Female
58%
2,931

Male
42%
2,154

11%

614
students

Female
57%
347

Male
43%
267

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
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

Transfer Admissions

67%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 60
Countries most often represented China
France
Ghana
Nigeria
Rwanda
Switzerland
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Joseph Giacalone
Executive Director of International Admission
845 575-3989
joe.giacalone@marist.edu.

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