Maria College

Campus Description

Maria College is a private two-year and four-year institution. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy over 50 years ago, Maria College is an intimate campus of three buildings. Our Main Building is home to classrooms, science laboratories, learning resource center, a working library, and faculty and staff offices. THe Main Building also houses our small café, career services office, and a modest fitness center. Marian Hall is the core building for our Nursing and Occupational Therapy programs inclusive of a SIM lab for our nursing students. Our Campus School is the home of our Admissions and Financial Aid offices, as well as two lecture rooms. In addition to the three core buildings, Maria has secluded courtyard areas for students to study, relax, and socialize.

700 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY 12208


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Maria College Admissions

Degrees Offered

Associate (general studies, liberal arts, management, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, paralegal), Bachelor's (health care management, health and occupational science, RN to BSN, psychology), Certificates [bereavement studies, gerontology, paralegal, practical nursing (LPN)]

Clubs and Activities

Student Government Association, Fitness Club, Student Volunteer Association, Maria College Singers

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 808 (Full-time: 44 men, 253 women; Part-time: 78 men, 433 women)
SAT verbal range: 377 – 460
SAT math range: 350 – 530
62% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
38% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American10.61%n/a
% Asian1.63%n/a
% Hispanic / Latino3.96%n/a
% White, Non-Hispanic70.16%n/a
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.12%n/a
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.47%n/a
% Two or more races1.05%n/a
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity12.00%n/a

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$13,180, or $555 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
$7,500 (off-campus college housing option)

Admission/Application Deadlines

Freshmen Applications:
fall- March 1 priority, early decision December 1; spring- rolling; summer- rolling
Transfer Applications:

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript/GED/equivalent; SAT or ACT (optional); letter of recommendation; interview; essay. RN applicants required to take the TEAS. RN to BS applicants required to have a RN license. TEAS required for LPN; different score results required than for the RN.
Transfers: HS transcript/GED/equivalent; all college transcripts; letter of recommendation; interview; essay.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded: