Medaille College

Medaille College

Medaille College is located in Buffalo, New York, United States. It was established by the Sisters of Saint Joseph for the purpose of training teachers. The college was named in honor of Father Jean Pierre Medaille, founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Chartered in 1937, the college was formerly known as Mount St. Joseph Teachers College. It received its present name in 1968. Students can opt for degree programs in various areas of study including business administration, education, mathematics, communication, sports management, and liberal studies.

Medaille College's athletic teams are nicknamed the Mavericks. Students are involved in a variety of sports including cross country, soccer, golf, bowling, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse, and softball. Students also publish a newspaper called the "Perspective."

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Contacting Medaille College

Medaille College
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo , NY 14214-2695
General Phone: (716) 880-2000

Medaille College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching723education, special ed, elementary school teaching, English teaching, math teaching, reading teaching, social studies teaching, education courses
Business and Management292business, business management, finance, human resources, organizational behavior, MIS, business and related services
Medical Support and Technology74veterinary assistant
Therapy and Counseling53psychology, mental health counseling
Liberal Arts27English, creative writing, technical and business writing, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy23sports and fitness management
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and police, security and protective services
Media13mass communication
Family and Social Work11human services, youth services
Science10biology, biopsychology
Computer Science and Engineering6information science
Art Studies4visual and performing arts
Photography and Commercial Art0multimedia

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree31826
Master's degree84110
Postbaccalaureate certificate01
Associate's degree943
Award of less than 1 academic year02

Medaille College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Medaille College had a total enrollment of 2,929 students (3,043 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 17%
Graduate 83%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 25%
(Foreign Students) 75%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 13%
22-24 19%
25-29 17%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 9%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Medaille College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %

Medaille College Room and Board (2007)

Medaille College offers campus housing for 420 of its 3,043 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Medaille College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420510
SAT Math400490
ACT Composite1722

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT90%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT23%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Medaille College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,420
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,420
Room and board $ 8,845
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 3,100

Financial Aid:
Medaille College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 277700)

Medaille College Faculty

Medaille 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
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$51,2552*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$51,3162*

*: 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 year7$82,3512*
Associate professoracademic year14$67,59211$61,596
Assistant professoracademic year20$57,27116$51,763
Instructoracademic year5$44,2079$39,174
All faculty totalacademic year46$62,80838$53,517

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

Medaille College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Baseball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Track Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Medaille College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Youth Services/Administration

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Technical and Business Writing

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Photography And Commercial Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Psychology, General

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Medaille College Highlights

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What Sets Medaille College Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Medaille College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Medaille College % of degrees in business and management
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Medaille College Female % of student body

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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