Community Organizations

Tompkins Financial Corporation

Tompkins Financial, headquartered in Ithaca, NY, operates 67 banking offices serving New York and Pennsylvania and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The company traces its roots to the founding of Tompkins Trust Company in 1836. For over 175 years, Tompkins has been a partner to their customers by helping them achieve their financial goals and has been recognized by independent analysts as among the nation's strongest and best-performing financial companies. The company’s Hudson Valley bank, Tompkins Mahopac Bank, has 14 locations in Dutchess, Putnam, and Westchester counties.

They provide clients with high-quality financial products and exceptional service in insurance, banking, and wealth management. Tompkins helps the communities they serve by reinvesting deposits as loans to local families and businesses, and by supporting local organizations. They are committed to creating long-term value for their clients, communities, and shareholders.

As a way of saying "thank you" to the many Tompkins Financial Corporation employees who reside in our community, Marist College is offering special tuition pricing for all employees and their immediate adult family members.

Special Tuition Pricing for Employees

Tompkins Financial Corporation employees, along with their immediate adult family members, will receive the following benefits:

  • A tuition discount on eligible graduate and adult undergraduate degree programs. For our complete list of eligible programs and discounted pricing visit our eligible programs and pricing page.
  • Options for Full-Time and Part-Time Master's and Bachelor's degree programs offered 100% online, in-class, or a mix of both.
  • Enjoy state of the art classrooms for our Bachelor’s and Master’s programs offered on our Main Campus in Poughkeepsie, NY.  We also offer a classroom-based MPA option at our satellite locations in Queens, NY, and Albany, NY. 


Tompkins Financial Corporation employees and their immediate adult family members must show proof of employment in order to qualify for the partnership tuition rate.

Adult undergraduate students are defined as students who began their Marist academic career at age 22 or older and who are applying through the Office of Adult Undergraduate Admission. Graduate students are those students who are initiating an application for a stand-alone masters degree through the Office of Graduate Admission.

Final determination of eligibility is made by Marist College.

Complete our online inquiry form to receive more information. All contact information provided is confidential.

Programs Offered

Marist College offers students a variety of programs on-site and online for both graduate and adult undergraduate (ages 22+) learners.

Please visit our eligible programs page for more information.