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Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Studies at Marist College

Marist College offers students the power of a global university with the personal touch of a leading liberal arts college. Founded in 1929, Marist's 210-acre campus overlooks the Hudson River in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and Albany, the state capital. Marist also has a campus in Florence, Italy, offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as study abroad opportunities. 

We encourage you to fully explore our website to learn more about the students, faculty, and alumni that call Marist home. When you have questions, would like additional information, or want to schedule a campus visit, please contact us at your convenience. The Marist admission staff is here to help you at any time.

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Congratulations on your acceptance to Marist, Class of 2024! We understand that your college decision will be one of the most important decisions you and your family 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, as well as our Virtual Admitted Student Experience for new ways to interact with members of the Marist community, explore campus through our virtual tour, help with next steps, and much more.

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Congratulations on your acceptance to Marist, Class of 2024! We understand that your college decision will be one of the most important decisions you and your family 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, as well as our Virtual Admitted Student Experience for new ways to interact with members of the Marist community, explore campus through our virtual tour, help with next steps, and much more.

Admitted Student Checklist >

Virtual Admitted Student Experience >

Have Your Questions Answered

Whether you would like to speak to an Admission Counselor, Student Financial Services staff, or a current student, we at Marist are ready and excited to answer all your questions.

We accepted 49.0% of the nearly 11,260 students who applied for a seat in the entering class of 2023. This year's freshmen include 1,414 students from all corners of the United States and 27 different countries. Here's the breakdown:

GPA: 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7 (recalculated)
The middle 50% of accepted students averaged between 87 and 93 for their GPA.

SAT: 
The middle 50% scored between 1210 and 1360.

See the Full Accepted Student Profile
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We accepted 49.0% of the nearly 11,260 students who applied for a seat in the entering class of 2023. This year's freshmen include 1,414 students from all corners of the United States and 27 different countries. Here's the breakdown:

GPA: 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7 (recalculated)
The middle 50% of accepted students averaged between 87 and 93 for their GPA.

SAT: 
The middle 50% scored between 1210 and 1360.

See the Full Accepted Student Profile

At Marist, we're very proud of our holistic approach to our admission process, seeing each student as a person rather than a series of grades. Here are some of the key points of the Marist admission process.

View the videos below or check out our YouTube channel for a close-up look at life as a Red Fox.

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