Statement on Admission and Peaceful Protest

February 26, 2018 | Peaceful Protest
In the days since the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, high school students around the U.S. are exercising their right to peaceful protest. There are other demonstrations and school walkouts that are scheduled.
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Class of 2019 closes out first day on campus with Matriculation

August 17, 2015 | Matriculation 2015
Much earlier than in recent years, Marietta College’s new students arrived on campus and participated in the annual Matriculation. More than a week before classes are scheduled to begin, approximately 300 new students filed into Dyson Baudo Recreation Center to begin their Marietta College journey.
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Marietta College featured in 2018 Colleges of Distinction guidebook

November 6, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has been recognized as one of America’s “Colleges of Distinction” for 2018 by a national guidebook and online resource, citing Marietta as a “perfect fit for students who are naturally curious with a pioneering spirit to match.” Since 1999, the Colleges of Distinction website and guidebook have recognized and honored schools...
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New report shows Marietta graduates have greater earning potential

April 29, 2015 | Annual Rankings
  Earning a degree from Marietta College may be more valuable than anyone realized.
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Marietta remains in Top 10 of U.S. News’ annual rankings

September 12, 2017 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College placed eighth among Best Regional Colleges in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report survey, released today. Marietta, which shared the No. 8 spot last year with Dordt College, is tied with the Iowa school again. Each have overall scores of 83. This is the 33rd consecutive year Marietta has made the Top 10 list. Overall,...
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Marietta remains one of the best in the Midwest in U.S. News rankings

September 9, 2014 | Annual Rankings
Whether you attended Marietta College in 1985 or you are currently enrolled, one thing has remained consistent — Marietta’s ranking by U.S. News & World Report.
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Matriculation ceremony adds to exciting first day for Class of 2021

August 23, 2017 | Students
For about 75 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Marietta College’s newest students learned why their new home is such an amazing place to live and learn during the annual Matriculation ceremony at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “At Marietta College, we take pride in assisting you with not only your academics, but your engagement in self-...
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Education Department named one of the best in Ohio

April 22, 2014 | Education
It didn’t take any special recognition from the Ohio Board of Regents to convince Megan McGrath ’10 of the quality of Marietta College’s Education Department.
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Marietta College among Money’s ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’

July 13, 2017 | Annual Rankings
  In the first college rankings of 2017-18, Marietta College has been included in Money magazine’s inaugural list of The Best Colleges for Your Money. Marietta is ranked 562nd out of the 711 schools that received a ranking. The list examined 2,400 four-year colleges and universities nationwide. The magazine states the rankings “are the...
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Marietta recognized by Princeton Review as one of the ‘Best in the Midwest’

August 7, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College remains one of the top colleges in the region for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review’s 2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region. Marietta is one of the 155 colleges named a “Best Midwestern College.”
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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Marietta College introduces summer program designed for women in high school

February 26, 2019 | WISE
During her senior year at Parkersburg South High School, Kelli Barnette ’12 remembers the anxiety she had about heading off to college. That’s just one of the reasons she was passionate about the idea for the Women's Inspirational Summer Experience (WISE) at Marietta College.
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New McCoy Scholar pleased to spread her wings at Marietta

November 1, 2011 | McCoy Scholar
Charlee Ottersberg ’14 (Arvada, Colo.) adapts quickly to her surroundings. “It’s been easy. The transition from living in Colorado to living in Marietta has been easy because I am such an independent person,” Charlee says. “When I would go away to camps I never called home. I have called home a few times, but I do text my parents every day.”...
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HOBY selects Marietta College to host 2017 Ohio South Seminar

December 7, 2016 | HOBY
  Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), a national organization dedicated to training young leaders, has selected Marietta College as the site for its 2017 Ohio South Seminar. President William Ruud and LeAnne Gompf, Corporate Board President of Ohio South Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership, officially signed the deal on Wednesday, December 7th.
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Marietta College’s Cohort Default Rate well below national average

November 12, 2018 | Financial Aid
Marietta College’s Cohort Default Rate, which is released annually by the U.S. Department of Education, is considerably lower than the national average at 4.4 percent during Fiscal Year 2015. The National Cohort Default rate during that same timeframe is 10.8 percent.
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Princeton Review recognizes Marietta as a ‘Best Midwestern College’

August 3, 2010 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College continues to be one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review's 2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region. Marietta is one of 152 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its “Best in the Midwest” section of its website feature, “2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region,”...
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Recent graduate earns CPA’s Elijah Watt Sells Award

September 19, 2016 | Awards
It’s such a miniscule number it almost doesn’t seem real; 0.0008. That’s the percentage of CPA candidates who won the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award — given to those who obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections on their first attempt and completed testing...
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Marietta ranked 13th among U.S. News’ Best Midwest Regional Colleges

September 10, 2018 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College is ranked 13th among Best Midwest Regional Colleges in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report survey, released today. Marietta was also ranked No. 1 in the region in the Foreign Student Factor category. Marietta is tied Benedictine College in Kansas and Loras College in Iowa. Each institution has an overall score of 79....
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About 90 future students spend the day touring MC Campus

June 13, 2005 | 2005
Carloads of families and friends of incoming freshman drove into Marietta early this morning to take part in the first of five freshman schedule days. Of the expected 95 students, 90 found their way to the campus Monday morning (June 13) for a taste of what’s to come. As the incoming students found their groups and sat around campus in the...
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Eleven seniors make up Marietta College’s homecoming court

October 10, 2016 | Homecoming
On Wednesday, Marietta College’s student body will begin voting for the 2016 Homecoming queen and king during the lunch and dinner hours at Gilman Dining Hall. The 2016 Homecoming Court is made up of five potential queens and six potential kings. Voting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00-8:00 p.m. on both Thursday, October 13th...
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College welcomes largest class in almost a decade during Matriculation ceremony

August 22, 2018 | Student News
Marietta College’s annual Matriculation ceremony took a little longer than normal this year — about 20 extra minutes. There were a couple more speakers, but the reason for the extended program was because Marietta welcomed its largest class since 2009 Thursday afternoon in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. “Wow, there is a lot of you out...
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Area high school students invited to Mid-Ohio Valley College Night

September 16, 2016 | College Fair
Area high school students who want to learn more about going to college or joining the armed forces should consider attending the 14th annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night at Marietta College. Representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities, as well as recruiters from different branches of the U.S. military, will be in Marietta...
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Marietta remains on Princeton Review’s Best Colleges rankings

August 14, 2018 | Annual Rankings
Princeton Review’s 2019 issue of The Best 384 Colleges includes Marietta College among the best Midwestern colleges. The nationally known education services company recommends Marietta as one of 159 institutions in 12 states it named to its “Best in the Midwest” list for 2019. A total of 661 colleges and universities nationwide are ranked...
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Marietta places high in new Washington Monthly ranking

September 14, 2015 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College has placed 45th in a national ranking of baccalaureate colleges and universities across the United States in regards to an institutions contribution to the public good.
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