#57 Best Private Colleges in New York

Medaille College

Buffalo, New York

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Medaille College overview
Location Buffalo, New York
Online medaille.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Medaille College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Medaille College is a private institution established in 1937, situated within the urban setting of Buffalo, New York, just a short distance from the city's diverse cultural and social offerings. Featuring a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs, the college is particularly noted for its degrees in Business Administration, Education, and Veterinary Technology, which draw a significant portion of its student body. The campus is characterized by a mix of modern and traditional architecture with facilities that support on-campus residency for students. With a holistic admissions process, Medaille College is considered moderately selective, valuing a wide range of student achievements and characteristics. While the college does provide athletic participation, it does not have a reputation for major athletic programs, allowing its academic and community-focused programs to stand at the forefront of its institutional identity.

In the most recent statistical year 1,689 prospective students applied, and 1,162 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 371 enrolled in the school.  1,474 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 253 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $33,000 plus fees of $1,000. Medaille College is ranked 879 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Medaille College is rated within the lower 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 930/1140
ACT 17/21
Estimated GPA 3.14

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Aug 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Medaille College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,194
Other Fees$1,000
Room and Board $14,000
Budget for Other Expenses$1,194
Total One Year Cost$50,388

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$42,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

50% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Medaille College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 41%
Health Professions 18%
Education 9%
Psychology 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=192925 IPEDS survey data for Medaille College.

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