Marist College requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Marist College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Marist College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 82% of students who start college at Marist College graduate within six years.
Marist College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Marist College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Marist College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Marist College.
Reminder: Check with Marist College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Marist College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Marist College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Marist College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Marist College
Marist College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Marist College offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Marist College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Marist College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Marist College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Marist College.
❌ Marist College studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the James A. Cannavino Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Marist College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Marist College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Marist College has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Marist College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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