Marist College

country rank  249
world rank  699

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University Overview

Founded in 1929, Marist College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Poughkeepsie (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Marist College is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Marist College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 91 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1929
Motto Orare et Laborare
To Pray and To Work
Colours Red, white and black

University Location

Address 3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie (population range: 10,000-49,999)
12601 New York
United States
T +1 (845) 575 3000
F +1 (845) 575 3215

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office 3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie 12601-1387
+1 (845) 5753226
800 436 5483

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Marist Brothers -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Marist College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Association for Biblical Higher Education ABHE-Commission on Accreditation
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


Social Media


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Online Courses

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