Marietta College

215 5th St, Marietta, United States
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Overview of Marietta College

About this school

Marietta, founded in 1835, is a private college. Its 120-acre campus is located in Marietta, 115 miles southwest of Columbus. The campus's oldest building, of Greek Revival design, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,065
    • Men:650 (61.0%)
    • Women:415 (39.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Marietta College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Recommended
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
215 Fifth Street
City, State, Zip
Marietta, OH  45750-4000
Phone
(740) 376-4600
Fax
(740) 376-4896
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required|Fee may be reduced or waived if student applies online. Check with Admissions Office.
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins July 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
93% of 1,308 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 502 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 806 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
305 (25%) of 1,217 admitted students enrolled
Women
110 (23%) of 479 admitted students enrolled
Men
195 (26%) of 738 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.43
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
440-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
25%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
480-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
27%
• Score 500 - 600
40%
• Score 400 - 500
27%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
34%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,040 (71.94474388150277%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,320 (22.597516668662912%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,228 (2.4513913841977084%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,506 (3.0063480656366033%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Marietta College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On or about January 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003073
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
238 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
223 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
223 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
93 (41.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$34,019
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 187 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,855
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 190 (85.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,594
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 36 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
23 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,812

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
721 (72.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
666 (92.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
666 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
288 (43.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$31,373
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 562 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,909
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 568 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,606
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 102 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
130 (13.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,323

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,196
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,909

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


98

Part-Time Faculty


73

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


47%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 39% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
336,892

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
475
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Marietta College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


48.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (44)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Radio and Television
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering, forestry

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Psychology

Master's Programs of Study (2)


  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Psychology--General

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


14,027

Nearest Metropolitan Area


90 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 80.4 average high in September
Rain
152 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
115 mile(s) from campus in Columbus
Nearest Bus Station
Marietta
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Charleston, W.Va.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


70% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


30%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Navy blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Marietta College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, pioneer activities council, student government, panhellenic council, inter-varsity christian fellowship, inter fraternity council

Sororities


22% of women participate

Fraternities


14% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


954

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,065
Women
415
Men
650

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 5.7% Black/African-American
  • 2.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 75.6% White
  • 8.7% Unknown

International Students


17.0% from 8 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


80

Student Resources

Study resources