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Marietta College
Marietta, OH
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,144
   Women 442 (38.6%)
   Men 702 (61.4%)
Graduate Students 80
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 61% of 2,700 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.45
SAT Math 552 average
490-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 515 average
460-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $49,118
  Tuition and Fees $35,330
  Room and Board $11,100
Average Percent of Need Met 72%
Average Freshman Award $30,481
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 105
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Marietta Population 14,027
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 76% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Pioneers
Sororities 22% of women participate
Fraternities 14% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
6.1% Black/African-American
2.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.4% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students 15.7% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning 63.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 54.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 90%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 20.0%