Marist College

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Marist College can be found in Poughkeepsie, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 6,800 students are enrolled at Marist College.

Marist College accepts about 40 percent of those that apply. Of those that are admitted, nearly 30 percent attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Marist College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Marist College was reported as 37.4% in Fall 2013 with over 10,400 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Marist College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 36.0%
  • 2010-2011: 39.5%
  • 2011-2012: 33.7%
  • 2012-2013: 31.4%
  • 2013-2014: 37.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 35.3%

How Does Marist College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Marist College is forty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Culinary Institute of America89.7%
Vassar College23.8%
State University of New York at New Paltz43.6%
Mount Saint Mary College86.0%
Bard College37.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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