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First time freshmen, transfer students and students who wish to apply for associate or bachelor’s degree programs.


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Students who wish to apply for master’s degree programs or advanced certifications.


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Students who wish to apply for our online-only degree programs.

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First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus college experience.

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Undergraduate Programs

High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.


Adult and Graduate Programs

Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.


Online Programs

Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.

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Students are encouraged to visit the Admissions homepage for more information: http://www.medaille.edu/admissions

Admissions Requirements: Buffalo programs AS/BA/BS degrees

  1. Medaille College Online Application
  2. Official high school transcripts or GED with scores
  3. SAT or ACT score (SAT code=2422; ACT code=2822)
  4. Personal Essay – Strongly encouraged but not required
  5. Letters of Recommendation – Strongly encouraged but not required

Admissions Requirements: A&G Admission AS/AAS/Bachelor degree programs

  1. Medaille College Online Application
  2. Official high school transcripts or GED with scores
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended

Admissions Policy

Medaille College accepts students from varied backgrounds whose academic and extracurricular records indicate they have the potential to succeed. Consideration is given to academic preparation as evidenced by courses taken, grades received, standardized test scores, placement test scores and life experiences. Admission to the College does not automatically entitle the student to admission into any particular program. In conformance with Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments, the College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, handicap, national and ethnic origin or age in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and student aid, athletic, or other institutionally administered programs.

When to Apply

Medaille College operates on a rolling admissions policy. Refer to the Undergraduate Admissions page (http://www.medaille.edu/apply) for more information on application procedures and deadlines. Note: For information regarding the undergraduate academic programs offered through the Accelerated Learning Program, contact the Office of Adult and Graduate Education. Contact information is available here: http://www.medaille.edu/admissions/adult-graduate-admissions

1. Apply to Medaille

Free, online applications are available here: http://www.medaille.edu/ Paper applications may be requested by writing or telephoning the Admissions Office, Medaille College, 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, New York 14214; (716) 880-2200 or (800) 292-1582. Paper applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable $35 fee.

2. Submit Transcripts

First-time college students should request that their official transcripts be sent from their high school to Medaille College’s Admissions Office. Transfer students should submit official transcript(s) from all colleges previously attended as well as official high school transcript(s).

3. Submit Standardized Test Scores

If you are applying to Medaille directly from high school, you must submit SAT or ACT scores. Medaille College also accepts the High School Equivalency Diploma (GED).

4. Next Steps: Credential Review

Applications are reviewed by Admissions staff upon completion of steps 1 through 3. Applications and all supportive credentials become the property of Medaille College and will not be returned to the applicant.

5. Notification/Acceptance

Medaille College follows a policy of “rolling admissions.” Students are notified of admissions decision within two weeks completing the application process. Acceptance is conditional until final semester and/or year grades have been submitted to Medaille College.

6. The Tuition Deposit

To reserve a position in your program of study at Medaille, you will be required to submit an Intent to Enroll form, or to pay a $100 tuition deposit. Contact Admissions for the amount due for your specific program. You should submit your deposit within one month of your acceptance. The deposit is non-refundable and will be credited to your first semester’s tuition.  Contact Student Accounts here 1-888-252-2235 (ext. 2599).

7. Testing

Prior to acceptance, some students may be requested to take placement tests in math, reading and writing. The scores will be used to place students in appropriate courses. All students should refer to their specific program sections in this Undergraduate Catalog for possible additional testing requirements.

8. Proof of Immunization

New York State law requires that any college student born after January 1957 must provide medical proof of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella prior to enrollment. Contact the Wellness Center for further information. Immunization information is also available here:
http://www.medaille.edu/student-services/health/immunizations or by calling (716) 880-2212.

9. Early Admissions for High School Students

Medaille offers an Early Admissions Program in order to provide increased educational opportunities for qualified high school students. The admissions policy for the program is based primarily on the New York State Education Department Early Admissions Guidelines. Two types of early admissions are available:

  • non-matriculated, in which the student retains his/ her high school status; and
  • matriculated, in which the student studies full-time under supervision at the college level before completing formal coursework for the high school diploma.

Your guidance counselor or a Medaille admissions counselor can give you further information on Early Admissions

 

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate

High school students may earn Medaille College credit by taking college-level courses in their high schools. Medaille College will accept Advanced Placement test scores of 3 or better and International Baccalaureate scores of 5 of better.