Admission & Financial Aid
Accepted Student Profile
An Average Candidate
A Snapshot of the Class of '23
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 map. In the Midwest, students enrolled from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin; on the west coast, from Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington; and from the south, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
Internationally, 27 countries are represented, including Brazil, China, El Salvador, Ghana, India, Japan, Kenya, Nepal, Poland, Rwanda, Switzerland, and Taiwan. In addition, this year, 36 select incoming freshmen will spend their first year of study at the Marist campus in Florence, Italy as part of the Freshman Florence Experience (FFE), and 20 select incoming freshmen will spend their first year of study as part of the Freshman Dublin Experience (FDE). Marist is rated as “highly selective.”
Below you will find the academic profile of the average student who was accepted.
GPA: 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7 (recalculated)
The middle 50% of accepted students averaged between 87 and 93 for their GPA.
The middle 50% of 2019 admitted students scored between 1210 and 1360 on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing sections of the SAT.
ACT: 26 to 30
The middle 50% of accepted students scored between 26 and 31 on the ACT.