Marist College is offering full tuition, room and board scholarships to study Computer Science and Technology

Marist College is a long-time higher education leader in preparing students to live and work within a technologically driven, rapidly changing world.  Through its partnerships with IBM, Cisco, and other technology leaders, the College’s sophisticated technology infrastructure is at the level typically found only at advanced research institutions. Home of the New York State Cloud Computing and Analytics Center, Marist is offering a special scholarship opportunity for interested and qualified undergraduate applicants interested in pursuing computer science and information technology and systems degrees. These scholarships provide an unmatched opportunity for students to gain academic and professional preparation to succeed in a variety of exciting and high-demand technology fields.

All Scholarship Students Will Receive:

  • Full 4-year tuition, room and board scholarship.
  • Special advising from the dean and key faculty in the School of Computer Science and Mathematics.
  • Leaders from IBM,Cisco,Goldman Sachs,Morgan Stanley, EMC,and other companies will mentor the scholarship students.
  • Opportunity to participate in high-level internships and applied research with Fortune 500 companies such as IBM, Goldman Sachs, Cisco, Morgan Stanley and EMC.

Why Study Computer Science and Information Technology and Systems at Marist?

Cutting Edge Research and Hands-On Training

Marist combines all the qualities of a small private college campus with Research I university opportunities for cutting-edge research. Students enjoy a low faculty-student ratio and hands-on access to state-of-the-art software and equipment. All students are given multiple“Virtual Linux Environments” on which they can install, configure and implement their class projects. In addition, our data communication lab gives students access to the latest networking technologies. Our robotics lab, multimedia lab, and computer gaming day put the power of the Marist platform in the hands of students. With hundreds of academic and industry partners, Marist students work on real-world projects that have a direct impact on the industry. These projects and internship opportunities are a proven path to employment, with many of our students receiving job offers well before they graduate.

Technology Platform

Marist College has a sophisticated technology platform that rivals those of the world’s top research institutions.It supports all our programs in Computer Science and Information Technology and Systems. Open source systems, such as Sakai and Linux, are employed to enhance teaching and learning at every level. The new Hancock Technology Center, overlooking the Hudson River, is the centerpiece for the School of Computer Science and Mathematics. In addition to providing modern classroom space, it is also home to one of the most cutting-edge IT research labs in the world. Students have hands-on access to equipment ranging from state-of-the-art networking technology to the latest IBM enterprise systems.

Powerful Partnerships

Powerful partnerships with industry leaders result in countless opportunities for students at Marist. For over 20 years, Marist has had a Joint Study partnership with the IBM Corporation that has helped place it among the most technologically advanced liberal arts colleges in the country. The Joint Study has also helped Marist develop a world-class technology platform to support instructional, research, and administrative initiatives. Marist faculty are also the recipients of several National Science Foundation (NSF) and New York State technology grants. 

Great Job Opportunities = Alumni Success

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics listed the computer industry as the top industry with respect to growth over the next ten years. So get started on that CS or ITS degree now! Marist graduates are highly sought after by Fortune 500 companies including Goldman Sachs, Apple Computer, Microsoft, IBM Corporation, Facebook,and USAA. Marist graduates have been admitted to Master’s and Ph.D. programs at universities such as Cornell, Yale, Notre Dame, Carnegie Mellon, RPI, and USC. Many have also completed the five-year BS/MS degree at Marist College.

If you are eligible and interested in these scholarship opportunities, apply today! Our online application for admission can be found at In the meantime, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Undergraduate Admission Office at 1-800-436-5483 or