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Marist College

Poughkeepsie, NY

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Marist College, located in Poughkeepsie, New York, is a private institution founded in 1929. Marist students often benefit from the school’s special relationship with IBM. For decades, the IBM staff has worked with Marist students to brainstorm and try innovative technologies. One product of this partnership is the college’s Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Library and Museum website.

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Quick Facts

3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

2013-2014 Tuition

$31,300 Tuition and Fees


5560 undergraduate students
42% male / 58% female


February 1 application deadline
31.4% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1929

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Technology, Computer Programming/Programmer, General, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Computer Software and Media Applications, Other, Special Education and Teaching, General, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biomedical Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Computational Mathematics, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Social Work, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Fashion/Apparel Design, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Fashion Merchandising, History, General, Journalism, Radio and Television, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Organizational Communication, General, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising

Minors Offered

Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Technology, Information Science/Studies, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate), English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, Biology, General, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Women's Studies, Fashion/Apparel Design, Photography, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Business/Commerce, General, Accounting, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism, Radio and Television, Advertising, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 5,560
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,760
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 377
Percent of male undergraduates: 42%
Percent of female undergraduates: 58%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: football
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women:

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