MARIST COLLEGE, POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK - ADMISSION

Poughkeepsie, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1929Established Year
  6657Enrollment

Marist College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

Mediocrely selective with an acceptance rate of 43%, Marist College is a private institution in Poughkeepsie offering courses majorly in liberal arts. Students can choose from over 40 majors for an undergraduate degree and around 15 for a graduate degree.

  • Applications can be made online with the university admission portal and at the GradCAS portal
  • Applications are invited for fall and spring semester
  • SAT/ACT scores are optional for admissions

Highlights:

Application portal

UG: Online: Marist Online Application or Common Application or MyCoallition Application

Offline: Download and print the application from the official website

PG: GradCAS portal

Application fee

$50.00 for maximum courses

$70.00 for some course

Financial-AidScholarships, Grants, Student-Loan
Acceptance rate43%
College-owned HousingYes
SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE scoresOptional
Intake SeasonsSpring/Fall
International Student percentage2%

Marist College Admission Deadlines:

CourseApplication Deadline
Undergraduate

Early Decision: 15th November 2019

Early Action: 15th November 2019

Regular Decision: Feb 1st, 2019

Graduate

Fall Semester: June 15th, 2019

Spring Semester: November 1st, 2019

Marist College International Admissions

Out of the 43% accepted students each year, 2% are international coming from 60 different countries. International students are expected to meet an additional set of requirements to secure admission in Marist College.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Academic Transcripts
    • Translation of trancripts, if applicable
    • Evaluated transcripts
  • English language proficiency scores
  • SAT/ACT Scores are optional
    • SAT code: 2400
    • ACT code: 2804
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Counsellor Recommendation letter
  • Transcript requirement form
  • Financial statements

English Proficiency Requirements for International Students

The minimum score requirement for admissions is given below:

English language testMinimum Scores
TOEFL (iBT)80
TOEFL (cBT)213
TOEFL (pBT)550
IELTS6.5

Visa Process for International Students

  • Submit a supporting bank letter/ Certification of Finances, a copy of Passport or national ID to obtain Form I-20 from the University.
  • Apply for F-1 Visa
  • Schedule visa interview

Marist College Undergraduate Admissions

The college offers around 40 undergraduate courses to the applicants. The admission requirements and process for the undergraduate are similar.

Where to Apply: Marist Online Application or Common Application or MyCoallition Application

Application fee: USD50

Admission requirements:

  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • One personal Essay
  • The Counselor Recommendation and Transcript Request Form
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts/Mark sheets and their translations
  • Official results of SAT or ACT exam (optional)
  • English Proficiency Requirement if you are a non-native English-speaking student.

The above requirement can be waived if any of the following requirement is met –

  • Completed or currently pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Scored 500 on SAT critical reading or writing section
  • Attended the US or international school taught in English for at least 4 years

Marist College Graduate Admissions

The college offers around 10 PG majors to the applicants. The admission requirements vary for PG programs. Some of the popular courses at the college are:

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Information Systems (MS)GradCASFall Semester: June 15th, 2019 Spring Semester: November 1st, 2019$50+$24Current Resume,Undergraduate school’s official transcripts/mark sheets, Personal statement, GPA- 3.0, GRE scoresTOEFL - IBT:79 IELTS: 6.5, or PTE:58
Computer Science (MS)GradCASFall Semester: June 15th, 2019 Spring Semester: November 1st, 2019$50.00Current Resume, Undergraduate school’s official transcripts/mark sheets, Personal statementTOEFL - IBT:80, or PBT:550, or CBT:213, or IELTS: 6.5, or PTE:58
MBAGradCASFall Semester: June 15th, 2019 Spring Semester: November 1st, 2019$50.00Undergraduate school’s official transcripts/mark sheetsTOEFL - IBT:80, or PBT:550, or CBT:213, or IELTS: 6.5, or PTE:58
School Psychology (MA)GradCASFall Semester: June 15th, 2019 Spring Semester: November 1st, 2019$50.00Current Resume, Undergraduate school’s official transcripts/mark sheets, Personal statement, Three LORs, InterviewTOEFL - IBT:80, or PBT:550, or CBT:213, or IELTS: 6.5, or PTE:58
Professional Accountancy (MS)GradCASFall Semester: June 15th, 2019 Spring Semester: November 1st, 2019$70.00Current Resume, Undergraduate school’s official transcripts/mark sheets should be mailed, GMAT score(optional)TOEFL - IBT:80, or PBT:550, or CBT:213, or IELTS: 6.5, or PTE:58

Applications decisions are in mid-Dec (early decision I), mid-Feb (early action), Jan (early decision), and mid-March (regular decisions). Applicants are suggested to apply with a higher GPA and preferably by early decisions deadlines.

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