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Marietta College

Marietta, OH 4-Year Private

About Marietta College

Marietta College is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Marietta, OH

Founded in 1835, the institution currently enrolls around 1,254 students a year, including 1,168 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $85,460,235. The school spends $15,569 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Marietta College

Acceptance rate: 74%

Average GPA: 3.6

Mean ACT score: 23

Mean SAT score: 1119

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Marietta College in 2021?

Marietta College is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 74 percent of all applicants are admitted to Marietta College each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Marietta College is 3.6 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1119. The mean ACT scores is 23.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Marietta College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Marietta College, around 77 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 357 students who started at Marietta College as first-time freshman, 180 graduate within four years.

Marietta College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 55 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 93 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does Marietta College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Marietta College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

215 Fifth Street Marietta, OH 45750-4000

Campus Setting: Small Town

Marietta College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marietta College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marietta College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Marietta College ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


20 to 25


20 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Marietta College is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Marietta College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Marietta College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

440 - 600


Reading SAT Range

480 - 620

Marietta College Tuition & Fees

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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Marietta College is like? There are approximately 1,145 students enrolled at Marietta College, including 1,065 undergraduate students and 80 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from OH and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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