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Marian Court College

Marian Court College is an Associate's Catholic college with 266 students located in Swampscott, MA.

Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions, Religiously affiliated


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Marian Court College in Swampscott, Massachusetts, is a four-year co-educational, Catholic college which builds academic and professional skills. The college is located on a beautiful seaside estate, twelve miles north of Boston.

Small, friendly, and affordable, Marian Court features a wonderfully supportive environment. Small class size allows faculty and staff to provide attention to all aspects of the student’s academic, personal and professional growth.

Marian Court provides a solid foundation for future success whether it be to pursue further degrees or to obtain a professional position.

The college awards the Associate in Science and Bachelor of Science degrees, offering students individualized opportunities, standards of professionalism, and means to success during their education. Programs are offered in both day semesters and evening sessions.

Mission Statement

Marian Court College, a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy, welcomes people of all beliefs into a nurturing academic environment founded upon the Mercy core values of compassion, integrity, justice, and service. The College challenges and empowers its students to become responsible, contributing members of society, who practice the Mercy core values. Through the highest quality liberal arts curriculum, Marian Court students develop professional competencies and critical thinking skills that broaden their horizons and prepare them for lifelong learning.

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 266
Gender 27% Male / 73% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 49% Full Time / 51% Part Time
Geography 4% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 59% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
White 45%
Multi-racial 1%
International 5%
Hispanic/Latino 22%
Ethnicity Unknown 22%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%


  • Government or Political Activity

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load tutoring study skills assistance writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling employment services for undergraduates placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs financial aid counseling
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cross-registration double major independent study internships dual enrollment of high school students liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services



Popular Majors

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (25%), Business Administration and Management (25%), Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Other (20%), General Office Occupations and Clerical Services (10%), Fashion Merchandising (10%), Legal Assistant/Paralegal (7%)

Majors Offered


Any single instructional program in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities not listed above.


A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares individuals to promote product lines/brands, and organize promotional campaigns, at the wholesale level to attract retailer interest, wholesale purchasing, and supply contracts. Includes instruction in wholesaling, wholesale advertising, selling, and customer relations.

Job Opportunities:

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses or groups of individuals. Work requires substantial knowledge of items sold.

A program that prepares individuals to provide basic administrative support under the supervision of office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, and other office personnel. Includes instruction in typing, keyboarding, filing, general business correspondence, office equipment operation, and communications skills.

Job Opportunities:

Procurement Clerks
Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.
Cargo and Freight Agents
Expedite and route movement of incoming and outgoing cargo and freight shipments in airline, train, and trucking terminals, and shipping docks. Take orders from customers and arrange pickup of freight and cargo for delivery to loading platform. Prepare and examine bills of lading to determine shipping charges and tariffs.
Word Processors and Typists
Use word processor, computer or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
Process new insurance policies, modifications to existing policies, and claims forms. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of information on claims forms, applications and related documents, and company records. Update existing policies and company records to reflect changes requested by policyholders and insurance company representatives.
Office Clerks, General
Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.


A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.


Any instructional program in computer and information sciences and support services not listed above.

Administration & Faculty

President Denise Hammon
AVP, Enrollment Management Sam White
Chief Financial Officer Maribeth Forbes
Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Full-time Faculty 7
Student : Faculty Ratio 15 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 71 : 28
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100




Selectivity Score: 22/100

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Level Of Applicants Interest

Important: Academic GPA, Character Personal Qualities, Interview, Rigor Of Secondary School Record, Talent Ability

Also Considered: Recommendations, Alumni Relation, Application Essay, Class Rank, Extracurricular Activities, First Generation College Student

Other Application Information: SAT Subject Tests SAT ACT

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Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,868 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $20,385
$30K-$48K $21,355
$48K-$75K $19,884
$75K-$110K $23,449
$110K+ $23,949

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $16,200, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,200 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $10,438
Books $900 $900
Total (before financial aid) $17,100 $27,538

Students Receiving Aid

85% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 85% $3,324
Federal Scholarships/Grants 71% $2,686
Institutional Grants 82% $3,252
Other Federal Grants 38% $575
Pell Grants 59% $2,850
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 29% $738
Student Loans 85% $3,324

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

50% of students graduated in six years.

77% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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