Marist College is on a 242-acre campus in the suburban setting of Poughkeepsie, New York, not far from Albany and New York City.
Marist College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Marist College has fraternities and sororities.
Marist College has several thriving Marist Singers. In fact, more students participate in the Marist Singers than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Marist College include Dance Club, Student Government, Theater Club and Community Service and Campus Ministry.
Marist College students' favorite campus events are Giving Tree, Fox Fest/River Fest and Activities Fair.
This table offers information on housing at Marist College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||66%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,485|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,384|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||34%|
Marist College offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Marist College students live on campus. In 2022, 66% of undergrads at Marist College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Marist College. There are 3,485 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,510 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,384 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.
Marist College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Marist 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 Marist College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Crew||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Bowling||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||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.
Marist College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Marist College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Marist 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.
Additionally, Marist College has night residence hall monitors.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Marist College, take New York State Thruway to Poughkeepsie, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Stewart International airport.
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