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Maria College

Albany, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate22%
Acceptance Rate22%

Maria College Admissions

Reach out to Maria College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Maria College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Maria College's admissions stats.

Maria College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.5
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 10%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 1%
Waitlist No

Maria College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Maria College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Maria College?

Maria College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Is Maria College Difficult To Get Into?

Getting into Maria College is not difficult. Maria College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Maria College accepted 22% of students, approximately 73 of the 328 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Maria College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Maria College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Maria College

Maria College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Maria College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Maria College

What does Maria College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Maria College for more information on admission factors.

Maria College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Maria College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Maria College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Maria College?

Students admitted to Maria College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.5.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Maria College considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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.

In 2022, 10% of Maria College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 1% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Maria College?

To be competitive with other Maria College applicants, you should aim to earn between 870 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Maria College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 870, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.### What is a Good ACT Score for Maria College?

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Maria College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Maria College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Maria College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Maria College Admissions FAQs

Does Maria College accept transfer credits?

✅ Maria College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Maria College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations

Do I have to submit test scores to Maria College?

❌ No, Maria College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Maria College's acceptance rate?

✅ Maria College has an acceptance rate of 22%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Maria College?

❌ Maria College does not offer early decision.

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Maria College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Maria College? Maria College is a less selective institution. The Maria College acceptance rate is 22%. This means that the institution accepts 22 out of every 100 applicants.


Maria College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Maria College ACT Scores


ACT Range

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Maria College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

870 - 1120


Math SAT Range

500 - 560


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Maria College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Maria College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.5. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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