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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.