The New York campus offers one of the most scenic settings in the heart of the Hudson River Valley, an area renowned for over 400 years of American history. The campus is bordered by the Hudson River on the western side and a lush 15-acre arboretum and hiking area on the northern end of campus. Located in Poughkeepsie, NY, minutes away from the beautiful Catskills and 90 miles north of metropolitan New York City, the scene provides both breathtaking views and outstanding professional resources for your college experience.
Marist College is always improving upon its state-of-the-art technology and teaching methods and striving to ensure that both campuses are filled with resources that will take Marist students’ education to the next level. The James A. Cannavino Library and the brand new Hancock Center of Technology are critical to the New York campus, allowing students to utilize the latest technology in the ever changing global community. Marist is continually developing the way the latest technology is integrated within courses, whether it’s through utilizing multi-media presentations, interactive Smartboard classrooms, or on campus stock investment center.
Students have been traveling to Florence for centuries, inspired by the deep history and rich traditions in art and philosophy. Partnered with one of the most established and innovative educators in Florence, Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici, the Italy campus reflects the innovation meets tradition approach Marist College is known for. Resources range from utilizing the latest software for digital design on Mac computers to restoration of some of Europe’s oldest works of art in the Via del Melarancio classrooms. Of course, being the birthplace of the Renaissance, you will be surrounded by inspiring architecture and have the opportunity to view original pieces of art dating back to the 14th century. The Italy campus allows for cultural exploration through Florence’s rich history, art, cuisine, and architecture. This distinct European city is home to some of the region’s most recognizable buildings, including the Santa Maria del Firenze, more commonly known as the Duomo. As the second most popular study abroad destination for English speaking students, even those arriving with no knowledge of the Italian language or culture will be able to navigate through their new environment with ease. With access to over 70 museums and countless artistic inspirations, Florence is a student-friendly environment which offers the opportunity to study while experiencing one of the world’s most culturally rich cities.