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Marist college founded in 1905 by Marist brothers in Poughkeepsie is a global university with a touch of leading liberal arts college. Their core values are excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service.

Marist is not just an excellent college, it has affordable tuition fee and was ranked as “Best Colleges for your money” in 2017 by Money Magazine. Its diverse students base is from different 50 countries where students can form their global network of friends and contacts while studying in USA.

The 77% of Faculty at Marist either has Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field. And the student to faculty ratio 16:1 and the average class size 18-26 students where instructors focus on quality teaching in a small classroom setting.

There are 6,569 total students enrolled at Marist as of now and it has over 80 clubs and student organizations.


  • The Princeton Review ranks Marist under “Colleges That Create Futures: 50 Schools That Launch Careers By Going Beyond The classroom”
  • Ranked A- by College Niche
  • US. News & World Report ranks Marist on #9 “Top regional universities North 2017”
  • Kiplinger’s: “Best Values in Private Colleges”
  • Barron’s: “Best Buys in College Education”
  • Forbes: “Americas Top Colleges” 2017
  • Ranked as one of the “Best Colleges for your money” in 2017 by Money Magazine
  • Templeton Guide: “Colleges That Encourage Character Development”
  • #24 Best colleges for Information Technology in America

Great Internship opportunities

Students from Marist get Internship opportunities in Manhattan, London, Washington and in organizations like American Express, Ernst & Young, Intel, National Institute of Health, Kensington information group and many more.

Types of scholarships

Marist has vast scholarship opportunities for students like Presidential scholarship and Marist scholarship up-to 75% tuition fee waiver.

60-65% – $2000 – $2500

65-70% – $2500 – $3000

70-75% – $3000 – $3500

75% – $3500 – $4000

Other Scholarships

Presidential Scholarships – $ 17,500 to $25,000

Marist College Scholarship – $ 5,000 to $ 12,500

Semester Study Abroad Opportunities

  • Freshman-year abroad experiences
  • Freshman Dublin experience
  • Freshman Florence experience
  • 50% of Marist students study abroad (US average is 10 %)

Degrees available

Graduate Degrees*

  • MS in Information Systems

Concentration areas: – Business Analytics, Information Systems Management, Computer Networks & Security

  • MS in Computer Science Software Development

Specification tracks: – Mobile computing, Cloud computing

*Undergraduate courses as well

Entry requirements

  • Paper based TOEFL 550
  • Internet based 80
  • ILETS overall 6.5
  • GPA above 2.70
  • Grade B- (For +2 graduates)


New York Campus

Located along the Hudson River banks

210 Acres long (nearly 850,000 m2)

90 min from New York City (80 miles / 128KM)

Boston, MA (220 miles / 320 KM)

Philadelphia, PA (200 miles / 320km)

Eco friendly

Marist Italy

Located: Florence, Italy

4 years Bachelor’s degrees

MA in Museum studies

Freshman Florence experience and pre-college programs

Partnered with the Instituto Lorenzo de’ Medici (Courses taught in English)

3399 North Road

Poughkeepsie, NY


For more information about Marist College, please contact Accede Education Center.
Address: Shah Manzil, Narayanhiti Palace Museum North Gate Rd, Kathmandu 44600
Phone: 985-1141894


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