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Private 4 Year

Marist College Admission Requirements

Poughkeepsie, New York

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Chances of getting into Marist College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
55%
Admission Difficulty for Marist College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Average 
How hard is it to get into Marist College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Marist College is 55%.  It ranks #43 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Marist College is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 6,449 out of 11,715 applicants were admitted.

Marist College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Marist College application fee is $50 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Marist College.

Marist College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Marist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Marist College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Marist College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Marist College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Marist College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Marist College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.1
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Marist College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Marist College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Marist College was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #100 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Marist College accepts 55% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Marist College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 2.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 19.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 17.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 19.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 23.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 18.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

83% of Marist College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Marist College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 83%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Marist College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,145 4,570 11,715
Accepted 3,751 2,698 6,449
Acceptance Rate 52% 59% 55%
Enrolled 638 463 1,101
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 17% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
18

Applicants have 18 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Marist College is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Marist College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Marist College Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Marist College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=192819 IPEDS survey data for Marist College.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Marist College?

55% of those who apply are granted admission to Marist College. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.