Transfer Students Thrive at Marist College
Marist welcomes approximately 300 transfer students per year from two-year and four-year colleges in the United States and abroad. In fact, 20% of Marist undergrads transferred here – that’s one in five students, and it speaks directly to the strong sense of community the College is recognized for. Transfer students consistently cite the welcoming community, abundant abroad opportunities, and fluid academic boundaries that blend experiential learning, research, and traditional classroom instruction among their top reasons for choosing Marist.
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Transfer Visit Opportunities
Marist is available for in-person visits, which include guided tours and information sessions. Marist is also offering a wide range of virtual visit options so that you can experience our riverfront campus from the comfort and safety of your own home. Or, try our self-guided driving and walking tours which allows you to travel through campus at your own pace and learn about life on campus.
See How Your Credits Will Transfer
At Marist, we value what our transfer students contribute to our vibrant student community. We know you've worked hard and we respect that, which is why we accept up to 90% of transfer credits. Our Transfer Credit Roadmap will estimate how many of your credits from other institutions will transfer to your desired degree program at Marist, track your transfer steps and deadlines, and find resources to ease your college transition.
Speak With a Transfer Admission Counselor
Have questions about Marist or about the transfer admission process? Our dedicated, experienced Admission Counselors are here to help. Click below to meet virtually with an admissions representative here at Marist, and we'll ensure you feel comfortable and excited about your transfer application materials, transfer credits, financial aid, and more.
Marist College offers Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) scholarships to transfer students who are members of the official honor society at their local community college in the annual award amount of $5,000. If you are admitted to the College, you will need to show proof of your membership from your Chapter Advisor in order to receive the scholarship. All PTK scholarship recipients are required to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.85 (B-) as full-time students (12 or more credits per semester) to remain eligible for award renewal each semester. *Effective Spring 2023
Marist Welcomes Transfer Students
Marist Transfer Students: Driven, Innovative, and Self-Aware
One of the main reasons Marist is ranked so highly by US News, Princeton Review, and Barron’s, among many others, is the undergraduate students. Our transfers in particular consistently prove to be the most academically driven, innovative, and self-aware students. Their prior college experience has helped them understand exactly what they want, and they’ve come to Marist to achieve it. Looking for inspiration? Read An Entrepreneur for Accessibility.
Resources for Admitted Transfer Students
Congratulations on your acceptance to Marist! We understand that your college decision will be one of the most important decisions you make. Remember, we're here to help. Our team is ready to answer your questions, guide you through the process, and help you learn about life as a Red Fox. Check out our Admitted Student Checklist for new ways to interact with members of the Marist community, explore campus through our virtual tour, help with next steps, and much more.