Upcoming Admissions Events

Call the Admission team: 518.861.2517 or email: 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. We welcome you to visit and tour the campus, talk to students, and meet our professors. Below are the various options for visiting us (ideally, visit more than once to get the full Maria experience before classes start).  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
The Office of Admissions welcomes walk-ins throughout the day on any of the dates listed below.

Maria Days

Maria Days provide 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.  

2015 Maria Days
Note:  Thursday; 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Check back for more dates.

click here to reserve your spot. or 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.

    • 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.   

Information Sessions

  • General Information Session (for students interested in any major)

Summer Schedule

May 7 5:00 - 7:00 pm
May 13 5:00 - 7:00 pm
May 26 noon - 2:00 pm
June 9 5:00 - 7:00 pm
June 24 noon - 2:00 pm
July 9 5:00 - 7:00 pm
July 21 noon - 2:00 pm
August 4 5:00 - 7:00 pm
August 19 noon - 2:00 pm

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.

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

Saturday, April 25, 11:00 am Registration; ends 3:00 pm; click here to reserve your spot.


On the Spot Admission (Bring Your Transcript)

The "On the Spot Admission" is a fast track, instant admission application process.  Please check back for the next fast track enrollment date.  You can also link to our online application to prepare for summer or fall enrollment:  Apply (or if you are short on time, you can complete on campus).    Or call an Admission Counselor today: 518.861.2517

Travel Schedule

Here is a schedule of the College Fairs we will be attending through May. 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

Travel Schedule

Location Date Time
Mount Anthony High School Fair April 2 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Norwich Fair April 7 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Springfield NACAC April 12 - 13 April 12: 1:00 - 4:00 pm; April 13: 9:00 - 11:30 am
Monument Mountain College April 13 9:00 - 11:30 am
MVCC Transfer Fair April 14 10:00 am - noon
Herkimer Community College Transfer Fair April 14 1:00 - 1:30 pm; 5:00 - 7:00 pm
NYC NACAC April 19 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
CASDA Saratoga Springs High School April 20 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Albany Leadership April 21 TBD
CASDA Guilderland High School April 21 6:30 - 8:00 pm
CASDA Shenendehowa April 22 6:30 - 8:00 pm
CASDA Colonie High School April 23 6:30 - 8:00 pm
CASDA Arlington High School April 27 6:30 - 8:00 pm
ACC College Night April 28 6:00 - 7:30 pm
CASDA Fair Newburgh High School April 28 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Hoosic Valley May 5 6:30 - 8:00 pm
CASDA HVCC High School May 6 9:00 -11:30am and 6-8pm
CASDA Bethlehem High School May 7 6:00 - 8:00 pm
CDCA Caravan May 18- 21  

Psychology Scholarship

Extended Deadline for 2015-16 Psychology Scholarship 
click here to read more about the Maria Psychology Program and to apply for the President's Psychology Scholarship for fall '15 semester.