Marist College at a Glance
2012-2013

Marist College, recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Barron's Best Buys in College Education, and Entrepreneur, is a highly selective comprehensive liberal arts institution noted for its leadership in the use of technology in and out of the classroom. Founded in 1929, Marist overlooks the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, New York, midway between New York City and Albany, the state capital.

TYPE OF INSTITUTION Independent Coeducational Comprehensive Liberal Arts College
PRESIDENT Dr. Dennis J. Murray (1979 - Present)
CHAIR, BOARD OF TRUSTEES Ellen Hancock
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS 44 Bachelor's programs
12 Master's programs
21 Certificate programs
CAMPUS 210 acres along the eastern and western shores of the Hudson River
51 buildings
37 student housing facilities
Estimated value of $607.4 million
STUDY SITES Main Campus - 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie
Fishkill Center extension
Florence, Italy branch campus
Marist International Programs
(31 countries)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Library, Hyde Park

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook

Organization Leadership & Communication program at New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Rensselaer

Marist in Manhattan, New York City

LIBRARY $25 million "high-tech complex" (NY Times) overlooking the campus green and scenic Hudson River
280,000 volumes
92,499 eJournals
11,248 videos
2.1 million eBooks via HathiTrust Digital Library
Archives and Special Collections, including the Lowell Thomas Papers and the Reese Family Papers collection, which includes letters from Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
The library continues to be at the leading edge of technology and is a completely WiFi-enabled facility.
ART GALLERY Located in the Steel Plant Studios
Rotating exhibits featuring faculty, student, Hudson River Valley, and nationally recognized artists
RIVERFRONT PARK $3.5 million Longview Park, including the Historic Cornell Boathouse, on the former site of the IRA Regatta (national rowing championship)
OPERATING BUDGET $160 million/FY2013
REGIONAL ECONOMIC IMPACT $439 million/year
VISITORS TO CAMPUS 61,000/year
STUDENTS 
  • 6,365 total student population
    • - 4,787 traditional undergraduates
    • - 543 adult continuing education students
    • - 799 full- and part-time graduate students
  • 5,341 students on main campus
  • 3,204 students living in campus housing
  • 58% female; 42% male
STUDENT CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 81
ATHLETICS NCAA Division I (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference - MAAC)
Football, member of Pioneer Football League (PFL)
23 intercollegiate varsity sports teams (12 women's teams, 11 men's teams)
11 club teams
Approximately 1,600 students participating in intramurals
TUITION/2012-13 Full-time undergraduate: $30,700
Part-time undergraduate: $634 per credit
Graduate: $720 per credit
ROOM AND BOARD Plans vary; typical plan $12,600 annually
FACULTY 232 full-time faculty lines
350 adjuncts
STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO 16:1
TECHNOLOGICAL
CAPABILITIES
IBM System z Business Class Server
Cisco Campus Network
Internet 2 institution
10,824 network ports
Classrooms 100% multimedia enabled
39 computer labs (on- and off-campus labs/clusters) In addition, 100% of campus buildings are wireless
100 percent WiFi coverage across campus
Advanced research in High Performance Computing and High Speed Converged Networks
ALUMNI 35,148
9,922 in Hudson River Valley region
11,570 in Metro NYC region
SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS Marist Institute for Public Opinion
Hudson River Valley Institute
Institute for Data Center Professionals (IDCP)
Center for Sports Communication
New York State Cloud Computing and Analytics Center
Student-run Investment Center
Praxis Project for Public/Global Citizenship
Raymond A. Rich Institute for Leadership Development
CONSUMER INFORMATION Consumer Information
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