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Marist College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Poughkeepsie, New York, the school offers a suburban setting for students to study in. Marist College has an annual student enrollment of about six thousand.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
- Public Administration And Social Services
Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. This school has an admissions rate of around 34 percent of which only 31 percent chose to attend. More information on admissions can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $32,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to get a better idea of their cost of attendance. The cost of on-campus housing is estimated to be $8,600 annually. Marist College may offer financial aid for students that are eligible as grants and loans.
The Marist College "Red Foxes" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered:
- Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
- Football (NCAA Division I-AA)
Students should visit the Marist College website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Marist College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Marist College is around 6,400 students, where graduate students make up roughly 13% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $35,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Per unit charges are around $700 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||85%||$11,993|
|Receiving Student Loans||62%||$7,596|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Marist College may offer services to students including:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
With a very high graduation rate of around 80%, Marist College is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||70%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||10%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.8%|
Marist College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)
- Football (Pioneer Football League)
- Swimming and Diving
- Water Polo
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Marist College.
- SUNY College at New Paltz in New Paltz, NY (8 miles away)
- Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT (34 miles away)
- Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah, NJ (46 miles away)
- Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT (58 miles away)
- CUNY City College in New York, NY (62 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Marist College for official up-to-date information.