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Undergraduate: Accepted Student Profile

Learn about the academic profile of accepted students at Marist.

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Marist's Accepted Student Profile

A Snapshot of the Class of '27

We selected our class of over 1,300 first-year from nearly 11,000 applicants. This year's first-year student class includes individuals from all corners of the map. In the Midwest, students enrolled from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin; on the west coast, from California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, and Nevada; and from the south, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. Every state in the Northeast as well Puerto Rico and District of Columbia are represented in the class in 2027.

Internationally, 26 countries are represented, including Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom. 
Over 26% self-identify as students of color.

Marist is rated as “highly selective.”

Below you will find the academic profile of the average student who was admitted.

GPA: 91-94 or 3.5 – 3.8 (recalculated)

The middle 50% of accepted students averaged between 91 and 94 for their GPA.


The middle 50% of admitted students scored between 1240 and 1300 on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing sections of the SAT.

ACT: 27 to 29

The middle 50% of accepted students scored between 27 and 29 on the ACT.


The middle 50% of accepted students took between 3 and 6 Honors Courses.

Average= 5


The middle 50% of accepted students took between 2 and 5 AP Courses.

Average = 3