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Marist College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Marist College Description:

Marist College sits on an attractive 150-acre campus overlooking the Hudson River, midway between Albany and New York City in Poughkeepsie, New York. Founded in 1929 as a school for training Marist Brothers, the college has undergone significant change and growth over the decades. Today Marist is a well-regarded liberal arts college that earns high marks for its value, its computer connectivity, its business school and its overall academic quality. The college has a 15 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and undergraduates can choose from 32 Bachelor's degree programs. On the athletic front, the Marist Red Foxes compete in the NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC).

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 6,377 (5,560 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 86% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,090
  • Books: $1,750 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,600
  • Other Expenses: $2,170
  • Total Cost: $46,610

Marist College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 86%
    • Loans: 66%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11,364
    • Loans: $7,594

Most Popular Majors:

Advertising, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Fashion Merchandising, General Studies, Psychology, Public Relations, Special Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 89%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 71%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 80%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Marist College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.marist.edu/registrar/catalog/pdfs/undergrad0506/generalinfo.pdf

"Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect and character required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century."

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