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Marist College
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  • 4 Year
  • POUGHKEEPSIE, NY

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

3399 NORTH RD
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12601
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Pioneer Football League
From Marist College

Marist College offers students the power of a global university with the personal touch of a leading liberal arts college. Founded in 1929, Marist's 210-acre campus overlooks the Hudson River in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and Albany, the state capital. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, offering bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as study abroad opportunities. At Marist, we're very proud of the success of our students and alumni. Based on a recent survey of the Class of 2021, 96% are employed or attending graduate school.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 15
Acceptance Rate
55%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$38,797 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,938 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 66 responses
51%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 116 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 116 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    52%
  • On Campus
    44%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,947 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
735
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 95 responses
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Priveleged
    23%
  • Preppy
    12%
  • Sheltered
    8%
  • I do not look at people this way
    6%
  • Passionate
    5%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
58%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 133 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 142 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 93 responses
  • Beautiful
    46%
  • Best First Semester that I could've asked for
    13%
  • Feels a little like high school
    10%
  • Best four years of my life
    8%
  • Been a struggle, but worth it
    5%
  • Disorganized
    3%
  • Berathtaking
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 41 responses

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