Marietta College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Downtown Marietta, Ohio
Downtown Marietta, Ohio. Tim Kiser / Wikimedia Commons

Marietta College Admissions Overview

Marietta College has an acceptance rate of 69% and moderately selective admissions. A complete application includes an official high school transcript, a personal essay, and scores from the SAT or ACT. For more information, be sure to check out Marietta's website, or get in touch with the admissions office.

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Admissions Data (2018)

Marietta College Description

Marietta College's roots date back to 1797 (as the Muskingum Academy), placing it among a handful of the oldest institutions in the U.S. Marietta is located in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Marietta values close relationships between students and faculty, something made possible because of the school's 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio and its average class size of 20. Undergraduates can choose from more than 40 majors and 85 student clubs and organizations. Pre-professional programs in business, advertising, education, and petroleum engineering are popular, but the school's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned it a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Enrollment (2018)

  • Total Enrollment: 1,130 (1,052 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 59% Male / 41% Female
  • 94% Full-time

Costs (2018 - 19)

  • Tuition and Fees: $36,040
  • Books: $1,256 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,320
  • Other Expenses: $1,538
  • Total Cost: $50,154

Marietta College Financial Aid (2017 - 18)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 90%
    • Loans: 72%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $28,571
    • Loans: $8,129

Academic Programs

Retention and Graduation Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 42%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 56%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Football, Rowing, Tennis, Track and Field, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Rowing, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball

Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics