Graduate Student Admission
Graduate Student FAQs
Q. What is the tuition for graduate students?
A. Tuition rates vary depending on the program. See our Tuition and Fees page for tuition by program.
Q. Is financial assistance available?
A. Need-based financial assistance is available for matriculated students in the form of loans and scholarships. For consideration, students must complete the FAFSA. For specific questions concerning financial aid, you may visit the Office of Student Financial Services or call (845) 575-3230.
Marist offers graduate scholarships for new students accepted into applicable graduate degree or certificate programs. Financial need is not an eligibility requirement. Contact the Office of Graduate Admission for more information.
Q. Does Marist College offer assistantships to graduate students?
A. Yes, there are some assistantships available. It varies by program.
Q. Does Marist College offer residential housing for graduate students?
A. Unfortunately, Marist College does not have housing for graduate students.
Q. How do I obtain my books if I am completing an online program or course?
A. Textbooks can be ordered online and shipped through the Marist College Bookstore.
Q. What is the GPA requirement for graduate school at Marist College?
A. Most of the graduate programs at Marist require students to achieve a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA based on a system in which a 4.0 is equivalent to an A grade. It is important to note that students will be reviewed holistically based on their completed application.
Q. Are there standardized tests required?
A. Students may be required to take either the GRE (Graduate Record Exam) or the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) depending on the program they plan to pursue.
Q. What is the application deadline for admission?
While we do promote an application deadline as stated below, many programs will accept applications past the deadline on a case-by-case basis.
Fall: August 1 (May 1 for Mental Health Counseling, School Psychology, Education)
Early Action: December 1st (Museum Studies)
Spring: December 1
Regular Decision: March 1st (Museum Studies)
Summer: May 1 (not all programs have a summer entry term)
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