Marist College

3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

About Marist College

Marist College is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within a professional field other than business or education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,330
Student Age% Under 2582%
 % 25 and Over17%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time77%
 % Part-time23%
Race/Ethnicity% White66.8%
 % Black4.0%
 % Asian2.4%
 % Latino5.7%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown20.1%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted40%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled29%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT34%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Writing540 / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math540 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3627 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$27,740
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$27,740
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid89%
 % Undergraduates with Loans67%
 % Undergraduates with Grants88%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,600
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,676
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,000
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,050
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,200

Neighborhood Data for the Poughkeepsie Area

Median Age35.1
Median Household Income$39,061
Total Population32,564
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.5% 52.5%
 Age 0-948.2%51.8%
 Age 10-1751.9%48.1%
 Age 18-2446.2%53.8%
 Age 25-2943.5%56.5%
 Age 30-3948.5%51.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White47.7%
 % Black35.7%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino20.2%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.9%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,676
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$817
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50017.3%22.6%11.9%
 $500 to $74947.5%15.4%0.0%
 $750 to $99920.0%41.4%20.5%
 Over $100015.3%20.6%57.8%
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