Maria College of Albany

Albany, NY 12208
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Maria College of Albany is one of the one hundred sixty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in an urban area, in Albany.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 855 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 41 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 27 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 67%). Every year 16% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Maria College of Albany's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $14,200, and fees were $410. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,200 and $410 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students855
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 11 99
Bachelor's degree 1 26
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 13
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 95.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 89%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1973 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
07/01/2012 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$610/credit
In State Students$610/credit
Out of State Students$610/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $27,450 $27,450 $27,450
ADN 70 $42,700 $42,700 $42,700
BSN 125 $76,250 $76,250 $76,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Maria College of Albany's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 77% $5,318
Other Federal Grant 16% $1,666
State Grant & Scholarships 77% $6,116
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $3,984
Federal Student Loans 39% $5,542
Private Loans 6% $1,726


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,187
$30,001 to $48,000$10,037
$48,001 to $75,000$13,004
$75,001 to $110,000$16,905
Over $110,000$20,893

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Maria College of Albany
700 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208

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