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$15K Grants for Incoming Students to Study Abroad

Marietta College is making it easier for students to gain global experience. Fall 2024 first-year students with a 2.65 GPA or higher will receive the Ronald '72 and Simin Shelton Rinard International Travel Program grant valued at a maximum of $15,000 to study abroad.

This funding helps remove financial barriers, allowing students to immerse themselves in new cultures and develop as adaptable, culturally aware leaders. Students can access these funds after completing their first year at Marietta.

The College’s Office of Education Abroad works with students to find the ideal program to complement their interests and goals. Learn more about Marietta’s $15K study abroad grants.

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You value quality education.
We make it attainable.

Our approach to financial assistance is simple: We want to make Marietta College affordable to every qualified student who desires to attend. A high-quality, private education is expensive to provide, and we will expect you to pay your fair share of its cost. However, we are a willing partner with you in making Marietta possible. Each year we commit more than $24 million of our funds to financial assistance. Our program is extensive and includes merit-based scholarships; federal, state, and Marietta College need-based grants; state and federal loans; and student work-study.

Make your college experience memorable.


How much does Marietta College Cost?

A general breakdown of tuition, room, and board can be found here. Also, about 91% of freshmen & transfers receive some form of financial aid. For more information, see the Financial Aid website.

How many students attend Marietta College?

Total enrollment for the 2022-23 academic year is 1,198 students from 32 states (including Washington, D.C.) and 14 countries

What degree programs does Marietta offer?

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

What if I haven't decided on a major yet?

Students can enter Marietta College in one of two ways. You can declare a major or come in as Exploratory with interest areas. Many students choose the latter option to give themselves time to explore the various majors and minors available. For more info about entering as an Exploratory Student, visit the Exploratory Student page.

What do students do for fun?

We have more than 80 active clubs and organizations on campus. They include academic and professional clubs, community service organizations, honor societies, governing bodies, media and publications, religious offerings, sports and recreational clubs, Greek organizations, and various multicultural and special interest groups such as Brother 2 Brother and Global Connections.

Student Organization Guide

And if you can't find what you are looking for already on campus, you can start your own organization. New student organizations are formed throughout the year, and the Office of Campus Involvement staff will provide you with the guidance and materials needed to start a new organization at Marietta College. Check out the Office of Campus Involvement page for more info.

What sports does Marietta offer?

Plenty! From our National Championship - winning Baseball and Gold-Medal winning rowing teams, to intramural ultimate frisbee, cheerleading, and pickup racquetball games, Marietta has your sport. 

Visit the Athletics Department website for more info.

What are the Residence Halls like?

In a word — excellent! Check out the Housing website for general info about Marietta's sleeping arrangements, or start at the housing FAQs for specific frequently asked questions. Also, the Campus Life section will give you an overview of other facets of Marietta life, including dining, parking, campus mail, and more!

How safe is the campus?

Marietta is a small community and a closed campus. Our students feel very safe, even at night. For more info, the College Police Department publishes annual information on Campus Crime Statistics.

How can I learn more about Marietta College?

The best way to learn about Marietta is to visit us! You can also email or call the Office of Admission at 1-800-331-7896, who will be happy to answer any questions you might have.

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If you have questions about Marietta College and would like to receive more information or speak to an admission officer, please complete this form or contact our offices by phone or email at 1.800.331.7896, 740.376.4600, or

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Marietta College admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender orientation, or religious affiliation to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender orientation, or religious affiliation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrated programs. If you have any questions regarding our non-discrimination policy, please contact Marietta College’s Office of Human Resources.

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