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
5,670
Undergraduates
2,382
Men - 42%
3,289
Women - 58%
954
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 11,207 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
612 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
618 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$61,670
Tuition and Fees
$40,525
Room and Board
$17,920
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$30,065
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,007
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
247
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
6%
10-19
36%
20-29
50%
30-39
7%
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Albany, New York City Population
30,639
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Albany, New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
61% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Red Fox
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
2.7%
Black/African-American
4.4%
Hispanic/Latino
10.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
78.3%
Unknown
0.8%
International Students
2.3% from 64 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
76.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
22.0%