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Marist College offers students the power of a global university with the personal touch of a leading liberal arts college. Founded in 1929, Marist's 210-acre campus overlooks the Hudson River in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and Albany, the state capital. Marist also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as study abroad opportunities. 

Here's what members of Marist's Class of 2017 had to say about their educational experiences:

"Being able to research in my field and present work alongside professors was incredibly fun and satisfying. We were able to travel to conventions and conferences in other countries together and share unforgettable experiences."
Charles Hill '17 Computer Science major
Uxbridge, MA 

"Never have I met so many incredible people in one place. From the students to the teachers and the staff, all of them have had a positive impact on my life."
Leeana Batungbacal '17 Spanish, Communication double major
Maui, HI

"I decided to come to Marist because of the strength of its international programs and how the School of Management impressed me. I was also looking for a school that had a strong community feel where I could focus on college."
Brandon Tehrani '17 Business major, International Business concentration
Los Angeles, CA

"Marist is a tight-knit community that is increasingly growing and diversifying in culture, people, and opportunities and I felt at home on campus. What ultimately sold me was all the wonderful opportunities that the Honors Program had to offer and I couldn't wait to be a part of it."
Julia Paris '17 Political Science major
Brooklyn, NY

"The professors are among the most intelligent and interesting people you could ever meet. They all have their own unique personalities that make them much more than just exciting professors, but amazing mentors and friends."
Tucker Scheld '17 Adolescent Education, History double major
Montvale, NJ

"Not only have I been able to gain amazing experiences in the field that excites me, but I've also met amazing people who have helped make my Marist experience one I'll always remember."
Danielle De La Paz '17 Fashion Merchandising major
El Paso, TX

We encourage you to fully explore our website to learn more about the students, faculty, and alumni that call Marist home. When you have questions, would like additional information, or want to schedule a campus visit, please contact us at your convenience. The Marist admission staff is here to help you at any time.

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