Marist College: Ranking & Review

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Poughkeepsie Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 299 984
Top 6%

Marist College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate43%47%40%
Enrolled undergraduates1,285553732
Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,6572,8323,825

1,577 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

728 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Marist College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $54,880 $54,880
Off-campus $53,980 $53,980
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $15,100 and other expenses per full academic year.

Marist College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,665 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $36,100 $36,100
Fees for full-time undergraduates $580 $580
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $675 $675
Tuition for Full-time graduates $14,400 $14,400
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $800 $800

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 411 58 469
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 239 57 296
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3 62 119 184
Psychology 135 33 168
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 30 69 99
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 60 60
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 54 54
Visual and Performing Arts 51 51
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 50 50
Legal Professions and Studies 44 44
Social Sciences 37 37
Health Professions and Related Programs 25 9 34
Education 21 7 28
English Language and Literature & Letters 26 26
Mathematics and Statistics 25 25
Natural Resources and Conservation 8 8
History 7 7
Physical Sciences 4 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total471,2483521,647

A total of 1,295 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Marist College.

At the master's level 352 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate84%82%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%

General info

MottoOrare et Laborare
To Pray and To Work
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementMarist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.
Colorsred, white, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff995
Instructional FTE350
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address3399 North Rd
Poughkeepsie, New York, 12601
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (845) 575 3215

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