Orange AHRC is a not-for-profit agency founded in 1954 by a small group of parents and family members of people with developmental disabilities. Today, they serve more than 1,700 individuals ranging in age from infancy to senior citizens with developmental disabilities in 28 program locations throughout Orange County, including schools, residences, day service facilities and private homes.
With their mission aimed at creating an environment that supports and advocates for people of all ages with unique abilities and challenges so they can live as respected, valued members of the community and more than 50 years of experience they have become experts in ensuring that all the people they serve experience the full range of human experience and possibility. Orange AHRC is an organization with a positive image in our community and their employees are recognized and respected as valued members of the community.
As a way of saying "thank you" to the many Orange AHRC employees who reside in our community, Marist College is offering special tuition pricing for all employees and their immediate adult family members.
Special Tuition Pricing for Employees
Orange AHRC employees, along with their immediate adult family members, will receive the following benefits:
- A tuition discount on eligible graduate and adult undergraduate degree programs. For our complete list of eligible programs and discounted pricing visit our eligible programs and pricing page.
- Options for Full-Time and Part-Time Master's and Bachelor's degree programs offered 100% online, in-class or a mix of both.
- Enjoy state of the art classrooms for our Bachelor’s and Master’s programs offered on our Main Campus in Poughkeepsie, NY. We also offer a classroom-based MPA option at our satellite locations in Queens, NY, and Albany, NY.
Orange AHRC employees and their families must show proof of employment in order to qualify for the partnership tuition rate.
Adult undergraduate students are defined as students who began their Marist academic career at age 22 or older and who are applying through the Office of Adult Undergraduate Admission. Graduate students are those students who are initiating an application for a stand-alone masters degree through the Office of Graduate Admission.
Final determination of eligibility is made by Marist College.
Marist College offers students a variety of programs on-site and online for both graduate and adult undergraduate (ages 22+) learners.
Please visit our eligible programs page for more information.