Medaille

Medaille College

18 Agassiz Cir, Buffalo, United States
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  • Textbook Notes
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  • Study Guides
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  • Currently Enrolled
    9
  • Previously Enrolled
    44

Overview of Medaille College (Medaille)

About this school

Medaille is a private, liberal arts college. Founded in 1875 as a Catholic teachers college for women, it became a coeducational, nonsectarian college in 1967. Its 13-acre campus is located in Buffalo, 75 miles southwest of Rochester.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,803
    • Men:585 (32.4%)
    • Women:1,218 (67.6%)

Location

Admission Information (Medaille)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Medaille College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is not accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
3
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
Recommended
Not reported
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
18 Agassiz Circle
City, State, Zip
Buffalo, NY  14214-2695
Phone
(716) 880-2200
Fax
(716) 884-0291
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Minimum 2.5 high school GPA for veterinary technology and elementary teacher education majors recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 1,505 applicants were admitted
Women
54% of 1,017 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 488 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
710 (87%) of 817 admitted students enrolled
Women
480 (87%) of 553 admitted students enrolled
Men
230 (87%) of 264 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |16-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (Medaille)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Medaille College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url
Not reported

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002777
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
356 (81.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
345 (96.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
345 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
135 (39.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$14,132
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 342 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,977
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 344 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 7 (2.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (1.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,428

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,551 (98.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,496 (96.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,496 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
425 (28.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
38%
Average Award
$11,000
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,457 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,908
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,452 (97.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 51 (3.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
46 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,622

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Medaille)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


87

Part-Time Faculty


207

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


22%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
120
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Medaille College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.0%

Programs & Majors (Medaille)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (22)


  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • General Studies
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


Business administration, sport management

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Organizational Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Campus Life (Medaille)

Location & Geography

Population


259,384

Nearest Metropolitan Area


13 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Buffalo, Niagara

Weather


Temperature
17 average low in January, 75.3 average high in September
Rain
169 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Cheektowaga
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Buffalo

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


22% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


78%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Maverick
School Colors
Scarlet, navy, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Medaille College offers drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, student government, club green, dance team, wmcb the lizard (college radio station), ice hockey club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,637

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,803
Women
1,218
Men
585

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.0% Asian
  • 19.8% Black/African-American
  • 6.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 57.1% White
  • 5.6% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


580

Student Resources (Medaille)

Study resources