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Marietta College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Marietta College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Marietta College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Marietta College was awarded 13 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is engineering.

Overall Quality

Marietta is ranked #472 out of 1,727 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2020 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Marietta held the #545 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 80 colleges in Ohio, Marietta is ranked at #19.

See all of the rankings for Marietta College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Marietta?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Marietta College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 67%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 20% of students accepted to Marietta submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 475 and 615. Math scores were between 485 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Marietta College  ( 475 to 615 )

SAT Math Scores for Marietta College  ( 485 to 600 )
Marietta received ACT scores from 77% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Marietta College  ( 20 to 25 )

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Marietta College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Marietta, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 9 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Marietta College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Marietta College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Marietta College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Marietta for first-time, full-time students is 56%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  56 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Marietta College.

Average Overall Diversity at Marietta

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,065 undergraduates at Marietta with 960 being full-time and 105 being part-time.

Marietta Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Marietta scored 43.57 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  43.57 out of 100
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How Much Does Marietta College Cost?

The overall average net price of Marietta is $24,022. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Marietta

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,645 $20,815 $20,168 $24,621 $29,912

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Marietta, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Marietta, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $9,909 a year. That adds up to $39,636 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Marietta is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Marietta Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Marietta make around $45,800 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Marietta students since it is 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Marietta College make the most money.

Location of Marietta College

Marietta College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Marietta, Ohio. Marietta is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Location of Marietta College

Contact details for Marietta are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Irvine Bldg, Marietta, OH 45750
Phone: 800-331-7896

Marietta College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 36 majors graduated from Marietta College. Of these students, 285 received undergraduate degrees and 42 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Petroleum Engineering 72 $64,000
Finance & Financial Management 18 NA
Geological & Earth Sciences 14 NA
Business Administration & Management 12 NA
Accounting 11 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 11 NA
General Psychology 10 NA
Political Science & Government 10 NA
Health & Physical Education 10 NA
Public Relations & Advertising 10 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Marietta College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

This is a decrease from the 1 students who took online classes the previous year.

Learn more about online learning at Marietta College.

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