Admission & Financial Aid
Accepted Student Profile
An Average Candidate
A Snapshot of the Class of '21
We accepted 42.0% of the nearly 11,374 students who applied for a seat in the entering class of 2021. This year's freshmen include 1,304 students from all corners of the map. In the Midwest, students enrolled from Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio; on the west coast, from Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah, and Washington; and from the south, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Internationally, 30 countries are represented, including Brazil, China, Ghana, Jordan, Mexico, and Turkey. In addition, this year, 50 select incoming freshmen will spend their first year of study at the Marist Branch Campus in Florence, Italy as part of the Freshman Florence Experience (FFE). Marist is rated as “highly selective.”
Below you will find the academic profile of the average student who was accepted.
GPA: 88-93 (recalculated)
The middle 50% of accepted students averaged between 88 and 93 for their GPA.
The middle 50% of 2017 admitted students scored between 1200 and 1340 on the Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing sections of the SAT.
ACT: 26 to 30
The middle 50% of accepted students scored between 26 and 30 on the ACT.