Marist College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Marist College is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,475 students enrolled. This college was established in 1929 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
At Marist College you can receive your 1-year certificate, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Marist College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Business, Management, Psychology, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
91%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Marist College student retention rate is very high at 91% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Marist College is very good: 81%.

Student to faculty ratio at Marist College is decent - 16:1. Find out more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,900
High
Average tuition price is extremely high, about $33,300 a year. The additional fees at Marist not covered by tuition are approximately $600; which comes to a total of $33,900 per year.

Read the details about Marist College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
45%
As reported in recent data, 9,213 applications were submitted and 4,142 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Marist College is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Marist College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (845) 575-3000 or check Marist College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,000
High
Marist College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Marist, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Marist College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high, approximately $9,000 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Marist College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Marist College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Marist College Location and Maps



Post Address: Marist College, 3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601, USA
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