Adult & Returning Students: Apply for Admission

Start your application today for full-time or part-time degree programs.

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). We review applications on a rolling basis for our adult applicants and look forward to reviewing your application with the Admission Committee.
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Part-Time and Full-Time Adult Students

  • Apply ONLINE:
  • Submit official college transcripts (including current course schedule if applicable)
  • Submit official final high school transcript or GED diploma (*Note: this is not required if you have a conferred Associates or Bachelor's degree)
  • Supplemental materials can be submitted to our office electronically at adulted@marist.edu or mailed to the following address:
     
    • Marist College, Attention:
      Office of Undergraduate Admission
      3399 North Road
      Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

       
  • $50 application fee or fee waiver  

     

Application for Non-Matriculated/Visiting Student

Students who wish to take courses at Marist but are not seeking a undergraduate degree, may apply as a non-matriculated student. Often students enrolling as non-matriculated are ones who are unsure if they want to become degree-seeking students or who just want to take a course they are interested in. Students who want to enroll as non-matriculated students must submit a non-matriculated application linked below.

 

Learn more about the admission process for the Paralegal Certificate program here.

Dual Degree in Management or Professional Studies and the Masters in Public Administration 

Once a student enrolled in either the Management or Professional Studies degree has earned 75 credits and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, may apply for admission into the Masters in Public Administration.  Students should speak with their advisor immediately about their interest in pursuing this dual degree program.


Dual Program in Management or Professional Studies and the Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics

Once a student enrolled in either the Management or Professional Studies degree has earned 75 credits, successfully completed MATH130L Introduction to Statistics, and has a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher, may apply for admission into the Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics.  Students should speak with their advisor immediately about their interest in pursuing the dual program.

 

Marist College Codes

SAT code: 2400
ACT code: 2804
FAFSA code: 002765