About Marietta College

Marietta College is a four-year, private coeducational liberal arts college located in Marietta, Ohio. Founded in 1835, Marietta is one of the country’s 37 Revolutionary Colleges. The college offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and 3 Masters programs. Undergraduate programs are offered in several areas, ranging from fine arts and sciences to athletic training and petroleum engineering. Masters degrees are offered in areas including psychology and physician assistant studies. The college also offers special programs in a number of fields including investigative and leadership studies. Marietta College has been cited in “Best in the Midwest” and “Great Schools, Great Prices” by U.S. News & World Report. It has also been recognized as a “Best Midwestern College” by the Princeton Review and “Best in the Nation” by Forbes.com. Additionally, it has also been recognized by Peterson’s Competitive Colleges and Barron’s Best Buys in College Education.

Marietta College Financial Aid

Marietta College aims to make a quality higher education affordable for every student. Each year more than $14 million are awarded in financial assistance. More than 90 percent of students receive some sort of financial assistance and more than 83 percent of all students receive need-based financial aid. The average Marietta College financial aid package is over $25,000. Most aid packages include a combination of merit-based scholarships, need-based grants, federal and state loans and student employment.

Applying for Marietta College Financial Aid

In order to apply for aid, students at Marietta College are required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as the FAFSA. The FAFSA is available online at fafsa.ed.gov and the information applicants provide on it is used to determine the type and amount of aid they receive.

Private Student Loans and Marietta College

Institutional, federal and state awards may not be sufficient to cover all of your education-related expenses. If you find yourself in this situation, you can apply for a private student loan to help fill the financial gap. You can use our free Student Loan Comparison Tool to view key information about the different loans available to you. This comparison tool allows you to view items such as borrowing limits, monthly payments, interest rates and repayment conditions. You can use this information to select the private student loan that best matches your requirements.

Pay for Marietta College*

Total Avg. Cost $39,156
Tuition $28,340
Room & Board $8,440
Financial Aid Information
Students Receiving Fin Aid 98%
Typical Grant Amounts
State/Local $1,692
Federal $5,449
%Receiving Loans 82%
Avg. Other Stud. Loans $7,851
%Receiving Other Loans 13%

Get into Marietta College

Admission Rate 70%
Total Enrollment 1,604
Men 49%
Women 51%
Graduation Rate 59%
Application Fee $25

Contact Marietta College

Irvine Bldg
Marietta, OH 45750(740) 376-4643
Financial Aid Office URL
Admissions Office URL

*Data source is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) the data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics


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