Maria College of Albany

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Maria College of Albany can be found in Albany, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Maria College of Albany has only about 870 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores within the range of 1097 (25th percentile) to 1440 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 17 (25th percentile) to 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants accepted to this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Maria College of Albany average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 3.04. Only 16 percent of applicants are accepted to this school due to the large number of applicants for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Maria College of Albany Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Maria College of Albany was reported as 16.0% in Fall 2013 with over 368 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1097 - 1440
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Maria College of Albany?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Maria College of Albany is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Maria College of Albany has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 46.4%
  • 2010-2011: 28.3%
  • 2011-2012: 20.8%
  • 2012-2013: 15.7%
  • 2013-2014: 16.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 20.3%

How Does Maria College of Albany Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Maria College of Albany is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Southern Vermont College99.4%
Bennington College64.9%
Bard College at Simon's Rock92.2%
Marlboro College75.9%
Green Mountain College75.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Maria College of Albany (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading377 - 460
Math350 - 530
Writing370 - 450
Total Score1097 - 1440
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score17 - 22
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