Locatded in Olmsted Crescent of Buffalo, New York, ‘Medaille College’ is one of the best colleges of United States. The college was established in the year 1875 as the ‘Sisters of Saint Joseph’. It was formed in a motive to train teachers. After obtaining a state charter, it became ‘Mount Saint Joseph College’ in 1937. The college changed its name as “Medaille College” in 1968. Currently the college is operating at 90 full-time and over 200 part time faculty members. The total number of students who are currently studying in this college is 2,759. During the period of 1970s, the college started to grow with new facilities like ‘Downey Science Building’. In the year 1991, the college implemented a new resident student program which attracted many students from the New York State and Southern Ontario. Three years of its implementation, ‘Kevin I. Sullivan Campus Center’ was opened which offered the students with a setting for athletic activities, dining and recreational activities. The center serves as a home to college’s ‘National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III sports program.
In 2001, the college established its first residence hall which was followed by a second residence hall after two years of its establishment. The total number of resident students reached to around 350 with the establishment of residence hall. The college appointed its sixth president ‘Richard T. Jurasek’ in June 2007. Under his leadership, the college started to develop partnerships with the local organizations. It also contributed to educational, civic and economic development of region. In addition to this, it also completed a construction project which increased the size of Huber Hall with new Student Success Center. In 2012, the ‘Sullivan Campus Center’ was rededicated after completion of new 3000 square foot fitness center.
The main campus of the college is situated in Buffalo, New York. The students can easy access to the campus by car, bus or Metro Rail. In addition to its main campus, it also has various branch campuses located in Rochester, NY and Amherst, NY. All of the campuses offer undergraduate degrees for the adult students in ‘Business Administration’. It also offers graduate degrees in ‘Business Administration’ and ‘Organization Leadership’. The college is currently offering undergraduate programs in various subjects like ‘Accounting’, ‘Biology’, ‘Business Administration’, ‘Media/ Communication’, ‘Criminal Justice’, ‘Early Child Education’, ‘English Literature’, ‘Health Information Administration’, ‘Homeland Security’, ‘Information Systems’, ‘Liberal Studies’, ‘Mathematics’, ‘Psychology’, ‘Secondary Education (Biology, Mathematics, English, Social Studies)’, ‘Sport Management’ and ‘Veterinary Technology’. The college is also offering graduate programs in various subjects like ‘Business’, ‘Education’, ‘Management’, ‘Marriage and Family Therapy’, ‘Mental Health Counseling’, ‘Psychology’ and ‘Organizational leadership’.
Medaille college provides various services to all the students. Currently, the college is providing services like ‘Disability Services’, ‘TriO-Student Support Services’, ‘Academic Advisement Center (AAC)’, ‘Academic Support Center (ASC)’, ‘Internships’ and ‘Center for Community-Based Learning’. The students are also benefited with well-managed library which contains all required materials for the students.
Considering its popularity, the large number of students visits this college each year. The admission process of this college is very simple. Those who have desire to study in this college can apply online. The college charges an affordable fee to its undergraduate students and adult & graduate program students. For the undergraduate programs, the Buffalo campus charges part time tuition fee of $881 per credit hour and full time tuition fee of $12,501 per semester. Likewise for those students who are studying in Associate programs have different tuition fee according to its subjects. The students of Associate of Science in Business Administration students are charged with $395 for domestic U.S., Canada and International students and active duty military students are charged with $250. The tuition fees are different for Bachelor’s programs, master’s programs, doctorate programs and advanced graduate (Post Master) certificates. The college provides some financial aid to the deserving students. The students must have some requirement to get the benefit of financial aid. The eligibility for financial aid of an applicant is determined by evaluating the information provided on ‘Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)’ and the ‘New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)’. Most of the financial is awarded in terms of financial need. Financial need of the students is determined by deducting the amount of the family contribution and the student’s cost of education. Financial Aid Office determined the cost of education which includes tuition & fees, room & board, books & Suppliers, transportation expenses and personal expenses. Likewise, the amount of family contribution is determined by federal formula which evaluates information provided on the ‘FAFSA’. The students are also benefited with various scholarships like ‘Merit-based Scholarships’, ‘Alumini Referral Scholarships’, Say Yes to Education Scholarships’ and ‘Institutional Scholarships & Awards for Continuing Students’.
The students enrolled in this college can get the enjoyment from the various sports like baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer and volleyball. There are several sports made available for the women’s as well. The women can enjoy from the sports like basketball, bowling, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. More additional informational information about its athletic activities and events can be gathered from its official website of ‘Medaille Mavericks Athletics’. Through its quality education, it has produced many renowned personalities in the world. Some of the famous names are Robby Takac, Timothy Sweeney, Kendall McFayden, Gary Boughton, Craig Scime, Adam Page, Amber Dixon and Ralph Hernandez. With its quality features, there is no doubt that this college surely stands as one of best college of United States.