Medaille College

18 Agassiz Circle, Buffalo, NY 14214-2695
Tel: (716)880-2000
Private not-for-profit | 2,634 students
Medaille College concentrates on excellence in teaching, with an emphasis on personal attention to its diverse student body. Its curriculum provides a solid liberal arts and sciences foundation with early access to career-oriented education. The faculty and all of those involved in the mission of education challenge students and themselves to the highest possible standards of achievement, but that challenge is balanced by support for every individual student and a concern that each one succeeds.

School Overview:

Medaille College
CountyErie County, NY
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
164 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,634 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,342 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
292 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,844 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
790 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted60%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)390-480450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)380-500460-573
ACT English (25-75%)14-2119-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)16-2120-25

School Notes:

  • Medaille is a small urban college that provides a high-quality education for a diverse student body. Medaille College is a dynamic, private, four-year college committed to serving the higher education needs of Western and Central New York, and Southern Ontario. The Institution is known for its flexible delivery systems, offering master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees through day, evening, and weekend programs.
  • Our academic departments encourage students to take what they learn in the classroom out into the world. Internships, field projects, and summer experiences bring Medaille's tradition of learning to the Western New York community and beyond.
  • The College prides itself on a strong, dedicated faculty. Within the past year, faculty members have been awarded major research grants through such organizations as the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health. Medaille has been dedicated to bringing experienced faculty and staff on board for fast-growing degree programs and student support services.
  • Medaille College's main campus is located in Buffalo, New York, on an attractive, tree-lined urban campus at the intersection of Route 198 (Scajaquada Expressway) and Parkside Avenue. The Campus is within the Olmsted Crescent, a historic area of parkways and landscape designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.
  • Medaille College is chartered by the Board of Regents of The University of the State of New York. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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