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Marietta College

Marietta College (Latin: Collegium Mariettensis) is a co-educational liberal arts private college in Marietta, Ohio, USA, (population 14,000+) which was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory. The school offers 45 majors along with a number of minors, all of which are grounded in a liberal arts foundation. 

Master's Programmes

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Private, coeducational, nonsectarian, undergraduate, residential, contemporary liberal arts founded in 1835. One of America's 37 "Revolutionary Colleges," institutions with origins reaching back to the 18th century. Originally founded as the Muskingum Academy in 1797.


Marietta offers more than 40 undergraduate majors. Programs include leadership, petroleum engineering, fine arts, sciences, athletic training, education and journalism. Students have boundless opportunities for field experience, professional internships and study abroad. 


The Career Center provides career advising; access to experiential education; state-of-the-art job search and graduate school resources and programs; and the necessary tools to transition from Marietta College to the World of Work.

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Student services

  • Individualized Academic Assistance Meetings for
    • Academic Performance and Concerns
    • Study Strategy Assistance
    • Learning Style Assessment
    • Academic Success Planning & Time Management
  • Free Tutoring for
    • Specific Courses
    • Writing
  • Accessibility Services Accommodations for Students with Documented Disabilities
  • Workshops, Study Tables, and Seminars

Library services

The Marietta College Legacy Library has received a donation of two historically significant paintings, both dating from the mid-1830s. The paintings represent two historical structures of significance to the founding of Marietta and were painted by two of the artists active in the area: Campus Martius by Charles Sullivan and Fort Harmar by Sala Bosworth. 

Medical services

The Dr. J. Michael Harding Center for Health and Wellness (CHW) is an integrated wellness center offering services in three areas: Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services and Sexual Assault Prevention. The facility is located in Harrison Hall.

Student Life

Campus life

The College's picturesque 90-acre campus is in Marietta, Ohio, just two blocks from downtown. The campus includes a state-of-the-art recreation center, planetarium and library.

Sports facilities

Marietta College is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Ohio Athletic Conference, a 10-team collegiate conference founded in 1902 and the third-oldest in the nation. The Pioneers compete in 20 varsity sports, including nationally competitive teams in crew, baseball, track & field, women's soccer, softball. They added men's and women's golf to the athletic department for the 2017 season.

Student clubs

Marietta College is the home of seven fraternities and sororities.

Alpha Sigma Phi (Delta Chapter), Alpha Tau Omega, Delta Tau Delta and Lambda Chi Alpha are national and international fraternities that have local chapters for male students to join. They are governed by an Interfraternity Council, which follows the guidelines of the North-American Interfraternity Conference.

Marietta, Ohio, United States

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