Marietta College: Facts and Statistics
Private, coeducational, nonsectarian, undergraduate, residential, contemporary liberal arts founded in 1835. One of America’s 37 "Revolutionary Colleges," institutions with origins reaching back to the 18th century. Originally founded as the Muskingum Academy in 1797.
Total enrollment for the 2012-13 academic year is approximately 1,430 students from more than 40 states and more than 20 countries.
The College’s picturesque 90-acre campus is in Marietta, Ohio, just two blocks from downtown. The campus includes a state-of-the-art recreation center, planetarium and library. View Campus Map
Marietta, Ohio, (population 15,000) established in 1788 by Revolutionary War veterans led by Gen. Rufus Putnam, is the oldest organized city in the Northwest Territory. Marietta is a river town situated at the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers. Marietta is part of a much larger Mid-Ohio Valley metropolitan area that includes nearby Parkersburg, W.Va. This area sustains a combined population of around 150,000. Marietta is only a few hours from Columbus, Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Visit Us
Approximately 93 percent of students receive need-based financial aid — more than $14.5 million of Marietta College’s funds are committed to financial assistance. Learn More
Marietta College has 103 faculty members, approximately 92 percent of whom hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field.
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Traditional residence hall room:
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Marietta offers more than 40 undergraduate majors. Programs include leadership, petroleum engineering, fine arts, sciences, athletic training, education and journalism. Students have boundless opportunities for field experience, professional internships and study abroad. Learn More
Chartered in 1860, the Marietta College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is the 16th oldest in the nation.
Two semesters (fall & spring) and a summer session. Learn More
More than 120 students are working on master’s degrees in either Physician Assistant Studies or Psychology. Learn More
- Percentage of applicants accepted: 76 percent
- Percentile of admitted students in the top 10 percent of their graduating class: 27.5 percent
- Average SAT score for an admitted student: 1100
- Undergraduate application deadline: Rolling Admission
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Marietta College offers students a contemporary liberal arts education. The institution’s mission is to provide students with an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to critical analysis, problem solving, and the leadership skills required to translate what is learned into effective action. At the center of a Marietta College education are Seven Core Values that form the foundation for all the College does. Learn More
Dr. Joseph W. Bruno (2012)
Gama Perruci, Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Dean of McDonough Center and McCoy Professor of Leadership Studies (2011)
Dan Bryant, Vice President for Administration and Finance (2001)
Larry Hiser, Director of Athletics (2008)
Hub Burton, Interim Vice President for Advancement (2012)
Robert Pastoor, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students (2010)
U.S. News & World Report, "Best in the Midwest" and "Great Schools, Great Prices"; Peterson’s Competitive Colleges; Princeton Review’s "Best Midwestern College"; Barron’s Best Buys in College Education; Forbes.com, "Best in the Nation."
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NCAA Division III and Ohio Athletic Conference
18 teams and nearly 400 student-athletes
Women: basketball, crew, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, track, and volleyball
Men: baseball, basketball, crew, cross country, football, soccer, tennis, and track
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