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About Maria College

Maria College is a private, nonprofit school that was founded in 1958. It is slightly difficult to get into Maria College. Maria College enrolls 844 undergrads and no graduate students.

Maria College does not offer early action

Acceptance Rate for Maria College

Maria College admitted 25% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 293 students applied to Maria College and 73 were admitted.

Maria College Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Maria College Maria College does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 25%
Average GPA 2.5
Mean ACT score 22
Tuition $15,150

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Maria College.

Financial Aid at Maria College

Maria College meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Maria College full-time are awarded $7,033 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Does Maria College Have Student Housing?

Most Maria College students live off campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Maria College.

What GPA Do I Need For Maria College?

Maria College is considered slightly difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Maria College is 2.5 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 22.

Does Maria College Require Test Scores?

Maria College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 50% submitted the SAT. 17% submitted the ACT.

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Maria College Waitlist

In 2021, 34 applicants were waitlisted and 34 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Maria College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Maria College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Maria College, around 83% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 34 students who started at Maria College as first-time freshman, 5 graduate within four years.

Around 15% of students who started at Maria College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Maria College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $9,466 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Maria College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Maria College a good school for you?

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Where is Maria College?

Maria College is located in the urban setting of Albany, New York .

If you want to see Maria College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 87 to Albany, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Albany County.

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College Info

700 New Scotland Avenue Albany, NY 12208-1798

Campus Setting: Urban

Maria College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Maria College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Maria College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Maria College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

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20 to 24

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Maria College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Maria College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

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Maria College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$26,590

In State

$26,590

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$15,150
$15,150
Fees
$460
$460
Housing
$9,480
$9,480
Books
$1,500
$1,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Maria College is like? There are approximately 844 students enrolled at Maria College. 24% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from NY and 5% percent of students are from other states.

24%

Full Time

76%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

844

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

25%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$15,610

Out-of-State

$15,610

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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