5,699
Students
Financial aid thermometer
26,750
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
42
42%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Marist College is a Comprehensive institution located in Poughkeepsie, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
United States
Contact Mr. Kent Rinehart
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admission@marist.edu
Phone: 845-575-3226
Fax: 845-575-3215

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
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Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,376
Applied
4,849
Accepted
5,699
Enrolled
43%
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Female Admissions

6,808
Females Applied
2,723
Females Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,568
Males Applied
2,126
Males Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st Yes
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th January 15th Yes
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 611 570 660
SAT Math 604 550 660
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,775
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Fees

600
Full-time student fees
17,600
Room & board
11,900
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

26,750
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,579
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,979
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,044
Avg. Loan Aid
9,085
Avg. Grant Aid
16,425
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,699
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.25%
Black or African American 4.22%
White or Caucasian 77.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 2.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.2%
Other 0.81%

Gender

Male (42.48%)
Female (57.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Giving Tree, Fox Fest/River Fest and Activities Fair

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Marist Singers, Dance Club, Student Government, Theater Club and Community Service and Campus Ministry

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
night residence hall monitors

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

608
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 243
Part-time - 365
Male - 321
Female - 287