Marietta College is a private, four-year, liberal-arts school of 1,350 full-time students in historic Marietta, Ohio. The school plans to expand enrollment to 1,600 to 1,800 undergraduate and 200 to 400 graduate students in the next 10 to 15 years. A campus master plan was developed to provide the physical framework and guidelines for this strategic growth.
Major FEATURED IN2008 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYCampus Master Planning of the master plan include expanded residence hall facilities to increase the quantity and quality of student-living options; the conversion of a major traffic artery that divides the campus’ northern and southern properties into a pedestrian walkway to enhance student safety; and a new and expanded dining facility to accommodate expected student population growth and visually anchor a new campus central lawn.
The master plan allows for development in all major campus settings, academic programs and related student services. The broader concept suggests various ways in which Marietta College can work with the city for improved vehicular traffic, pedestrian safety, college visibility and parking for the betterment of the college, environment and surrounding community.