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Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Studies at Marist College

Marist College offers students the power of a global university with the personal touch of a leading liberal arts college. Founded in 1929, Marist's 210-acre campus overlooks the Hudson River in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and Albany, the state capital. Marist also has a campus in Florence, Italy, offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as study abroad opportunities. 

We encourage you to fully explore our website to learn more about the students, faculty, and alumni that call Marist home. When you have questions, would like additional information, or want to schedule a campus visit, please contact us at your convenience. The Marist admission staff is here to help you at any time.

Marist is more than a place, it is an interconnected network, and together it creates a living ecosystem for lifelong learning and growth. Our historic riverfront campus is teeming with opportunity - whether you're collecting samples straight from the Hudson River, 3-D printing in the Steel Plant, or hiking along the scenic Fern Tor trail, our campus is uniquely designed to foster discovery, innovation, and synergy.

Marist is more than a place, it is an interconnected network, and together it creates a living ecosystem for lifelong learning and growth. Our historic riverfront campus is teeming with opportunity - whether you're collecting samples straight from the Hudson River, 3-D printing in the Steel Plant, or hiking along the scenic Fern Tor trail, our campus is uniquely designed to foster discovery, innovation, and synergy.

We accepted 49.0% of the nearly 11,260 students who applied for a seat in the entering class of 2023. This year's freshmen include 1,414 students from all corners of the United States and 27 different countries. Here's the breakdown:

GPA: 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7 (recalculated)
The middle 50% of accepted students averaged between 87 and 93 for their GPA.

SAT: 
The middle 50% scored between 1210 and 1360.

See the Full Accepted Student Profile
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We accepted 49.0% of the nearly 11,260 students who applied for a seat in the entering class of 2023. This year's freshmen include 1,414 students from all corners of the United States and 27 different countries. Here's the breakdown:

GPA: 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7 (recalculated)
The middle 50% of accepted students averaged between 87 and 93 for their GPA.

SAT: 
The middle 50% scored between 1210 and 1360.

See the Full Accepted Student Profile

At Marist, we're very proud of our holistic approach to our admission process, seeing each student as a person rather than a series of grades. Here are some of the key points of the Marist admission process.

View the videos below or check out our YouTube channel for a close-up look at life as a Red Fox.

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