• Address: 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, New York 14214-2695

  • Phone Number: (716) 880-2000

  • Website: http://www.medaille.edu

About

Medaille College is a private not-for-profit, four-year institution that was established in the year 1937 as a Mount Saint Joseph Teachers College. In the year 1968, college initiates a change in a charter that would create a co-ed college. New York State issued charter and Medaille College. In the year 1970, the college experienced significant growth and enrollment had increased. As a result, college in the year 1980s and 1990s expanded their programs and services to cater their growing students. 

In the year 1991, the college started residence programs, to attract students across NY

state and South Ontario. The college later introduced adult learners, with classes that provide flexible education system. In 2010, the college introduced their online degree programs, providing high-quality education to all their students across the world.

The university now has more than 2,000 students enrolled for their different programs and the main mission of the college is to educate and empower individual for academic achievement and career success.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 16:1.

  • The college acceptance rate is 69%.

  • The graduation rate of the college is 43%.

  • The total student population of the university is 2,053, which includes 1,601 full time and 452 part-time students.

Online Education at Medaille College 

The college provides online programs for those students who cannot attend traditional college to pursue their degree. The online programs are advanced, flexible, and structured. A student can choose their schedule and take up their class from anywhere around the world. The online students will get the same kind of education as that of a traditional student. The online programs are recognized and accredited.

  • The college offers 14 online programs in various disciplines. The college majors include Animal Science, Business Management, Education, Homeland Security, and Psychology.


Reviews

  • The college's students and faculties are very welcoming. The college is close to many hangout spots and a student can enjoy their education as well as connect to all the nearby by refreshing places.

  • Medaille has a small campus, which allows for small class sizes and more help and one on one attention for a student. The teachers are dedicated to helping students academically and personally. 

  • The college also organizes various events and activities at the campus to keep their students engaged in the campus and help them meet like-minded people.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Buffalo, New York

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002777

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Programmatic Accreditation

IACBE, CAHIIM, CACREP

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.medaille.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The college is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

In addition to the institutional accreditation, many programs offered by the college are programmatically accredited by the following 

Programmatic Accreditation

  • Business programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education.

  • Health Information Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.

  • Counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP).

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 16: 1
Total Population 2,053
Student Population Full Time: 1,601 Part Time: 452
Gender Division Male: 29 % Female: 71 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 46 %

The College Monk

Female: 41 %

Total Graduation Rate: 43 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Medaille College offers 14 online programs across 5 Majors

Business Management

Offering 6 programs accross 3 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Education

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Psychology

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Animal Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Medaille College Acceptance Rate is 69%

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 1,391
Total Applicants Admitted 963
Applicants Enrolled 319
Full time Applicants Enrolled 319
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Medaille College Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 280
Number of students submitting ACT scores 72
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 88%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 23%
SAT Math 425 average 370 - 480 range
SAT Critical Reading 435 average 370 - 500 range
ACT Composite 19 average 15 - 23 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The financial aid office and teams strive to help a student in identifying all the opportunities available for them to make their education more affordable. The college provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form.

Medaille College federal School code is 002777.

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option enables students to work for part-time and earn money for their education

  • Institutional Aid comprises of Trustee Scholarship, BOCES Scholarship, Alumni Referral Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Scholarship, Urban Assembly Housing Scholarship, Veteran Scholarship, Adult Learner Scholarship, and includes grants such as Geographic Diversity Grant, SUNY Community College Grant, and more.

  • Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,960 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,061 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $2,061 Undergraduate or Graduate. Students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school. 3.25 CGPA. Varies
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant $2,061 Students whose parent or guardian was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and died as a result of service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001. Must be ineligible for the Pell Grant June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct PLUS Loans $12,791 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Dependent students. June 30th, 2019
Direct Subsidized Loans $6,821 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loans $6,821 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
TAP Grant Varies New York resident. Based on financial aid. June 30th, 2019
APTS Grant $2,000 Undergraduate student. New York student. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: http://www.medaille.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Trustee Scholarship $18,293 Based on merit. Transfer and freshmen student. Varies
BOCES Scholarship $1,500 Enrolled full-time. Undergraduate student. Varies
Alumni Referral Scholarship $500 Student recommended through a Medaille College alumnus. Enrolled full-time. Undergraduate student. Varies
Phi Theta Kappa Honors Scholarship $2,500 Enrolled full time. Transfer student. Based on merit. Member of Phi Theta Kappa. Varies
Urban Assembly Housing Scholarship Varies SAT score of 900. Minimum GPA of 85. Enrolled at Urban Assembly High School Varies
Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Geographic Diversity Grant $3,000 New, incoming, domestic freshmen and transfer student. Erie or Niagara resident. Enrolled full time. Varies
SUNY Community College Grant $2,500 Enrolled in associate or bachelor degree. Transfer student. Varies

Data Source: http://www.medaille.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $2,843 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member Varies

Data Source: http://www.medaille.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $13,903
$30,001 - $48,000 $11,642
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,610
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,440
Over $110,000 $18,848

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 57% $4,168
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 91% $19,474
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 68% $4,435
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 82% $15,374
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 77% $6,641
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 77% $6,375
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 14,205
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 12 $2,845
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 11 $2,621
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 1 $5,311

Data Source: http://www.medaille.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

FAQ's

  How much is tuition is at Medaille College?

The average tuition for an Undergraduate program is $28,360 for both In-State and Out-State students.

  What majors does the college offer?

Medaille College offers 14 online programs across 5 majors.

  What is the acceptance rate at the college?

The college has an acceptance rate of 69%.

  Which online portal does the college use?

Medaille College Blackboard is the college's web-based learning management system that provides faculties with the most advanced tools and resources to take classes for their non-traditional students.

  Is the college accredited?

The college is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

  What is the federal school code of the college?

The FAFSA/Federal school code of the college is 002777.

  Does the college have a library?

The college library is located in Huber Hall. The library motive is to serve students, faculty, and staff members with the most accurate information and resources for academics and research. The library provides materials in various formats such as videos, images, audios, and more.

  What division is Medaille College?

Medaille College is a member of NACC Division III.

  What is the address of the college?

The college address is 18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, New York Zip Code - 14214-2695.

 

  What is the student-faculty ratio at the college?

The student-faculty ratio is 16:1.

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