Marist Seeks High-Acheiving Science Students
A First-Rate Experience for STEM Students
At Marist, the S-STEM scholars will learn in student-centered, state-of-the-art facilities housed in the Science and Allied Health and Donnelly buildings. Students will participate in a funded summer bridge program, take gateway classes as a cohort, reside in a living-learning community, have dedicated faculty advisors, and be provided with experiential and employment opportunities to reduce financial need and provide valuable discipline-based experience. Students can choose to major in:
Milestone Grant Creates Growth Opportunity for Students
"This grant is a major milestone for the School of Science and a valuable tool in our efforts to help all students reach their full potential. It is our hope that the programs we begin for the S-STEM scholars will promote the academic success of all low-income students in the future."
Dr. Alicia Slater
Dean of the Marist School of Science
NSF Grant Expands Educational Opportunity
“Expanding educational opportunity is one of our very highest priorities. This grant increases Marist’s ability to attract, enroll, and retain a diverse group of talented students regardless of their financial circumstances, and we are grateful to the NSF for recognizing the importance of this work.”
President, Marist College
Your Future In STEM Fields Begin at Marist
99% of students in the School of Science are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.
Along with faculty research, collaborative research opportunities with students in a variety of academic disciplines are encouraged, expanding upon the benefits of a liberal arts education.
According to Data USA, the average annual wage for biology degree recipients is over $108,000 and is growing by nearly 5%.
The Value of a Marist Education
At Marist, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing our students with a well-rounded liberal arts education that prepares them for practical experience and profound success in their field. But don't just take our word for it - the numbers speak for themselves.