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Colleges / Medaille University

Medaille University

Buffalo, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate54%

Medaille College Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Medaille College. The college admitted 54% of all applicants in 2014. Last year, 1,505 students applied to Medaille College and 817 were admitted.

If you want to apply to Medaille College, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the application fee is $25.

Medaille College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Medaille College's admissions stats.

Medaille College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 86%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 20%
Waitlist No

Medaille College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Medaille College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes
Regular Decision Yes 8 1

Considering Applying Early to Medaille College?

Medaille College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Some students apply to college early because they hope it will increase their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Medaille College

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Medaille College

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

What Does Medaille College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Medaille College

What does Medaille 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
Application Essay Very Important
Interview Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Academic GPA Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

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

Medaille College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Medaille College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Medaille 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)
Other Requirements minimum 2.5 high school GPA for veterinary technology and elementary teacher education majors
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Medaille College?

Medaille College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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

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

In 2014, 86% of Medaille College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 20% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Medaille College, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Medaille College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Medaille College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

More Information on Transferring to Medaille College

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

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

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Medaille College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Medaille College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Medaille College.

Does Medaille College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Medaille College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Medaille College?

✅ Medaille College is not test optional.

What is Medaille College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Medaille College is 54%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Medaille College?

❌ Medaille College does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Medaille College? Medaille College is a somewhat selective institution. The Medaille College acceptance rate is 54%. This means that the institution accepts 54 out of every 100 applicants.


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

Medaille College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Medaille College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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

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