Adult Student Profile

Brian Scott, Marist adult student alumni

Brian Scott
Organizational Leadership & Communication (OLC)


How do I get started?

Fill out the Marist application for admissions and submit to Undergraduate Admission along with your sealed official college transcripts and $50.00 (non-refundable) application fee. We will send you a transcript evaluation at which point you make an appointment to register with an academic advisor.

What if I do not have transcripts?

Upon initial contact, we sent you an Official Transcript Request FormPDF. Fill it out and send to your previous college(s). We need all previous college transcripts.

Is there campus housing for adult undergraduate students?

No, campus housing is not available for students over the age of 22. However, off campus housing listings are available in our Residence Life Office.

Is there financial assistance?

Yes. Financial Aid is available to a matriculated student in a degree program or certificate program. Students must be enrolled in at least six credits and require financial assistance to meet your total expense at Marist College. Students should apply for this assistance while applying for admission.

Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Marist College school code is 002765. If you do not have a Personal Identification Number (PIN), apply for one at You will need a PIN to electronically sign your FAFSA.

For additional information contact the Office of Student Financial Services. You can also download the latest version of Marist's Affordability Guide for adult students which provides useful information about financial aid, grants, scholarships, loan programs, and so much more.

Are there scholarships available?

Adult Learner Grant - Awarded upon acceptance to Marist to adult students enrolling full or part-time (at least 9 credits) at the Poughkeepsie campus.  Awards range from $750 - $1500 per semester.

The Marist Scholarship for Academic Excellence - Awarded upon acceptance to Marist to adult transfer students enrolling full-time (12 credits or more).  Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and 60 transferable credits.  Awards may be upwards of $2500 per semester.

* More information on these and additional scholarship opportunities can be found in the Marist Affordability Guide.