Marist College is a
private, liberal arts college located on the east bank of the Hudson River near
Poughkeepsie, New York. It was established in 1929. The campus is spread across
an area of more than 180 acres. The college offers more than 40 bachelors and
masters degree programs, and over 15 certificates in many Course Topics. The
college is organized into the following academic schools:
School of Communication & the Arts
School of Computer Science & Math
School of Continuing Education
School of Liberal Arts
School of Management
School of Science
School of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Marist College s athletics teams compete in the NCAA Division I s MAAC
Conference. Its official mascot is the Red Fox.
Profile of Marist College
Marist is located in
Poughkeepsie, NY (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit
institution. The highest degree level offered by Marist is the Master s degree.
The school is known for its programs in media.
Marist does not offer open admission. The school admitted just
42% of applicants in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal
scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell
between 540 and 630.
The school has a tenure system for
Marist had 5,727 enrolled
students in 2007.
Full-time students are the norm at
the school. Marist has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm
rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Marist
values student athletics, and belongs to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"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. "
Marist Programs and Degrees
Most Common Majors
Business and Management
business management, fashion
public relations, radio and television, advertising, media studies,
digital communications, organizational communications, journalism,
. . .
studies, English, political science, history, economics, Spanish
language, American studies, French language
psychology, educational psychology,
school psychology, counseling psychology
special ed, social studies teaching, math
teaching, English teaching, biology teaching, Spanish teaching, French
language teaching, elementary school teaching,
. . .
Family and Social Work
public administration, social work
Computer Science and
information science, information
technology, computer science, computer and media applications, computer
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