Marist College is a private college situated in Poughkeepsie, New York. It was established in 1929. The college offers liberal arts education. It’s a coeducation college. Student to faculty ratio of the college is kept at 15:1. The college has gained institutional accreditation by Middle State Commission on Higher Education. The college is accredited for specific programs by some other organizations like Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education and Council on Social Work Education.
American Studies- for understanding American culture and traditions
Catholic Studies- for knowledge of Catholic traditions and customs
Communication Studies- for development of communication skills
Economics – for understanding utilization of resources around us
English – offered in Writing, Literature and Theater
Environmental Studies- for better understanding of environment around us and practices to enhance it
General Communication- for gaining adroitness in general communication
Hudson River Valley Regional Studies- for knowledge of culture of Hudson River valley civilizations
Italian – for achieving dexterity in Italian language through literature
Latin American & Caribbean Studies- program entailing culture and history of Latin American civilizations and civilizations around Caribbean Sea
Philosophy- for gaining wisdom through sayings and explanations of great thinkers
Psychology – for better understanding of human behavior and psyche
Social Work- for those who want to serve mankind
Sports Communication- opening number of career options
Besides, the college also conducts some adult undergraduate programs like BA Psychology Degree Completion Program, Financial Planning, Organizational Leadership & Communication, Social Work Degree Completion Program and some Online courses for adults.
Marist college helps students to obtain student loans easily. The provide guidance on finding best suited loans for styudents. The college also grants a number of merit scholarships. Students can also contact concerned officers of college to provide some work opportunities while studying in college.
Students can join any of the student organizations of the college like Alpha Kappa Psi, Criminal Justice Society, Math Club, Teachers of Tomorrow, Dance Team, Shred Foxes, Volleyball Team, Generator Magazine, Marist Singers, The Circle, Advertising Club, Athletic Trainers Club, Lambda Pi Eta, Phi Delta Epsilon, SIFE, Society for Human Resource Management, Anime Society, Chess Club, Gender Equality Club, Reserve Officer Training Corps , Alpha Sigma Tau, Theta Delta Chi etc.
Marist health services are provided by qualified persons. You can contact this department for any kind of general or emergency situation. The college also provides counseling services for students encountering meantal and psychological issues. These counselings are provided in both individual or group sessions. Such counselings are kept fully confidential.