There's no better way to see firsthand what Marietta is really like: A college that never stands still in a city that has always been a place for leaders. A campus visit satisfies your curiosity and makes it all real. Most visits include an interview with the Admission office and a campus tour. You can sit in on a class and meet a professor. You can even shake hands with a coach and go to a Pioneers sporting event.

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Navy Blue & White Day

Navy Blue and White Day is an opportunity for accepted students of the Class of 2021 to take another look at Marietta College before making their final decision in the college search. To register or learn more:

Open House Events

Marietta offers several Open House events for prospective students.

Summer Open Houses

For more information about Open House events, call the Office of Admission at 1.800.331.7896
(locally: 740.376.4600).

Virtual Tour

View the Marietta College Virtual Tour

Schedule A Visit

Prospective students and their families may come to MC on a personal visit to see the different areas of campus, meet faculty and staff, talk to students, experience campus life, and meet a coach.

TOURS: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. - noon, and closed on Sundays.

Come and experience all that Marietta College has to offer, schedule your visit today.
Register Here

If you are unable to keep your appointment, contact the Office of Admission, either by phone at 1.800.331.7896, or by email at

Campus Visit Stipend Program

To help prospective students visit our beautiful campus, we offer a stipend to help cover travel expenses.

Distance Fr​om Home
Reimbursement Amount
Under 100 miles $20
100 to 250 miles $50
250 to 400 miles $100
Over 400 miles $400


To be eligible for the stipend, please note:

  • The visitor must have a registered visit with the Office of Admission
  • The amount of the stipend is set by the table above and is not negotiable
  • The student must be a senior or junior in high school, or a college transfer
  • While we welcome multiple visits, only one visit per student will be eligible for a stipend during a given academic year

If you have questions about the stipend program, please contact the Office of Admission, either by phone at 1.800.331.7896, or by email at


Marietta College

Marietta is located in the heart of the Mid-Ohio Valley. Click the image for a Google map.


  • From the North: Take I-77 South To Exit 1
  • From the South: Take I-77 North To Exit 1
  • From the East: Take I-70 West to I-77 South to Exit 1

From Exit 1, keep right off exit onto Rt-7 South . . .

  • Continue through 5 traffic lights.
  • At the 6th light (Kentucky Fried Chicken on right), turn right onto 4th Street.
  • Continue down 4th Street through blinking light turn right at next traffic light onto Putnam Street.
  • Approximately 1 block on the right is the Admission House (red brick with black shutters).
  • Visitor parking is provided on the side of the Admission House.

From the West . . .

  • Take U.S. 50 East to Belpre, OH to Rt-7.
  • Follow Rt-7 into Marietta (will become 3rd Street).
  • Turn left at the intersection of 3rd and Putnam Streets.
  • Continue through 2 traffic lights.
  • The Admission House (red brick with black shutters) is approximately 1 block on the right.
  • Visitor parking is provided on the side of the Admission House.

Arriving by Air
The Wood County Airport in Parkersburg, WV, is located east of Marietta and is four miles from Campus. Commuter connections can be made from most metropolitan areas. (With notice, arrangements can be made for picking up students.)

  • Larger airports with easy access to the Marietta area include:
  • Port Columbus International Airport (OH)
    2 hour drive
  • Pittsburgh International Airport (PA)
    2 hour and 30 minute drive
  • Akron/Canton Airport (OH)
    1 hour and 45 minute drive
  • Charleston Yeager Field (WV)
    1 hour and 30 minute drive

Bus Services

  • Go Bus
  • CABL
    (740) 373.7671


  • Adams Taxi & Transportation Service
    830 Saint Marys Ave, Marietta OH, 45750
    (740) 373.7433
  • A Cab Co
    311 Lancaster St, Marietta OH, 45750
    (740) 374.8294
  • Yellow Taxi
    300 Broadway Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 422.4000

Lodging and Local Attractions

Brick paved streets, historic homes, cultural experiences, and all the activities provided by life on the waterfront present Marietta as a place you can definitely call home. Please see our Lodging and Local Attractions page for a list of places to stay and things to do.