Admissions Frequently-Asked Questions
What percentage of Marist students graduate and attend college?
97% of our students graduate in 4 years. In the last 3 years, 94 % continued on to higher education; 13% attended a 2-year institution and 81% attended a 4-year institution. Our school profile may be viewed here.
Do students receive a full schedule of classes?
Yes, all students receive a full schedule of 7 classes without free periods or study halls. A course overview of all classes is available and our Course Catalog may be viewed here.
How much does it cost to attend Marist?
To learn about tuition, fees and tuition assistance, visit our tuition assistance page.
Does Marist have an open campus?
No, Marist has a closed campus. Generally seniors, with parental permission, may elect to take 6 classes instead of 7 and have a free period during which they may go off campus. Our closed campus helps to create community and foster student relationships in a safe environment.
What extra-curricular activities does Marist offer?
Marist offers a wide variety of activities, clubs, and sports from football and golf to theatre and music to NHS and chess club. Almost 97% of Marist students participate in extra-curricular activities. There is no additional fee to play sports. To see all that we offer, check out our view book.
Do you have to be Catholic to attend Marist?
We welcome and respect students from all faith backgrounds. All Marist students participate in our Catholic traditions by taking 4 years of Theology class, attending monthly school Masses, and completing 65 hours of Christian service. Currently, our student population is 47% Catholic and our current staff is 56% Catholic.
Does Marist have a dress code?
Marist has a dress code that encourages appropriate dress and emphasizes modesty in a Catholic school environment and maintains an environment conducive to academic goals and achievement. It is a dress code, not a uniform. For an overview of our dress code, please see our Family and Student Handbook.
What opportunities are there for parent involvement?
Parents are invited and encouraged to volunteer their time and talent at Marist. Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to, working in the front office, Academic Resource Center or Counseling Department, helping with athletic events, or helping with the annual auction.