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In Partnership with Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici

Partnered with Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici for the past three decades, Marist offers several bachelor degrees, a master’s degree program, a one-year, study-abroad Freshman Florence Experience (FFE), traditional semester study abroad for Marist juniors and seniors, and the Pre-College program for rising high school juniors and seniors.

Marist College and Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici share a similar vision and mission in their approaches to education. These core values, of excellence in education, the importance of community, and the principle of service, are the foundation for this unique partnership.

Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici is authorized by the Ministry of Public Education in Italy, in addition to being an accredited member of many European and international educational organizations. LdM holds private agreements with all major Florence museums for student access to exclusive sites, artworks, and other events with additional campuses in Rome, Tuscania, and Venice.

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Marist-LdM is an official branch campus recognized by Marist College’s accrediting body the Middle States Association of Higher Education.  The degrees offered by Marist-LdM are U.S. University Degrees granted with all the same rights and privileges as those issued at the Marist Main Campus. 

Marist College’s Mission

Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect and character required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.

Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici’s mission

Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici is committed to providing a high quality education that enables students to realize their own potential, develop and apply their creativity, and interact successfully with the community worldwide. 

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