Undergraduate: Apply to Marist

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Ready to become a member of the Red Fox Family? From the three ways to apply to deadlines to admission criteria, this is your one-stop-shop for all you need to know about applying to Marist.

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Dates and Deadlines

Marist offers deadlines and decision options to suit your preferences and levels of comfort*. Learn which application deadline and decision action are right for you. 

Early Decision 1 | November 15 | Notification by mid-December Early Action | November 15 | Notification by mid-January Early Decision 2 | February 1 | Notification by mid-February Regular Decision | February 1 | Notification by mid-March
Early Decision I

Marist offers two binding Early Decision options in which candidates are limited to Marist as their sole choice. Marist's Early Decision I deadline is December 1, and notifications will be mailed mid-December. Accepted candidates are required to submit a non-refundable deposit by February 15.

Deadline: December 1
Early Action

Marist also offers a flexible Early Action option for students who wish to find out early, but are not ready to commit. The deadline for this non-binding option is December 1, and notifications are mailed mid-January. Accepted candidates will have until May 1 to submit a non-refundable deposit.

Deadline: December 1
Early Decision II

The second binding Early Decision option is Early Decision II. Early Decision II applications must be completed by February 1, and notifications will be mailed mid-February. Accepted candidates are required to submit a non-refundable deposit by March 1.

Deadline: February 1
Regular Decision

The last deadline for freshman applicants is Regular Decision. These non-binding applications must be received by March 1, and notifications are mailed mid-March. Accepted candidates have until May 1 to submit a non-refundable deposit.

Deadline: March 1

SAT/ACT iconTest Optional

While you are welcome to submit your test scores to Marist, it is optional and not a requirement. This helps us put emphasis on your merit and who you are as a person, rather than relying on scores alone. 

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We selected our class of over 1,100 freshman from 11,715 applicants. This year's freshmen include 1,414 students from all corners of the United States and 14 different countries. Here's the breakdown:

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

SAT: 
The middle 50% scored between 1210 and 1340.

See the Full Accepted Student Profile

We selected our class of over 1,100 freshman from 11,715 applicants. This year's freshmen include 1,414 students from all corners of the United States and 14 different countries. Here's the breakdown:

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

SAT: 
The middle 50% scored between 1210 and 1340.

See the Full Accepted Student Profile

AP and IB Credit

Marist's AP and IB credit policies are flexible and student-friendly, with the goal of helping students make the most of their college experience, whether that means accelerating your degree, creating time to study abroad, or taking on another internship. 

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At Marist, we understand that you've worked hard to complete AP, IB, and dual enrollment college courses while still in high school, and we strive to reward your hard work. Our Transfer Credit Roadmap will estimate how many of your AP, IB, and dual enrollment college credits will transfer to your desired degree program at Marist. We'll ensure you make the most of your college experience, whether that means accelerating your degree, creating additional time to study aboard, pursuing another internship, or adding a minor or second major to your degree plan.

See how your credits will transfer

At Marist, we understand that you've worked hard to complete AP, IB, and dual enrollment college courses while still in high school, and we strive to reward your hard work. Our Transfer Credit Roadmap will estimate how many of your AP, IB, and dual enrollment college credits will transfer to your desired degree program at Marist. We'll ensure you make the most of your college experience, whether that means accelerating your degree, creating additional time to study aboard, pursuing another internship, or adding a minor or second major to your degree plan.

See how your credits will transfer
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Students interested in applying should rank in the top half of their graduating class and hold a recalculated average of 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7. Leadership qualities and high school activities are also important. Candidates should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of Science
  • 3 years of Math
  • 3 years of History/Social Studies
  • 2 years of a foreign language
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Students interested in applying should rank in the top half of their graduating class and hold a recalculated average of 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7. Leadership qualities and high school activities are also important. Candidates should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of Science
  • 3 years of Math
  • 3 years of History/Social Studies
  • 2 years of a foreign language
  • Read More