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Maria College of Albany

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Small | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

28:1

Religious affliation

Roman Catholic

Mission Statement

Maria College of Albany is an independent, two-year college offering Associate degree programs in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Early Childhood Education, General Studies, Paralegal Liberal Arts, Management, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Research Technologist. Its curriculum is grounded in the humanities, seeking to instill in its graduates respect for the dignity of each person and the ability to transform learned skills into caring service.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$16,035

Out of state

$16,035
Graduate

In state

$22,590

Out of state

$22,590

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
88%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 46.0% $5,072
State/local grants 35.0% $7,382
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 85.0% $6,470

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$. per year

Books & Supplies

$1,500 per year

Personal Expenses

$. per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • General Studies
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
      • A general, introductory, undifferentiated, or joint program in health services occupations that prepares individuals for either entry into specialized training programs or for a variety of concentrations in the allied health area. Includes instruction in the basic sciences, research and clinical procedures, and aspects of the subject matter related to various health occupations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
      • A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Occupational Therapist Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of occupational therapists, to direct patient participation in skill-enhancing, learning, and motivational tasks; correct or diminish pathologies; and to provide direct health education and promotion services. Includes instruction in human life span development, occupational therapy principles and practice skills, treatment planning and implementation, record-keeping and documentation, patient education and intervention, activity and program direction, and assistive services management. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. See other colleges that offer this major
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      • A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs. See other colleges that offer this major
    • General Studies
  • PSYCHOLOGY
    • Psychology, General
      • A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
      • A program that prepares individuals to assist patients limited by physical, cognitive, psychosocial, mental, developmental, and learning disabilities, as well as adverse environmental conditions, to maximize their independence and maintain optimum health through a planned mix of acquired skills, performance motivation, environmental adaptations, assistive technologies, and physical agents. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, psychology, sociology, patient assessment and evaluation, standardized and non-standardized tests and measurements, assistive and rehabilitative technologies, ergonomics, environmental health, special education, vocational counseling, health education and promotion, and professional standards and ethics. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
37.45%
  • Apply 235
  • Accepted 88
  • Attend 25

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
$0

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Recommended
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
88%
Male Students
12%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian40.66%
  2. Not Specified35.35%
  3. Black9.22%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities6.06%
  5. Hispanic/Latino4.92%
  6. Asian3.41%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.25%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.13%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

1,030

Undergraduate students

1,010

Graduate students

20

Full Time Students
21%
Part Time Students
79%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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