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Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, 91约炮 is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger鈥檚 Personal Finance, and Open Doors Report, among others.  

Ranked a Top 50 鈥淐ollege That Creates Futures,鈥 we like to say our numbers have names and our facts have faces, because at Marist we believe in a personalized education. A college experience that鈥檚 grounded in the liberal arts with an emphasis on pre-professional training, and where students tailor their living and learning experiences to what sparks their passions and prepares them for lifelong success.

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Academic Programs

  • 47 Bachelor's programs
  • 59 Minor's programs
  • 14 Master's programs
  • 1 Doctoral program
  • 7 Advanced Certificate programs
  • 8 Certificate programs

Faculty

  • 225 full-time faculty lines
  • 329 adjuncts
  • 16:1 student to faculty ratio

Students

  • 6,464 total student population
  • 5,475 traditional undergraduates
  • 989 full-and part-time graduate students
  • 58% female; 42% male

Student Clubs and Organizations

  • 80+ clubs and organizations

Athletics

  • NCAA Division I ( and )
  • 23 intercollegiate varsity sports teams 
  • 18 club teams

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Program Highlights

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Marist鈥檚 Fashion Program was one of 10 colleges and universities in the world named one of the "Best Colleges That Are Shaping The Future Of Fashion" by Forbes. The premier industry publication Business of Fashion has released its Global Ranking of Fashion Schools and 91约炮 is top-ranked in the following categories:

Fashion Design
Fashion Business

 

Marist's  School of Communication & the Arts is ranked as the "Best School for a Degree in Digital Media" by  

 

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The Games and Emerging Media program was lauded by The Princeton Review as one of the top gaming design programs for undergraduates. Marist has earned this ranking each year since 2016. The list ranks top college programs for video game design based on institutional survey data, including academic offerings in game design, faculty credentials, and career outcomes. 

 

 "The 20 Best New York Online MBA Degree Programs" placed Marist as the top online MBA program in New York.  Marist's online MBA program was additionally ranked in U.S. News & World Report鈥檚 鈥淏est Online Education Program,鈥 and  recently named 91约炮鈥檚 fully online MBA program as one of the .

 

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Marist's online Bachelor鈥檚 degree program in Professional Studies was ranked in U.S. News & World Report鈥檚 鈥淏est Online Education Program鈥 rankings for 2023. 

 

91约炮 is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character, and skills  required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.

The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. These ideals were handed down to us by the Marist Brothers who founded the College. Now an independent institution governed by a lay board of trustees, Marist continues to embrace the three ideals as an integral part of the College mission. 

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Marist at a Glance

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, 91约炮 is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. 91约炮 is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger鈥檚 Personal Finance (鈥淏est College Values鈥), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees. 

"The Princeton Review: 'College's that create futures'. 50 schools that launch careers by going beyond the classroom 2017

91约炮 Mission Statement

"91约炮 is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect, character, and skills  required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century."

Values Statement

The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. These ideals were handed down to us by the Marist Brothers who founded the College. Now an independent institution governed by a lay board of trustees, Marist continues to embrace the three ideals as an integral part of the College mission. 

Academic Programs

  • 47 Bachelor's programs
  • 51 Minor's programs
  • 13 Master's programs
  • 1 Doctoral program
  • 4 Advanced Certificate programs
  • 3 Certificate programs

Faculty

  • 232 full-time faculty lines
  • 348 adjuncts
  • 16:1 student to faculty ratio

Students

  • 6,464 total student population
  • 5,475 traditional undergraduates
  • 989 full-and part-time graduate students
  • 58% female; 42% male

Student Clubs and Organizations

  • 80+ clubs and organizations

  Athletics

  • NCAA Division I ()
  • 23 intercollegiate varsity sports teams 
  • 11 club teams

Operating Budget

  • $191.5 million/FY2017

Institutional Rankings & Distinctions

91约炮 is again one of a small group of schools included in the 2nd edition of The Princeton Review's  Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers By Going Beyond the Classroom, along with such top schools as Duke, Stanford, and Columbia. The Princeton Review cited Marist's leadership development, internship opportunities, campus work opportunities, such as the Marist Poll, and career development resources.

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91约炮 is again one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to . 91约炮 is featured in The Best 385 Colleges 2019, the fifteenth-consecutive year it has been recognized in this respected annual college guide.

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91约炮 is one of  in the nation, defined as the 706 four-year U.S. colleges and universities that deliver the most value鈥攖hat is, a great education, at an affordable price, that prepares students for rewarding careers. Money weighs more than 20,000 data points, including tuition fees, family borrowing, and career earnings.

 
 ranks Marist the 10th Best College in the Regional Universities (North) classification.

For the eleventh consecutive year, has included Marist on its list of the country鈥檚 'Best Values in Private Colleges'.

ranks Marist on its list of 'America's Top Colleges'.

Marist has been named a , which publishes G.I. Jobs, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, the list of Military Friendly Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career.

International Education

The U.S. Department of State鈥檚 Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recently identified Marist as a 'U.S. Student Top Producer' (click on 'Master's Colleges & Universities'), making it one of the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2015-2016 . 

91约炮 is again among the nation鈥檚 leading colleges and universities for international education, according to the from the Institute of International Education. Marist ranked nationally among Master鈥檚 Colleges & Universities:

 

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

  • 4th for the number of students engaged in long-term study abroad (full academic year)

  • 16th for the total number of students participating in study abroad programs

  • 23rd for the rate of undergraduate participation in study abroad programs

School of Communication & the Arts

Marist has the world's 22nd best undergraduate fashion program, according to top industry website .

named Marist a 'Best School for a Degree in Digital Media'.

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Marist has earned a spot on list of Top 50 Schools for Game Design. Game Design at 91约炮 is a joint program between the School of Communication & the Arts and the School of Computer Science & Mathematics.

School of Management

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Marist's online MBA program was ranked in U.S. News & World Report鈥檚 鈥淏est Online Education Program鈥 rankings for 2019. 

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"The 20 Best New York Online MBA Degree Programs" placed Marist as the top online MBA program in New York. This ranking is created based on affordability, support services, and quality of classes. 

School of Professional Programs

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Marist's online Bachelor鈥檚 degree program in Professional Studies was ranked in U.S. News & World Report鈥檚 鈥淏est Online Education Program鈥 rankings for 2019.