Adult & Returning Student Admission

Adult & Returning Students at Marist College

Marist College offers over 40 undergraduate degrees, bachelor completion programs, and certificates, making it the perfect place for busy adults who want to start or complete their bachelor's degree. You are considered an adult student if you are a full-time undergraduate student who is 22 years of age or older or a part-time undergraduate (of any age).

Based on post-graduation surveys of the Class of 2017, 97% of adult undergraduate students are either employed full-time or pursuing additional education. Visit our Student Outcomes by School page to learn more about where students are employed or attending graduate school.

The best way to find out about our programs is to attend an event. We offer Information Sessions and Discover Marist Days throughout the year. You can also contact Adult Undergraduate Admission at 845.575.3226 or email adulted@marist.edu to schedule an appointment or visit us at community colleges throughout the region as part of regularly scheduled events.

Thinking About Returning to School or Attending College Part-Time? Think Marist!

Marist has a longstanding commitment to providing educational opportunities that accommodate the unique needs of working adults including full-time and part-time options, 100% online, and hybrid courses. Once you look at what we have to offer, you will see that the time is right to fulfill your goal of a college education.

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2017 Adult Graduation Highlights

Watch highlights from Marist College's 71st Adult and Graduate Commencement.