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Marietta College

Private, coeducational, nonsectarian, undergraduate, residential, contemporary liberal arts founded in 1835. One of America's 37 "Revolutionary Colleges," institutions with origins reaching back to the 18th century. Established initially as the Muskingum Academy in 1797.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

Private, coeducational, nonsectarian, undergraduate, residential, contemporary liberal arts founded in 1835. One of America's 37 "Revolutionary Colleges," institutions with origins reaching back to the 18th century. Originally founded as the Muskingum Academy in 1797.

Education

Marietta offers more than 40 undergraduate majors. Programs include leadership, petroleum engineering, fine arts, sciences, athletic training, education and journalism. Students have boundless opportunities for field experience, professional internships and study abroad. 

Research

Marietta College also provides funding to support student research conducted under the guidance of members of our faculty. These include both academic-year and summer fellowships, both awarded on a competitive basis through the Investigative Studies Program. Students can also apply for funding to present their work at professional conferences. Eligible students may also complete a research thesis for credit through the Marietta College Honors Program.

Career

The Career Center provides career advising; access to experiential education; state-of-the-art job search and graduate school resources and programs; and the necessary tools to transition from Marietta College to the World of Work.

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Services

Student services

  • Individualized Academic Assistance Meetings for
    • Academic Performance and Concerns
    • Study Strategy Assistance
    • Learning Style Assessment
    • Academic Success Planning & Time Management
  • Free Tutoring for
    • Specific Courses
    • Writing
  • Accessibility Services Accommodations for Students with Documented Disabilities
  • Workshops, Study Tables, and Seminars

Library services

The Marietta College Legacy Library has received a donation of two historically significant paintings, both dating from the mid-1830s. The paintings represent two historical structures of significance to the founding of Marietta and were painted by two of the artists active in the area: Campus Martius by Charles Sullivan and Fort Harmar by Sala Bosworth. 

Medical services

The Dr. J. Michael Harding Center for Health and Wellness (CHW) is an integrated wellness center offering services in three areas: Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services and Sexual Assault Prevention. The facility is located in Harrison Hall.

Student Life

Campus life

The College's picturesque 90-acre campus is in Marietta, Ohio, just two blocks from downtown. The campus includes a state-of-the-art recreation center, planetarium and library.

Sports facilities

Marietta College is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Ohio Athletic Conference, a 10-team collegiate conference founded in 1902 and the third-oldest in the nation. The Pioneers compete in 20 varsity sports, including nationally competitive teams in crew, baseball, track & field, women's soccer, softball. They added men's and women's golf to the athletic department for the 2017 season.

Marietta, Ohio, United States

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