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6657
Students enrolled in this school.
8
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
1
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs.

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What is student life like?

Life at Marist outside the classroom offers a wealth of opportunities for personal growth and development that supports and enhances students' academic experience. From exciting trips to Broadway shows to volunteering at a local elementary school or food pantry, getting a massage at the annual Wellness Fair, attending a workshop on stress management in a residence hall, or participating with hundreds of fellow students in the Relay for Life, there are countless activities from which to choose. Consistent with the Marist College Mission, the sense of community and the sense of service to others is important to us. Both the philosophy and the staff in the Division of Student Affairs support the development of the whole person: intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually. In addition to making lifelong friendships with one another, students have contact with many staff and faculty in both formal and informal settings. Our programs and services are designed to promote self-discovery, leadership development, healthy behaviors, and social responsibility as well as enjoyment. So you'll make great friends, you'll learn about yourself and the world, and you'll grow in all aspects of your life. And we'll be there with support along the way, with professionals like mentors, residence directors, counselors, security, and medical staff should the need arise.

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In Florence, your dining experience is more than great food – it’s a cultural experience.  Italy is a culture dedicated to the art of all kinds and that includes cooking. We invite our students to develop and explore their own cooking skills (with a little help from our staff), and dive into the recipes of the region. During orientation, students are taken through the Mercato Centrale (Central Market) and taught how to purchase foods in this environment. They are also shown several city supermarkets, ensuring that they understand where to find the foods they prefer.  During these tours, students are given a great deal of cultural information about Italian food, helping to set the stage for cooking and eating Italian style. In addition, we offer courses in cooking and nutrition during the semester and our Residence Life staff frequently offers programs focused on preparing specific dishes. Photo of students dining at restaurants each Marist-LdM residence is equipped with kitchen facilities allowing students to cook for themselves.  This brings the best of both worlds to their tables. It allows students to prepare comfort foods – items that might be served as typical dinners in their home country – while allowing them to also experiment with fresh ingredients and foods that are typical of Italy.  And, of course, there is nothing like a small dinner party to help our students form a strong sense of community while studying in another country. Marist-LdM does offer a lunch plan through the School’s Café Medici located in one of our main academic buildings. Café Medici offers lunch and snacks throughout the day Monday – Friday. Students interested in participating in the meal plan can sign up during pre-departure housing registration.

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