Marietta College is on a 90-acre campus in a small town setting in Marietta, Ohio. There are many activities and organizations for Marietta College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Marietta College also has fraternities and sororities.
Marietta College has a thriving Pioneer Activities Council. In fact, more students participate in Pioneer Activities Council than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Marietta College include student government, Panhellenic Council, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and Inter Fraternity Council.
The Marietta College community comes together each year for Homecoming Weekend, Family Weekend and Doo-Dah Day.
Marietta College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Marietta College students live on campus. In 2021, 73% of undergrads at Marietta College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 15% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Marietta College. There are 1,237 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,168 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 913 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Marietta College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Marietta College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Marietta College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Sport||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Marietta College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Marietta College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Marietta College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Marietta College, take Interstate 77 to Marietta, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mid-Ohio Valley Regional airport.
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