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Marist College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college, located in the US state of New York, within the Hudson River Valley in the town of Poughkeepsie. Marist's 180-acre main campus overlooks the Hudson River, and is situated along its east banks. Marist has a branch campus in Florence, Italy and maintains study sites in 26 countries.
Founded in 1905, Marist was formed by the Marist Brothers, a Catholic religious institute of Brothers, to prepare brothers for their vocations as educators. In 1929, Marist became accredited by the state to offer a wider range of degrees in the arts and sciences. Today, Marist offers a comprehensive liberal arts education, offering 56 undergraduate and graduate degree programs and 21 certificate programs.
Motto: To Pray and To Work
Endowment: $220 million (2014)
Administrative staff: 228 full-time
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