Accepted Student Profile

An Average Candidate

A Snapshot of the Class of '20

We accepted around 41.0% of the nearly 11,088 students who applied for a seat in the entering class of 2020. This year's freshmen include 1,234 students from all corners of the map. In the midwest, students enrolled from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin; on the west coast, from Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington; and from the south, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. Internationally, 28 countries are represented, including Brazil, China, Ghana, Jordan, Mexico, and Turkey. In addition, this year, 42 select incoming freshmen will spend their first year of study at the Marist Branch Campus in Florence, Italy as part of the Freshman Florence Experience (FFE). Marist is rated as “highly selective.”

Below you will find the academic profile of the average student who was accepted.

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

The middle 50% of 2016 admitted students scored between 1740 and 1960 on the Math, Critical Reading and Writing sections of the SAT.

The middle 50% of admitted students for 2017 are projected to score between 1200 and 1390 on the current, redesigned SAT.

ACT: 26 to 30
The middle 50% of accepted students scored
between 26 and 30 on the ACT.