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Frequently Asked Questions

QuestionHow much does Marietta College Cost?

AnswerA general breakdown of tuition, room and board can be found here. Also, about 91% of freshmen & transfers receive some form of financial aid. For more information see the Financial Aid website.

QuestionHow many students attend Marietta College?

AnswerTotal enrollment for the 2015-16 academic year is 1,200 students from more than 32 states and and more than 6 countries. For more information see About Marietta.

QuestionWhat degree programs does Marietta offer?

AnswerMarietta 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. Learn More

QuestionWhat if I haven't decided on a major yet?

AnswerStudents can enter Marietta College in one of two ways. You can declare a major or come in as Exploratory with interest areas. Many students choose the latter option in order to give themselves time to explore the various majors and minors available. For more info about entering as an Exploratory Student, download this Fact Sheet or see the For Undecided Students page on the First-Year Student website.

QuestionWhat do students do for fun?

AnswerWe have more than 80 active clubs and organization on campus. They include academic/professional clubs, community service organizations, honor societies, governing bodies, media/publications, religious offerings, sports/recreational clubs, Greek organizations and a variety of multicultural and special interest groups such as the Charles Sumner Harrison Organization, Student Global AIDS Campaign, Independent Musicians Club and many others.

And if you can't find what you are looking for already on campus, you can start your own organization. New student organizations are formed throughout the year and the Student Activities and Greek Life staff will provide you with the guidance and materials needed to start a new organization at Marietta College. Check out the Student Activities page for more info.

QuestionWhat sports does Marietta offer?

AnswerPlenty! From our National Championship-winnning Baseball and Gold-Medal winning rowing teams, to intramural ultimate frisbee, cheerleading and pickup racquetball games, Marietta has your sport. Visit the Athletics Department website for more info.

QuestionWhat are the Residence Halls like?

AnswerIn a word — nice! Check out the Housing website for general info about Marietta's sleeping arrangements, or start at the housing FAQs for specific frequently asked questions. Also, the Living on Campus section will give you an overview of other facets of Marietta life including dining, parking, campus mail and more!

QuestionHow safe is the campus?

AnswerMarietta is a small community and a closed campus. Our students feel very safe, even at night. For more info, visit the Safety & Well-being section. In addition, the College Police Department publishes annual information on Campus Crime Statistics.

QuestionIs there wi-fi on campus?

AnswerThere sure is! For computer and other technology-based questions, visit the technology department website or check out this FAQ.

QuestionHow can I learn more about Marietta College?

AnswerThe best way to learn about Marietta is to visit us! You can also email or call the Office of Admission at 1-800-331-7896, who will be happy to answer any and all questions you might have.

We also have a student newspaper, The Marcolian, which can be read online at