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Applying to Maria College is easy if you apply online.

New Students: Click here for online application. 

Re-enrollment students: This application is ONLY for former Maria College students interested in returning.  All other students should complete the new student application.  Please continue to re-enrollment application: 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: This application is ONLY for former Maria College students interested in returning.  All other students should complete the new student application.  Please continue to re-enrollment application: click here

OR

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

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.

SAT Scores

At Maria College, we review each candidate as an individual. There is no minimum required SAT score, but students who scores below a 480 on the Critical Reading will not meet our English pre-req, and therefore will be placed in ENG100 – Basic Language Skills. If a student scores below a 490 on the Math section they will not meet our Math pre-req and will be placed in MAT100 – Basic Math Skills.  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.  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.

ACT Scores

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 will not meet our English pre-req, and therefore will be placed in ENG100 – Basic Language Skills.  If a student scores below a 21 on the Math section they will not meet our Math pre-req and will be placed in MAT100 – Basic Math Skills.

What if I never took the SAT or ACT exam?

Students who did not take the SAT/ACT will be placed in both MAT-100 and ENG-100.

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

What is the TEAS VI Exam?

The Test of Essential Academic Skills VI is a multiple-choice assessment of basic academic knowledge in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage.  The TEAS VI 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 VI 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.