Marist is a private, four year liberal arts institution located in the Hudson River Valley of New York with direct access to New York City. 

Marist is consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review. Marist offers over thirty bachelor degrees and twelve graduate programs. In addition to offering over eighty clubs and organizations, Marist is a NCAA Division I university.

Furthermore, Marist College in conjunction with Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici located in Florence, Italy offers seven bachelor degrees and one graduate program available at the Marist Italy campus in Florence.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: American University Abroad; Private; Liberal Arts College; Specialist Institution

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 33%
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include:  Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Art History; Arts; Biology; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Design; Economics; Education; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; History; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Languages; Liberal Arts; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Museum Studies; Music; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Public Policy; Public Relations/Affairs; Social Work; Sociology
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit/talent-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $66,785


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Women's Water Polo

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