Undergraduate Admission

Our core values have created a culture of collaboration across campus and beyond the classroom. Watch this video to see how our commitment to transforming education inspires students to develop lifelong connections, make a difference in their community, and turn their passions into practice.

The energy on the Marist campus and the sense of belonging once you're here is nearly indescribable—you just have to experience it for yourself. We offer a wide range of visit opportunities to suit your comfort level, from guided information sessions and tours to self-guided tours to virtual visits. We look forward to seeing you!

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In-Person Visits

Come meet us! In-person visit options include guided tours, information sessions, and specialty sunset tours.
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Self-Guided Tours

Utilize our self-guided driving tours, and experience campus at your own pace, while still learning about life on the Marist campus.
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Virtual Visits

Can't make it to campus? Participate in a virtual information session, schedule a virtual one-on-one with a counselor, or join our Marist 360 portal! View virtual options >

Marist provides students the knowledge necessary to establish a successful career through a well-rounded liberal arts education. Couple that education with a supportive campus community and a robust alumni network, and the numbers speak for themselves.

Of current students are satisfied with their Marist Experience
Employed or attending graduate school 6 months after graduation
Higher than the national average for a salary 6 years after graduation

Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and in 47 undergraduate majors. Read More >

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Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers By Going Beyond the Classroom

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Ranked 3rd for the number of students engaged in semester study abroad

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Forbes magazine ranks Marist on its list of ‘America’s Top Colleges’

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‘Best Values in Private Colleges’ eleven years in a row

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10th in Top Regional Universities-North

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‘Best Colleges’ that deliver the most value—a great education, at an affordable price, that prepares students for rewarding careers



With 70+ abroad destinations to choose from, Marist is recognized across the nation as a top institution for study abroad programs, giving students the chance to create lasting memories and foster meaningful relationships throughout their college journey.

Imagine walking to class surrounded by century old architecture in one of the most charismatic cities in Europe. First-year students have a thrilling opportunity to spend a full year at our branch campus in Florence, Italy or in Dublin, Ireland. Marist has been sending freshmen abroad for over a decade, providing students with a global perspective, which can be integrated into their chosen course of study.

Ranked third in the nation for semester study abroad
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Over fifty percent of Marist students travel abroad
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Over 70 established destinations around the world

Freshman Florence Experience, Learn more >Freshman Dublin Experience, Learn more >

At Marist, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing our students with a personalized liberal arts education that prepares them for practical experience and profound success in their field. But don’t just take our word for it - let the numbers and our students speak for themselves.

16:1 student to faculty ratio
Student/Faculty Ratio
Undergraduate Students From 48 States and 50 Countries
Highest Graduation Rate in Marist History

Customize Your Marist Experience

Customize your college experience and get a feel for your unique journey at Marist with Custom Viewbook. Create your own Custom Viewbook to explore our student life, 80+ clubs and organizations, and your personalized academic experience, including our wide array of majors, minors, and concentrations.

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If you’re ready to become a member of the Red Fox Family, our application process is incredibly flexible. With three application options to choose from and multiple application dates and deadlines, you can select a method that’s right for you. Click here to see what materials you need to apply to Marist!

Get to know your admission counselor based on where you’re from! Our admission counselors take pride in providing students with individualized attention throughout the admission process and are here to answer any questions you might have about life as a Red Fox. Find your admission counselor below and click on their bio to learn a bit more about them or schedule a virtual meeting.

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