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.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
5,510
Undergraduates
2,348
Men - 42.6%
3,163
Women - 57.4%
886
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 11,582 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.56
SAT Math
580-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
610-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26-30 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$30,042
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,577
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
234
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
6%
10-19
36%
20-29
50%
30-39
7%
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Poughkeepsie Population
43,870
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Albany, New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
66% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Red Fox
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
3.4%
Black/African-American
4.5%
Hispanic/Latino
12.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
75.5%
Unknown
0.8%
International Students
2.0% from 48 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
75.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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