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Medaille College Admission Requirements

Buffalo, New York

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Chances of getting into Medaille College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
63.5%
Admission Difficulty for Medaille College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Medaille College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #63 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,024 out of 1,613 applicants were admitted making Medaille College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 77 percent. Medaille College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Medaille College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
850-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
74%
SAT Scores for Medaille College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 430
SAT Math 25th 420
SAT Composite 25th 850
SAT Scores for Medaille College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 980

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Medaille College?

Medaille College typically requires applicants to be in the top 85 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 850 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 720. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 980 out of 1600. The school ranks #85 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 74 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Medaille College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >74%
975 to 1100 Avg + 63%-74%
850 to 975 Avg - 50%-63%
725 to 850 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 725 Low <37%
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Medaille College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for Medaille College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Medaille College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Medaille College?

Admission data indicates that Medaille College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #71 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Medaille College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Medaille College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >74%
20 to 23 Avg + 63%-74%
17 to 20 Avg - 50%-63%
14 to 17 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 14 Low <37%
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Medaille College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.14*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Medaille College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Medaille College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Medaille College was 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #87 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Medaille College accepts 63% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.14 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Medaille College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,060 553 1,613
Accepted 678 346 1,024
Acceptance Rate 64% 63% 63%
Enrolled 258 128 386
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 37% 38%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Medaille College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Medaille College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Medaille College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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

FAQs

Does Medaille College prefer SAT or ACT?

74% of students submit their SAT scores to Medaille College. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Medaille College?

63% of those who apply are granted admission to Medaille College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Medaille College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 850 and 1100. 74% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Medaille College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.