Tool December 2016

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Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 55.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 27.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 33.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 4.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 37.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 39.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 6.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 45.00%
ACT score 24-29: 57.00%
ACT score 30-36: 14.00%
ACT score 24+: 71%
Students applied: 9,213
Students admitted: 4,142
Admission rate: 45%
Students per faculty: 16
4-year graduation rate: 68%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 91%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,000
Full-time enrolled women: 2,874
Part-time enrolled men: 281
Part-time enrolled women: 421
Total enrollment: 5,576

COSTS

Tuition: $34,550
Room and board: $14,650
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $660
Total cost: $50,860
Cost after need-based aid: $34,556
Cost after non-need-based aid: $42,934
Average debt at graduation: $34,865

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 64%
Average need-based aid: $16,304
Average non-need-based aid: $7,926
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
1,306
Average aid package: $19,674
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,746
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 49%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
46%
% receiving student loans: 71%