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Applying to Maria College is easy if you apply online.

New Students: Click here for online application. 

Re-enrollment students: click here

Applying to Maria FAQs

How do I apply?

Applying to Maria College is easy. It is recommended that you apply online, but you can also download an application:

New Students: Click here for online application. 

Re-enrollment students: click here

OR

request that we send you an application in the mail: admissions@mariacollege.edu

 

When is the admissions application deadline?

For the spring 2015 semester, Maria College has a rolling admission policy.  For the fall 2015 semester, all early decision applications are due by December 1 and regular decision applications are due by March 1.  The enrollment deadline for fall 2015 will be May 1, 2015.

What else is needed to complete the admission application process?

The requirements for admission are based upon the type of application you are completing and the program you are interested in. Here are some links that can help you:

The following links will provide you with specific details for certain academic admission requirements:

What high school grades do I need to get accepted?

At Maria College, we review each candidate as an individual.  There is no minimum required high school average. Ideally, students should have at least an 80 high school average or better if they are interested in our Nursing Programs.

What SAT scores do I need to get accepted?

At Maria College, we review each candidate as an individual. There is no minimum required SAT score, but students who score below a 480 on the Critical Reading or below a 490 on the Math section will be required to take our Placement Test.  Students interested in direct acceptance into the A.A.S. Nursing program must score a 500 on the Critical Reading section, 520 on the Math section, and a 490 on the Writing section.

What ACT scores do I need to get accepted?

At Maria College, we review each candidate as an individual. There is no minimum required ACT score, but students who score below a 21 on the English/Writing or below a 21 on the Math section will be required to take our Placement Test.

What if I never took the SAT or ACT exam?

The SAT or ACT exam is an admission requirement for a current high school student. However, if you have not taken the SAT or ACT exam, especially if you are not a student currently in high school, our Placement Test will substitute for the SAT or ACT.

Students with previous college experiences are not required to take the SAT or ACT. 

What is the TEAS V Exam?

The Test of Essential Academic Skills V is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage.  The TEAS V exam is required of all applicants who are applying for direct entry into the A.A.S. Nursing program or Practical Nurse Certificate program.  Please note that High School applicants can substitute their SAT scores for tthe TEAS V exam scores.  The required scores are as follows:
A.A.S. Nursing Program Practical Nurse Certification Program
Reading: 70.5% Reading: 70.5%
Mathematics: 69% Mathematics: 50%
Science: 53.6% Science: 53.6%
English: 63.8% English: 50%

How do I request my SAT/ACT scores to be sent to Maria College?

To request your SAT scores, you will need to sign on to www.collegeboard.com and request to have your scores sent to Maria College.

Most high schools will include the SAT scores on their transcript.

To request your ACT scores, you will need to log in to www.actstudent.org and request to have your scores sent to Maria College.

Most high schools will include the ACT scores on their transcript.

How do I request my GED transcript to be sent to Maria College?

You may bring in your original GED, but it is preferred that you please contact the agency that you completed your GED through.

New York State residents can find specific instructions on how to request their GED at: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/ged/diplomas_transcripts.html

My final high school transcript is not available yet. What should I do?

If you are still in high school, please have your most recent high school transcript sent to us at the time of your application.  Then once you graduate, you will need to request that a final transcript be sent to Maria College.