Marietta, founded in 1835, is a private college. Its 120-acre campus is located in Marietta, 115 miles southwest of Columbus. The campus's oldest building, of Greek Revival design, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Website: www.marietta.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,065
Undergraduate
Students
(39.0%) 415 Women
(61.0%) 650 Men
80
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 1,308 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.43
SAT Math
440-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,164
Tuition and Fees
$36,040
Room and Board
$11,330
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$34,019
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$40,196
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
98
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Marietta Population
14,027
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
70% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
Sororities
22% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
5.7% Black/African-American
2.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
75.6% White
8.7% Unknown
International Students
17.0% from 8 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 2  
History 2  
Academic Electives 1  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required July 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Recommended
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
215 Fifth Street
City, State, Zip
Marietta, OH 45750-4000
Phone
(740) 376-4600
Fax
(740) 376-4896
E-mail
admit@marietta.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins July 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
Recommended for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
93% of 1,308 applicants were admitted
Women
95% of 502 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 806 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
305 (25%) of 1,217 admitted students enrolled
Women
110 (23%) of 479 admitted students enrolled
Men
195 (26%) of 738 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.43
3.75 and Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
440-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
25%
Score of 300 - 400
4%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
480-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
27%
Score of 500 - 600
40%
Score of 400 - 500
27%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
4%
Score of 24 - 29
34%
Score of 18 - 23
55%
Score of 12 - 17
7%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 19%
Top quarter: 41%
Top half: 74%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$50,164
Tuition and Fees
$36,040
Room and Board
$11,330
Books and Supplies
$1,256
Other Expenses
$1,538
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
On or about January 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003073
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
238 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
223 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
223 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
93 (41.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$34,019
Need-Based Gift
Received by 187 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,855
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 190 (85.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,594
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 36 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
23 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,812

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
721 (72.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
666 (92.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
666 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
288 (43.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$31,373
Need-Based Gift
Received by 562 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,909
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 568 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,606
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 102 (15.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
130 (13.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,323

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
78%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$40,196
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,800
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
50
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,909
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Radio and Television
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Business/marketing, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, forestry
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
98
Part-Time Faculty
73
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
47%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
336,892
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
475
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Psychology--General

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Marietta Population
14,027
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
90 acres

Weather

Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 80.4 average high in September
Rain
152 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Marietta
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Charleston, W.Va.

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
70% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
30%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Navy blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Crew x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Crew x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, pioneer activities council, student government, panhellenic council, inter-varsity christian fellowship, inter fraternity council
Sororities
22% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,065
Women
415 (39.0%)
Men
650 (61.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
954
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
5.7% Black/African-American
2.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
75.6% White
8.7% Unknown
International Students.
17.0% from 8 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
80

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
48.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
49.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
93%
Average Starting Salary
93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2%
Engineering 1%
Arts and Sciences 20%
Medicine 3%
Other 2.7%

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