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About Medaille College

Medaille College is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in Buffalo, New York. Medaille College was founded in 1875 and now enrolls around 2,383 students a year, including 1,803 undergrads.

Medaille College offers housing for up to 526 students. Most students live off campus,.

Medaille College's endowment was valued at $1.173 million in 2021. For each full-time professor, there are about 14 undergraduates enrolled at Medaille College.

2021 Medaille College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Mean ACT score 20
Tuition $29,950

Medaille College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Medaille College

Medaille College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Medaille College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Medaille College. Around 54% of applicants get into Medaille College each year. In 2021, 817 out of 1,505 total applicants were accepted.

Medaille College Waitlist 2021

Medaille College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Medaille College?

Medaille College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Medaille College, applicants must submit the following items.

Medaille College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Other Requirements minimum 2.5 high school GPA for veterinary technology and elementary teacher education majors
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

Medaille College Average GPA and Test Scores

The mean ACT score for Medaille College students is 20.

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

Does Medaille College Require the ACT or SAT?

Medaille College does not have a test optional admissions policy. 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, 86% submitted the SAT. 20% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Medaille College

Yes! Medaille College provides on-campus housing for up to 526 students.

Medaille College students are active in the school's Student Government, Club Green and Dance Team. Holiday Party, Reindeer Run, and and Annual Carnival are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

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

Financial Aid at Medaille College

Medaille College meets 38% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Medaille College full-time are awarded $14,132 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 as soon as you can.. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Medaille College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Medaille College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Medaille College, around 65% return for their sophomore year.

Around 50% of students who started at Medaille College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Medaille College Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Medaille College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Medaille College a good school for you?

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Where is Medaille College Located?

Medaille College is located in the urban setting of Buffalo, New York, less than an hour from Buffal and Niagara.

If you want to see Medaille College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Route 33 to Buffalo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Buffalo-Niagara International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Medaille College and Buffalo are like without leaving home.

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College Info

18 Agassiz Circle Buffalo, NY 14214-2695

Campus Setting: Urban

Medaille College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Medaille College is Aug 1.

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

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


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Medaille College ACT Scores


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16 - 21

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Medaille College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into Medaille College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Medaille College is like? There are approximately 2,383 students enrolled at Medaille College, including 1,803 undergraduate students and 580 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from NY and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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