46%

Acceptance Rate

$16,702

Avg.Financial Aid

002765

FAFSA Code

About Marist College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,624

Website

www.Marist.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Marist College is a Private not-for-profit college established in 1905 situated on the banks of Hudson River, on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus.

Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” The college started as a seminary for the training of future Marist Brothers leading to its development into one of the leading colleges of the arts and sciences in the country. Today, more than 44,000 alumni call Marist their alma mater. Marist boasts of a proud tradition that laid the foundation for a state-of-the-art campus for inspiring and preparing students to enter the workforce of the 21st century.

Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts.

  • Marist educates approximately 5,037 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,600 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs.

  • The college faculty comprises 232 full-time faculty lines and maintains a student to faculty ratio of 16:1.

  • Marist College athletics teams are well-known for their terrific performance across different sports. In totality, the college has 23 intercollegiate varsity sports teams and 11 club teams.

  • Marist College accreditation is given by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

 

Marist College is a private university located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Marist College occupies a total area of about 240 acres. It was in 1929 when the Marist College was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Marist College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Orare et Laborare (Latin) and its official colors are red and white. The total enrolment stands at 6,657 students at Marist College. Around 5,824 and 914 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 228 full-time, 350 adjuncts faculty. At Marist College, around 96% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. Finally, at MC around 70% are white, 11% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 6% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. The college has produced several achievers in its 91 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Bill O'Reilly (Commentator, Journalist), David T. Cassaro (Businessperson), Rik Smits (Basketball player), and Bobby Joe Hatton (Basketball player). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. MC offers a total of 215 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). $297 million (2020) is the total value of endowment of the Marist College.

Location & Contact

Address

3399 North Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8455753000
Fax: 8454716213
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

46%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to MC is moderately difficult. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at MC. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Marist College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601. They can also call them at (845) 575-3000 x2077.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$37,421

Average Annual Cost

$38,900

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$700

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,550

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,000

Total One Year Cost

$58,150

Before applying to MC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $61,145. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($42,500), books and supplies ($1,125), room and boarding ($15,920), and budget for other expenses ($2,250). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$242

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

286 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

241 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

88 Graduates

Psychology, General

74 Graduates

Psychology, Other

64 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

56 Graduates

Biology, General

55 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

50 Graduates

Legal Support Services

44 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

42 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

32 Graduates

Computer Science

31 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

31 Graduates

Social Work

30 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

27 Graduates

Political Science and Government

25 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

21 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

21 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

21 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

21 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

Economics

12 Graduates

History

8 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

8 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

5 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

2 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,670

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

15%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

5% Unknown

4% Black

10% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

53%

Out Of State

44%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$83,197 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$9,850/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,700/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,700/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Red Foxes

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pioneer Football League

Total Male Athletes

349

Total Female Athletes

254

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

18

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Football

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,920 per year. Marist College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at MC costs around $5,700 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At MC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 42% male and 58% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$46,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,428

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$212 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,702

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,176

Students Receiving State Aid

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,056

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

90%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,538

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$29,663

$30K - $48K

$25,030

$48K - $75K

$21,735

$75K - $110K

$19,681

> $110K

$13,429

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,327,048

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,518,236

The financial aid department of Marist College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,327, whereas the financial aid is $17,305. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,568, while the institutional aid is $17,305. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Marist College amount to $2,327,048 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $19,518,236.

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