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City Year is proud to partner with Marist College, offering 25% tuition discounts for qualifying graduate and adult undergraduate programs.

Marist College offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

25% scholarships

A 25% tuition discount will be awarded to all admitted City Year applicants per year towards qualifying graduate and adult undergraduate programs.

City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for Marist College. There may be a supplementary application process for scholarship awards.

Scholarships are awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alums who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff employed for at least two years.

Adult undergraduate students are defined as students who begin their Marist academic career at age 22 or older and who are applying through the office of adult undergraduate admission. Graduate students are students who are initiating an application for a stand-alone master’s degree through the office of graduate admission.

Final determination of eligibility is made by Marist College. These reduced tuition rates cannot be paired with any other Marist College discounts or scholarships.

Eligible programs

Adult undergraduate

Advanced certificates

Master’s programs

*Indicates programs that are also available in an online format.

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: Admitted students may defer enrollment by one year if they decide to stay with City Year for additional time before starting their studies at Marist College.

Why City Year loves Marist College

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its campus in Florence, Italy, 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.

To apply

Visit the graduate or adult undergraduate admissions pages to apply online.

Please pay close attention to deadlines and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please contact the admissions office and state your City Year affiliation and dates of service and reference our partnership.

To apply for the scholarship

To be considered for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing alumni@cityyear.org with “Marist College: service verification letter” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and dates of service. This letter will be sent to the admissions office on your behalf and added to your applicant file.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the admissions office, please call (845) 575-3800 or email graduat@marist.edu.

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alums and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.

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