Marietta College

Marietta, Ohio
4-year Private university


Marietta College is a private institution established in 1797 with suburban setting located at Marietta, OH. It is ranked 8 in Regional Colleges Midwest in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $36,040 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,065. It practices semester-based academic calendar. Campus facilities include the high-tech Anderson Hancock Planetarium and state-of-the-art Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, equipped with fitness and training facilities, a climbing wall, basketball courts and racquetball courts. Student clubs are organized into seven categories: academic, athletic, campus life, cultural, political, religious and service. Nearly 20 percent of students are members of the active Greek community on campus. All students are required to live on campus in one of the single-sex or coed residence halls, college-owned houses or fraternity and sorority houses. Marietta College grants Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees, as well as master’s degrees. Undergraduates can choose from more than 40 majors ranging from petroleum engineering to middle childhood education.

#8 in Regional Colleges Midwest
Location Marietta, Ohio
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1797
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
1,065 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $36,040
Outstate Tuition Fee $36,040
Room and Board Fees $11,320
$40,100 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


72% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.43 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal
Other Applications Accepted Paper-based Application

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, CPE, CAE, FCE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$38,878 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$33,781 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $50,154
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
--% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline : February 15
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

John G. McCoy Scholarship
Total Worth Equal to full tuition, fees, standard room and board
Eligibility incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA of 3.75 and a 28 ACT/ 1320 SAT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Trustee Scholarship
Total Worth Equal to full tuition
Eligibility incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA of 3.75 and a 28 ACT/ 1320 SAT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Rickey Scholarship
Total Worth $25,000
Eligibility incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA of 3.75 and a 28 ACT/ 1320 SAT
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Legacy Grant
Total Worth $3,500
Details available to the children and grandchildren of Marietta graduate and is renewable for up to four years provided the student remains in good academic standing.
Endowed Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details Students who receive Marietta College grants and/or scholarships may also be eligible for named endowed scholarships. Through the generous donations of friends, alumni, and corporations, Marietta College can offer a robust financial assistance program.


1,065 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
67% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
49% Students graduate within 6 years