Marist

Marist College

3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, United States
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  • Total Documents
    458
  • Class Notes
    404
  • Textbook Notes
    22
  • Study Guides
    32
  • Currently Enrolled
    80
  • Previously Enrolled
    144

Overview of Marist College (Marist)

About this school

Marist College is a private, liberal arts college. Founded as a college for men in 1929, it adopted coeducation in 1968. Its focus on technology in the educational experience provides students with today's most advanced learning tools. The fully networked campus includes a voice and data telecommunications system that extends to all areas of the college and worldwide through the Internet. Students enjoy a user-friendly curriculum that provides for dual majors, a major and minor option, extensive internship opportunities or a unique study abroad program. The Honors Program is open to all majors and is tailor-made to students' needs. The college's location on the Hudson River is ideal for environmental studies. In addition, the Hudson Valley offers a unique opportunity for the study of history, political science and the arts. Its 150-acre campus is located in Poughkeepsie, 75 miles north of New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,699
    • Men:2,421 (42.5%)
    • Women:3,278 (57.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (Marist)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Marist College is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% 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 required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 1
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
February 1
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
February 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
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: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3399 North Road
City, State, Zip
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601-1387
Phone
(845) 575-3226
Fax
(845) 471-6213
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins April 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins January 15

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
2 required 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
43% of 11,376 applicants were admitted
Women
40% of 6,808 applicants were admitted
Men
47% of 4,568 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,476 (30%) of 4,849 admitted students enrolled
Women
815 (30%) of 2,723 admitted students enrolled
Men
661 (31%) of 2,126 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
604 average |550-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
45%
• Score 500 - 600
39%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
611 average |570-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
11%
• Score 600 - 700
49%
• Score 500 - 600
35%
• Score 400 - 500
4%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
27 average |24-29 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
20%
• Score 24 - 29
63%
• Score 18 - 23
17%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Marist)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,680 (65.99496221662469%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,900 (28.607412738395105%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.7992083483267363%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (3.5984166966534725%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Marist College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 15 | Final deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 31
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002765
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,052 (81.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
768 (73.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
768 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
196 (25.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$27,579
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 749 (97.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,130
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 639 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,351
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 115 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
393 (30.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,150

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,582 (72.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,858 (79.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,857 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
722 (25.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$26,750
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,766 (96.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,425
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,430 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,310
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 305 (10.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,409 (28.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,085

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$37,681
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

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, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Local/State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,687

Academics & Instruction (Marist)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


243

Part-Time Faculty


365

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


30%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 50% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 7% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 44% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

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
429,143

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
879
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


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


89.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


75.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


83%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


83.0%

Programs & Majors (Marist)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (41)


  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Interior Design
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Radio and Television
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (14)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Education--General
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Museum Studies
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • School Psychology
  • Software Engineering

Campus Life (Marist)

Location & Geography

Population


30,639

Nearest Metropolitan Area


210 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Albany, New York City

Weather


Temperature
11 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
24 mile(s) from campus in Newburgh
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Poughkeepsie
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Poughkeepsie

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


66% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


39%

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 I
Mascot
Red Fox
School Colors
White and red

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, field hockey, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Marist College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, marist singers, dance club, student government, theater club, community service and campus ministry

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,085

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,699
Women
3,278
Men
2,421

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.8% Asian
  • 4.3% Black/African-American
  • 10.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.1% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


2.3% from 67 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


958

Student Resources (Marist)

Study resources