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MARIAN COURT COLLEGE E-13

35 Little's Point Rd.
Swampscott, MA 01907-2840
Tel: (781)595-6768; Admissions: (781)595-6768; Fax: (781)595-3560; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.mariancourt.edu/

Description: Independent Roman Catholic, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 6-acre suburban campus with easy access to Boston. Total enrollment: 281. 136 applied, 97% were admitted. Students come from 5 other countries, 45% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at members of the Northeast Consortium of Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group. Most popular organizations: Travel Club, student government, Yearbook Committee, Theater Club. Major annual events: International Supper, Winter Dance, Luau. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: well-lit parking lots. College housing not available. Lindsay Library with 5,006 books, 122 serials, and an OPAC. 43 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.