Upcoming Admissions Events

To schedule a time to visit or register for Admissions event(s) please visit our online registration form or contact the Admissions Office via phone or email, 518-861-2517 or admissions@mariacollege.edu.

Maria College is a picturesque campus located in the Capital District just minutes from many great options for shopping, dining and entertainment.

A variety of degree options to match your interests--pre-professional health programs, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, liberal arts, management, paralegal and more.  Ranked nationally for affordability.  Come visit and learn more--tour the campus, talk to students, and meet faculty. Below are the various options for visiting us (ideally, visit more than once to get the full Maria experience).  

Note:  We welcome walk-ins throughout the day on any of the dates listed below.

Maria Day

Maria Day provides an all access look into the life of being a Maria College Students.  You will attend classes, meet with faculty, have lunch with students, learn about Admission, and discuss any questions or concerns.  
  • Experience life as a Maria College student
  • Attend classes in your area of interest
  • Discuss your interests over lunch with faculty and students
  • Meet with an Admission Counselor to discuss application and plan for obtaining your educational goals.
  • Tour Campus.
  • Discuss financial aid with a financial aid advisor.

For more information or to reserve your spot call the Admission Office at 518-861-2517.  We encourage you to complete your application before attending, but if not you will be able to Apply during your visit.

Information Sessions

Part of making Maria College “your place” is developing relationships. From working hand-in-hand with your academic advisor to creating lasting connections with faculty members, Maria has the kind of small and nurturing environment where strong bonds are formed.  Our information sessions begin creating these small bonds with specific program sessions throughout the semester.

    • Various faculty members will present about their program and will be available to speak to you one-on-one.
    • Current students from your academic program will guide you around campus and discuss their own experiences at Maria College.
    • Financial Aid Officers will help you understand how our affordable tuition and financial aid process works.
    • Admission Officers will help guide you through our application process.

June 6, 2016 | 6:00-8:00pm
Theme: "Appetizers & Applications"
Student: Students wanting to start Fall '16.
Agenda: Pick your major, complete an admissions applicaiton, and enjoy some food.

June 7, 2016 | 6:00-8:00pm
Theme: "Breaking Barriers, Credits for Completion"
Student: Transfer students.
Agenda: You might be very close to earning a degree. Bring your college transcript(s), sit down with a counselor, and see how close you are.

June 8, 2016 | 6:00-8:00pm
Theme: "Cookies & Conversation"
Student: Students wanting to start Fall '16.
Agenda: Discover high demand majors with flexible options.

Register Now:  http://www.mariacollege.edu/register-now

Personal Visit

Our students experience the Maria education difference-- service through learning. The entire Maria College community is committed to also serving you!  We hope you will come visit us (and come back often), then enroll in a program that fits your unique needs--4 and 2 year degrees, plus certificate programs.

Meet 1:1 with an admission counselor who will discuss our various programs and options for you and assist you through the application process.

    • Financial Aid Officers will help you understand how our affordable tuition and financial aid 
    • Current students will guide you around campus and discuss their own experiences at Maria College.
    • If available, we will set up a meeting with you and a faculty member or advisor to thoroughly discuss any past educational experiences or credits and develop a plan of studies for you.

Open House

Learn more about Maria College and the high demand majors in various schedule formats to meet your needs at the next Open House:
fall '16 dates coming soon  

Note: The schedule is from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The fall '16 Open House agenda will include:

  • Overview of academic programs and "what can I do with this major"
  • A tour of the campus as current students share their experiences about Maria College.
  • Q&A session.
  • Admission Counselors will provide valuable information on the Maria admissions process.

Register for Maria Admission events by clicking here.  For more information, please call 518.861.2517 or email admissions@mariacollege.edu.

Fast Track Admission (Bring Your Transcript)

Bring your transcript(s), apply and be admitted, all in one day. Contact the Admission Team: 518.861.2517 or admissions@mariacollege.edu. Mark your calendar for fall '16 fast track admission.  Choose from one of these options:
Tuesday, June 14, 2016   9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, July 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, August 3, 2016    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, August 11, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

You can also link to our online application to prepare for fall '16 enrollment: Apply.  Register online for a Fast Track Admission event date.

Travel Schedule

We will be posting a schedule of the College Fairs we will be attending. We hope, if you are in any of the locations listed, that you will stop by and say hello to a Maria College Admission Counselor!  Or if you would like to set up a time for us to visit your business or organization, please contact the Office of Admission at 518-861-2517 or e-mail admissions@mariacollege.edu