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Marist College

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Marist

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentB
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Computer ScienceC
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcA
Electrical EngineeringC
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B+
Music EducationB-
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalB-
PreVet and VeterinaryA-
School of InformationB+
Social WorkB-

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Surrounding City

... I will most likely not get any housing and be forced to live off-campus in the City of Poughkeepsie ...Read full comment
... Poughkeepsie is not a very safe or friendly city ...Read full comment
... They might as well have just told them "You're from the city so go live in Poughkeepsie, so now we have more room for rich white kids whose paren...Read full comment
... Poughkeepsie is no worse than any other city I've been in ...Read full comment
... The city of Poughkeepsie is crappy and should be kept up with instead of ignored ...Read full comment
... The city of poughkeepsie is quite scary, I hear about kids getting jumped all the time, I've seen gang fights ...Read full comment
My comment is not meant to be negative nor positive. It is written non-biasly by a Marist student herself. At the end of reading this comment, it is m...Read full comment
... I don't spend that much time in the city of Poughkeepsie, but New York City is not too far away for when I want to spend time off campus ...Read full comment
... As a local, I am well aware of the fact that Poughkeepsie has seen better days, just like many other city centers in the Northeast that have fall...Read full comment
... If you can get into a better school, go there because half the places i tried to intern with asked where marist was and most of my internships we...Read full comment
... There's currently a heroin epidemic going on in the city, and you can't walk anywhere at night with less than 4 people or you could get assaulted...Read full comment
... Marist College is located within of the busy city of Poughkeepsie, New York ...Read full comment
I am a freshman at Marist. I absolutely love it! I would definitely recommend this college to any student looking to go to a well-rounded and balanced...Read full comment
... Many opportunities to volunteer in the city and gain useful internships are made available ...Read full comment
... Marist is also right on the Hudson river which is a great location and also it is really close to the train station if your parents can't pick y...Read full comment
... I live in New York City and when I applied to Marist, I was uneasy about how it would be from going to the ...Read full comment
... Although Poughkeepsie is not somewhere I'd want to wander around the streets, it still is in close proximity to New York City, which opens many o...Read full comment
... Another great thing about Poughkeepsie is that it is a train ride away from the city, so if you ever want to get out for the day it's not a hassl...Read full comment
Marist College is a place for opportunity and growth. With only 1 semester completed at Marist, I am a better person and have learned so much about my...Read full comment
... Poughkeepsie is a miserable, crime-ridden "city ...Read full comment
... The location is what made me pick it because being so close to New York City will hopefully help me get internships and eventually a full time jo...Read full comment
I only spent one semester at Marist because I was so upset over a number of things about the college. That being said, for all the bad things I had t...Read full comment
... You can also easily get to the city and do things there ...Read full comment
... the City of Poughkeepsie is not this void that should be avoided ...Read full comment
... The train station is 2 min away and it is an hour and twenty minutes to the city ...Read full comment
... There are always fun things like movies, meetings, free massages before midterms and finals, trips to the city to see plays and baseball games e...Read full comment
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