Marist College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$39,925
5.69% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$38,715
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.7%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
49.2%
11,260 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
6,738
81.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
82.8%
909 Graduates

About

Marist College is a higher education institution located in Dutchess County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Marist College were General Business Administration & Management (304 degrees awarded), General Communication (183 degrees), and Fashion Merchandising (95 degrees).

In 2019, 1,821 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marist College. 59.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,411 degrees), 9.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (146 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marist College is $39,925, which is $17,899 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Marist College is $39,925, which is $17,899 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,715.

In 2019, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,925
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Marist College was $39,925. The cost of tuition at Marist College is $17,899 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$38,715
2019 Value
3.46%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Marist College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $38,715. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Marist College grew by 3.46%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,850
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marist College was of $14,850 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.13% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Marist College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 5.13% with respect to 2018, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.7%
2017 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Marist College was 2.7%, which represents 33 out of the 1220 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Marist College received 11,260 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 0.473% annual growth. Out of those 11,260 applicants, 5,543 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.2% acceptance rate.

There were 6,738 students enrolled at Marist College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Marist College has an overall enrollment yield of 24.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
5,543
Accepted Out of 11,260

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Marist College was 49.2% (5,543 admissions from 11,260 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 46.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 0.473%, while admissions grew by 6.99%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Marist College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Marist College has a total enrollment of 6,738 students. The full-time enrollment at Marist College is 5,511 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,227. This means that 81.8% of students enrolled at Marist College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marist College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% White, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.66% Black or African American, 3.09% Asian, 2.89% Two or More Races, 0.089% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0742% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Marist College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.9%), followed by White Male (30.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.7%), followed by White Male (16.7%) and Asian Female (6.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marist College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,738 students. The full-time enrollment at Marist College is 5,511 and the part-time enrollment is 1,227. This means that 81.8% of students enrolled at Marist College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Marist College was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Marist College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,691
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    748
  3. Black or African American
    314

The enrolled student population at Marist College is 69.6% White, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.66% Black or African American, 3.09% Asian, 2.89% Two or More Races, 0.089% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0742% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 397 students (5.89%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 355 more women than men received degrees from Marist College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Marist College is white (1,411 degrees awarded). There were 9.66 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (146 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marist College is General Business Administration & Management (304 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication (183 degrees) and Fashion Merchandising (95 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Marist College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (273 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), and Psychology (176 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marist College are Software developers (542,515 people), Other managers (304,782 people), Social workers, all other (264,154 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (176,795 people), and Computer & information systems managers (131,675 people).

The most specialized majors at Marist College are Communications (273 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Psychology (176 degrees), Legal (55 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (192 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marist College are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, Public relations specialists, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Marist College are Communications (273 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Psychology (176 degrees), Legal (55 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (192 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marist College are Computer Systems Design (664,499 people), Elementary & secondary schools (562,823 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (374,162 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (284,532 people), and Individual & family services (241,175 people).

The most specialized majors at Marist College are Communications (273 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Psychology (176 degrees), Legal (55 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (192 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Marist College.
Most Common
  1. 304 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 183 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 95 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marist College was General Business Administration & Management with 304 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

733
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,088
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 733 degrees were awarded to men at Marist College, which is 0.674 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,088).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 205 degrees were awarded to men at Marist College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.24 times more than the 165 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 165 degrees were awarded to women at Marist College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.805 times less than the 205 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%
100% Completion Time
84%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 75% of students graduating from Marist College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 84% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 84% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (86.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Marist College is Female and White (86.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.5% of graduates (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,411 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    146 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marist College is white (1,411 degrees awarded). There were 9.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (146 degrees).

1.7% of degree recipients (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    852 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    559 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    88 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Marist College is white female (852 degrees awarded). There were 1.52 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (559 degrees).

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Operations

Marist College has an endowment valued at nearly $298M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $18.5M (6.23%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Marist College had a total salary expenditure of $204M. Marist College employs 70 Lecturers, 68 Assistant professors, and 66 Associate professors. Most academics at Marist College are Female Lecturers (41), Female Assistant professors(37), and Male Associate professors (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marist College are: Management, with 151 employees, Service, with 150 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$298M
2019 Endowment
318%
growth from 2018

Marist College has an endowment valued at about $298M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Marist College grew 318% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $259M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.54M - Federal
  2. $3.82M - State
  3. $92.4k - Local

As of 2019, Marist College received $1.54M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.82M from state grants and contracts, and $92.4k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$71.8M
2019 Salaries
3.94%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Marist College paid a median of $71.8M in salaries, which represents 35.3% of their overall expenditure ($204M) and a 3.94% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.86% growth from 2017 and a 4.24% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.4M
Instructional Salaries
247
Number of Employees

In 2019, Marist College paid a total of $22.4M to 247 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
70 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
151 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marist College were Lecturer with 70 employees; Assistant professor with 68 employees; and Assistant professor with 66 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marist College were Management with 151 employees; Service with 150 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marist College was Female Lecturer with 41 employees, Female Assistant professor with 37 employees, and Male Associate professor with 34 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Marist College.

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