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 7,400 students are enrolled at Marist College.

Marist College accepts about 50 percent of those that apply. Of those that are admitted, nearly 24 percent attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Marist College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Marist College was reported as 49.2% in Fall 2020 with over 11,300 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Marist College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 41.0%
  • 2017-2018: 42.6%
  • 2018-2019: 46.2%
  • 2019-2020: 49.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 42.8%

How Does Marist College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Marist College is fifteen percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Culinary Institute of America97.7%
Vassar College23.7%
State University of New York at New Paltz45.2%
Mount Saint Mary College93.8%
Bard College64.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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