Maria College Of Albany

Overview of Maria College Of Albany

Maria College is located in Albany, NY (a small city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Maria College is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in medicine, nursing and emergency medicine, nutrition and exercise therapy.

Maria College Selectivity

Maria College does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 370. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 370 and 500.


Maria College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Maria College had 752 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at Maria College are female.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Maria College

Maria College of Albany
700 New Scotland Ave
Albany , NY 12208
General Phone: (518) 438-3111

Maria College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine105registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts18liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Medicine14health professions
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11occupational therapist assistant
Business and Management10business management, accounting technology, business and related services
Education and Teaching6teacher aide, teaching assistants
Law4legal secretary
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science

Number of programs and degrees for Maria College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1259
Award of less than 1 academic year11
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years433

Maria College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Maria College had a total enrollment of 752 students (596 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 9%
Women 91%
Full-Time 68%
Part-Time 32%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 21%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 9%
20-21 8%
22-24 13%
25-29 20%
30-34 14%
35-39 11%
40-49 16%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Maria College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 42 %
Part-Time 67 %

Maria College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Albany, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Maria College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal370520
SAT Math370500

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT43%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT6%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Maria College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,760
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,760
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Maria College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 276300)

Maria College Faculty

Maria College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*2*
Instructorcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*5$50,583

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*1*
Associate professoracademic year0*1*
Assistant professoracademic year0*9$37,972
Instructoracademic year4$37,14211$37,029
Lectureracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year5$40,70224$38,192

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Maria College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teaching Assistants/Aides, Other

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

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Maria College Highlights

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What Sets Maria College Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Maria College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Maria College % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Maria College Female % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Maria College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Maria College % of degrees in medicine
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Maria College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Maria College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 12%Maria College Number of degree programs
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Maria College Number of students
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Maria College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Maria College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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