Marist College

New York, USA

Marist College is a comprehensive independent university based on the liberal arts. Its mission is to help students develop the intellect, character, and skills needed for an enlightened, ethical, and productive life in the global community. Marist believes in the idea that all students, regardless of their primary field of study, should have a broad education across disciplines, be able to think logically and creatively, and be able to communicate effectively.

The campus is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, but Maris College also has an Italian campus in Florence.


Year of foundation: 1929
Number of students: 5000
Teacher-student ratio: 1:17
School type: private
Acceptance rate: 55%

About campus

Marist's main campus is located in Poughkeepsie, NY, right along the majestic Hudson River. The Hudson Valley was recently ranked among the "Best 25 Places to Visit" in 2020 by Forbes, and Marist is proud contributor to the success of the region. Marist College also has another campus which is located in Florence Italy at the historic intersection of European culture and industry. The Italian campus offers mosty Art related Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.

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