Adult & Returning Student Admission

Marist is the perfect place for busy adults who want to start or finish their bachelor's degree.

Thinking About Returning to School or Attending College Part-Time?

Think Marist! Marist has a longstanding commitment to providing educational opportunities that accommodate the unique needs of working adults including full-time and part-time options, 100% online, and hybrid courses. Once you look at what we have to offer, you will see that the time is right to fulfill your goal of a college education.

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Marist College offers over 40 undergraduate degrees, bachelor completion programs, and certificates, making it the perfect place for busy adults who want to start or complete their bachelor's degree. You are considered an adult student if you are a full-time undergraduate student who is 22 years of age or older, or a part-time undergraduate (of any age).

Based on post-graduation surveys of the Classes of 2021, 96% of Marist graduates are either employed full-time or pursuing additional education. Visit our Student Outcomes page to learn more about where students are employed or attending graduate school.

Student Outcomes

Marist College offers over 40 undergraduate degrees, bachelor completion programs, and certificates, making it the perfect place for busy adults who want to start or complete their bachelor's degree. You are considered an adult student if you are a full-time undergraduate student who is 22 years of age or older, or a part-time undergraduate (of any age).

Based on post-graduation surveys of the Classes of 2021, 96% of Marist graduates are either employed full-time or pursuing additional education. Visit our Student Outcomes page to learn more about where students are employed or attending graduate school.

Student Outcomes

Whether you’re starting your academic journey, or deciding to complete your degree, Marist is here to support you at every step. Marist credits students for what they already know with the Life Work Credit Program. Students can receive academic credit for their background knowledge, work experience, training, and organizational involvement. Further, Marist also accepts up to 90% of transfer credits, too! The Transfer Credit Roadmap will estimate how many of your credits from other institutions will transfer to your desired degree program at Marist, track your transfer steps and deadlines, and find resources to ease your college transition.

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Whether you’re starting your academic journey, or deciding to complete your degree, Marist is here to support you at every step. Marist credits students for what they already know with the Life Work Credit Program. Students can receive academic credit for their background knowledge, work experience, training, and organizational involvement. Further, Marist also accepts up to 90% of transfer credits, too! The Transfer Credit Roadmap will estimate how many of your credits from other institutions will transfer to your desired degree program at Marist, track your transfer steps and deadlines, and find resources to ease your college transition.

The best way to find out about our programs is to attend an event. We offer Information Sessions and Discover Marist Days throughout the year. You can also contact Adult Undergraduate Admission at 845.575.3226 or email adulted@marist.edu to schedule an appointment or visit us at community colleges throughout the region as part of regularly scheduled events.

Attend An Information Session
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The best way to find out about our programs is to attend an event. We offer Information Sessions and Discover Marist Days throughout the year. You can also contact Adult Undergraduate Admission at 845.575.3226 or email adulted@marist.edu to schedule an appointment or visit us at community colleges throughout the region as part of regularly scheduled events.

Attend An Information Session

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