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Marist College, Poughkeepsie

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Marist College is a private university in Poughkeepsie, New York. Founded in 1905, Marist was formed by the Marist Brothers, a Catholic religious institute, to prepare brothers for their vocations as educators. In 2003, it became a secular institution.
In 1929, Marist became accredited by the state to offer a wider range of degrees in the arts and sciences. Today, Marist offers 47 bachelor's programs, 11 master's programs, one doctoral program and 2 certificate programs in many academic disciplines. Marist's 180-acre main campus overlooks the Hudson River and is situated along its east banks. Marist has a branch campus in Florence, Italy and offers 50 semester or academic year abroad options.
A member of the NCAA's Division I, Marist sponsors 23 collegiate sports.
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  • We took the turn into the campus at the suggestion of a family we met at an attraction further up the Hudson. Campus is lovely, buildings are interesting, location in the riverside is worth the 15... 
    We took the turn into the campus at the suggestion of a family we met at an attraction further up the Hudson. Campus is lovely, buildings are interesting, location in the riverside is worth the 15...  more »
  • Beautiful campus on the Hudson River. I visited with my daughter as she is a senior in high school. Our tour guide was excellent and gave us a complete tour of the campus even though we could not... 
    Beautiful campus on the Hudson River. I visited with my daughter as she is a senior in high school. Our tour guide was excellent and gave us a complete tour of the campus even though we could not...  more »
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  • Place is spectacular while Korean inspired and focused it was like journey through Asia with a long stop in Japan...haven't had handrolls or raw fish this creative and good at top sushi restaurants.
  • Beautiful, park-like campus in the Lower Hudson Valley, NY. Superior technology through multiple Joint Ventures with IBM. Technological advances, accredited programs Doctorate in Physical Therapy and MS in Physician Assistant Studies. F-1 VISA eligible programs. Top-rate undergraduate programs including top nationally rated Fashion department. Small classes. Personal attention. Stong alumni network. Easy commuter train access to NYC. Branch campus in Florence, Italy.

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