• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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During the Business Administration programme from Marist College you'll be both well-grounded and well-rounded, ready to start your career as a socially responsible manager and leader.. You'll start with core business courses in marketing, human resource management, finance, operations management, organizational behavior, and law. Then you'll choose an area of emphasis--international business, finance, marketing, human resource management, or entrepreneurship. Or, you can work with your advisor to construct a customized emphasis.

You'll enjoy active student organizations, competitions, internships, and study abroad at our Florence, Italy branch campus or another location. You'll take advantage of special programs at the Raymond A. Rich Institute for Leadership Development and the Greystone Student Investment Fund. 

Values-driven management is a particular interest for Marist faculty and students. Ethics Week is an important part of every semester, with students and professionals from business actively discussing timely and relevant ethical issues for business management.


The mission of the Marist Business Administration program is to provide a high-quality, professional education in a supportive, interactive, and personalized environment. The program is designed to provide our business graduates with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to become effective, socially responsible leaders in today's competitive and rapidly changing global business environment.

The goals of the School of Management's undergraduate degree program in Business Administration are:

  • To provide a dynamic undergraduate business curriculum, based on a broad liberal arts education that includes an analytical business foundation, exposure to the breadth of the business discipline, and the depth of a primary area of emphasis.
  • To enhance excellence in business education by requiring students to use information and communications technology.
  • To provide coverage of ethical and global issues; exposure to the political, social, technological, legal, natural, and cultural environments of business; and coverage of diversity issues in business.
  • To provide a learning environment that incorporates basic written and oral communications skills in diverse areas of business.
  • To support quality teaching through appropriate faculty intellectual activities.
  • To instill in students an understanding of modern business theory and practice so that they are prepared for an entry-level job or for graduate school.
  • To instill in students the ability to think critically, work in a team, and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


The Business Administration program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the premier accrediting organization for business programs worldwide.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early Decision: November 15th
      • Early Action: November 15th
      • Early Decision 2: February 1st
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Operations Management
  • Financial Literacy
  • Business & Society in a Global Environment
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Ethical Decision Making in Business

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application: You can choose between the Marist Application (online or print), Common Application, or Coalition Application. 

  • Secondary school transcript(s)

  • SAT/ACT scores:  Marist is a test-optional school, but you can still submit your scores for consideration

  • Two Letters of Recommendation: one from a counselor and the other from a teacher

  • Personal essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

  • 1138 - 2480 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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