Marist College

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General Information

Admission Office

3399 North Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387

(845) 575-3226

(800) 436-5483

Fax: (845) 575-3215

Contact: Kent Rinehart

Dean of Undergraduate Admission
Main Address

3399 North Road

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387

(845) 575-3000

Total undergrads: 5,031

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,022

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,796

Graduate enrollment: 797


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 37%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 88%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Fashion Design B
Fine/Studio Arts B,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Fashion Merchandising B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Organizational Communication B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B,C
Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology B


Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B


Applied Mathematics B
Computational Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Marist College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
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Address: 3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,738
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 84%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 5,165 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $42,500
Out-of-state Tuition: $42,500
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,651

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Marist College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Marist College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 132
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 122
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 553
Education 91
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 22
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 134
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Grand total 105216

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Marist College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $42,500
Out-of-state $42,500
Books and supplies $1,125

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $15,400
Out-of-state $15,400

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,196 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,171 90% $18,651
Student loan aid 740 57% $9,624

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,631 82% $15,944
Federal student loans 2,991 53% $6,580

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Marist College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Marist College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 11,260 4,517 6,743
Percent admitted 100% 52% 47%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 12% 12%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Marist College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,738
Undergraduate enrollment 5,824
Graduate enrollment 914

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Marist College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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