Marist College

private college Estd 1905
Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Marist College

Marist is a privately-run liberal arts college. It received accreditation from the state in 1929 but was founded in 1905 by the Marist Brothers. College-level courses first started at the institute in 1929, and in 1946, it was offered an official 4-year charter by the state of New York. After that, the development of the campus started with the addition of a gymnasium, library, and halls.

Today, it offers a wide variety of academic programs including accounting, biology, cybersecurity, Economics, Art history, and many more. These programs are offered by different schools under Marist College which include the School of Communication and the Arts, School of Computer Science and Mathematics, School of liberal arts, School of Management, School of Science, Scholl of professional programs, and School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Marist’s main campus is located in Poughkeepsie, NY, right along the majestic Hudson River and about 90 minutes away from New York City. There are multiple choices for accommodation, dining, and sports activities. It maintains study centers, academic buildings within the campus. There is a full-fledged athletics program that includes sports like football, basketball, softball, tennis, and swimming. The teams compete at the NCAA Division I level and the institute is dedicated to developing their students not just academically but also physically. The college has campuses in Florence Italy, New York City, and Esopus New York as well.

Marist College has a total strength of around 6,657 students, an academic staff of 232 full-time teachers, and 348 adjuncts. It welcomes students from all over the globe and in the last 10 years, student diversity has increased by more than 50%. There is also a Military Community at Marist College which helps people who served on Active Duty or were in the Reserves. It follows a Yellow Ribbon Program and offers a 25% tuition discount to Active Duty personnel, their adult dependents, and spouse.

There is a long list of notable alumni that have been associated with Marist College and have performed very well in their respective fields. When it comes to politics, Eric Adams – 18th Borough President of Brooklyn, Joseph Borelli – New York City Councilman, Bryan Kaenrath – a member of the Maine House Of Representatives and Patrick Mara – political strategist, are some of the prominent personalities. In the field of arts, actor and comedian – Adam Ferrara, comedian, television personality – Jon Gabrus, Anne Kenney – television producer and writer, and author and journalist – Ed Lowe, are some of the notable names. In sports, Jared Jordan and Bobby Joe Hatton – professional basketball players, Jason Myers, and Menelik Watson – professional football players are Marist College alumni.

Master of Science in Computer Science/ Software Development
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : 6.5
  • Fees - INR 11.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 79
  • Fees - INR 11.2 Lakh

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B.S. Computer Science
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 31.8 Lakh

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B.S. Business Administration
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6.5, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 31.8 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 2 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 79 & Above
BBA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above
BE/Btech - 1 CourseIELTS - 6.5 & Above
TOEFL - 80 & Above

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Not required
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 50
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 1ˢᵗ Dec 2020 - 1ˢᵗ Mar 2021
Spring - 1ˢᵗ Jan 2022

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 2 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 11.2L
USD 15,300
BBA - 1 Course4 YearsINR 31.8L
USD 43,430
BE/Btech - 1 Course4 YearsINR 31.8L
USD 43,430
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