We welcome your application to Marietta College! We accept applications on a rolling basis.  Under Rolling Admission, we will begin sending admission decisions out the week of September 16th, and on a weekly basis thereafter.

Please read this entire page carefully before submitting your application.

If you would like to apply for the 2020 Fall Semester, please fill out one of the applications listed below under step one.


  1. Application Form. You may apply using the Marietta on-line application or the "The Common Application," (If you prefer a paper application, download Marietta's Freshman Application Form (PDF).
  2. An official high school transcript sent from your school.
  3. Guidance Counselor Report Form. Fill in the top portion of the Guidance Counselor Report before giving it to your guidance or college counselor. He or she should complete and return this report directly to Marietta College along with your Secondary School Transcript. A letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor can also be submitted in lieu of the guidance counselor recommendation form
  4. Essay. Marietta requires a personal statement as part of your application. Choose the question you find most intriguing. If possible, you should type your essay (a maximum of 250 words).
    • Why are you considering Marietta College?
    • Is there anything about you that you would like us to know that doesn’t come through on your application or transcript?
    • What was the best day of your life and why?
    • Although we would prefer that you write on one of the options above, you may submit a recent, graded paper submitted for a class.  (There is no penalty for choosing this option.)
  5. Admission Tests. You are required to submit your results from the ACT or SAT.
  6. Teacher Evaluation (optional). Complete the top portion of the evaluation form (PDF), and give it to a teacher who has taught you in an academic subject during your junior or senior year. If you wish to submit another recommendation from a teacher, coach, or club adviser, you may do so.


Statement of Nondiscrimination

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.