48 months
43410 USD/year
43410 USD/year
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The Communication - Journalism major from Marist College is designed to stir and enrich your curiosity, resourcefulness, and concern about the issues of the day. You will study the history, literature, and law of your field, and you will graduate with years of hands-on journalism experience to ensure your success upon entering the industry.

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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students of the Communication - Journalism major from Marist College will be able to produce visual, audio, and/or written works of excellence.
  • Students will be able to engage with the theoretical and historical underpinnings of communication.
  • Students will be able to gather, critically evaluate, and synthesize information from various sources.

Engage in Real-World Journalism

Marist’s Journalism students have access to a wide range of opportunities for hands-on experience in the field. Over 83% of Marist students complete at least one internship, and being only 90 minutes away from both New York City and Albany, NY, you’ll have special access to journalistic epicenters of the world. Alongside internship experiences, you’ll have access to on-campus journalistic hubs like:

  • Marist Circle: the main school newspaper written, photographed, edited, designed, and produced by and for the Red Fox Community.
  • The Society of Professional Journalists: join the Marist chapter of the premier professional society for journalists in the United States, and engage with working journalists as guest speakers and mentors, and gain access to journalism awards and training seminars.
  • Marist Poll: the College’s survey and polling research center provides Journalism and other students access to important political and social data and also offers exciting activities and excursions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • News Editing
  • Broadcast Newswriting
  • Magazine Layout & Design
  • Producing the Newscast
  • Photojournalism
  • Mass Communication Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early Decision: November 15th
    • Early Action: November 15th
    • Early Decision 2: February 1st


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application: You can choose between the Marist Application (online or print) or Common Application 
  • Secondary school transcript(s)
  • SAT/ACT scores:  Marist is a test-optional school, but you can still submit your scores for consideration
  • One Letter of Recommendation: Counselor letter of recommendation is required. 
  • Personal essay
  • Any supplemental materials: Check if your desired program requires application supplements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43410 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    43410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43410 USD per year during 48 months.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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