Marist College

Located in Poughkeepsie, New York, Marist College is a private liberal arts institution which enrolls about 4,500 students in any given semester. Marist College offers more than 60 bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as 20 certification courses. Students may pursue these degrees or certificates via traditional classroom instruction, or via online schooling.

In addition to its main campus in New York, Marist maintains a branch campus in Florence, Italy, and 26 study sites in countries throughout the world, including Australia, China, Italy, Egypt, and England. Marist College also owns and operates the Raymond A. Rich Institute for Leadership Development, located in Esopus, New York.

Marist is consistently ranked among the top schools in its region, and in the nation, by several publications. The Princeton Review has listed Marist among its choices for "The Best 373 Colleges" in the country for ten years in a row. U.S. News and World Report ranked Marist #8 on its list of "America's Best Colleges," in the category of Regional Universities (North). With an acceptance rate of only 33.7 percent, Marist is also one of the most selective schools in the Northern region of the United States.

Marist College offers a number of study abroad programs, which are highly popular among the student body. In fact, Marist's study abroad program is ranked as the 5th Most Popular Study Abroad Program in the country by The Princeton Review. These short-term programs involve a 2- or 3-week long trip to a foreign country, during which time students complete a 3- or 4-credit hour class. For example, Marist's Technology Management class traveled to China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong; the Dubliners and the Literature of Ireland class traveled to Ireland; and the Politics, Community Development, and Entrepreneurship class traveled to Ghana.

Marist College Online Learning Programs
From the Hudson Valley to San Francisco, students from around the nation and the world can now participate in online degree and distance learning opportunities available through Marist College. Online degrees and courses at Marist are offered through iLearn, a collaborative online learning system that provides students a suite of web-based communication, management and learning tools that facilitate between students, their peers and professors.

Marist College currently offers distance learning undergraduate degrees in liberal studies. Distance learning graduate programs include master's degrees in integrated marketing communications, business administration, educational psychology, public administration, information systems, and technology management. Graduate certificates are offered in information systems.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (845) 575-3000
Address: 3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 5,400+ undergrad, 860+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Batchelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition $ 26,162
Out-of-State Tuition $ 26,177
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 15 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT BS/BA MA/MS
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Fashion Merchandising
Management Information Systems
Communication and Journalism
Communication and Media Studies
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia
General Communication and Journalism
Organizational Communication
Public Relations
Radio and Television
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Information Technology Services Administration
Computer Programming - Programmer
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications
Computer and Information Sciences
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology Technician
Information Science Studies
Information Technology
Information Technology Project Management
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
English Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
General Science Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education (multiple Levels)
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training Trainer
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Mental Health Counseling Counselor
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology
School Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
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