Residence Life

Student Housing

Maria College is a commuter college on the outskirts of downtown Albany. For students who wish to have housing near the college campus, please review the options below. Contact the Admissions team at Maria College for further information.

University Heights

Campus housing for Maria College students is available through University Heights College Suites. Located within a mile of campus, University Heights provides clean, modern apartment suite living for students attending the colleges along New Scotland Avenue. All apartments are furnished and air-conditioned, and parking is available onsite. These campus housing units remain open during holiday breaks, school vacation periods and throughout the summer months. The housing staff sponsors a number of social events for students throughout the academic year, so you’ll have the opportunity to mix and meet the other students in your building.

University Heights campus housing provides a number of attractive student features. These include 24 hour security, and onsite ATM, onsite fitness, media and laundry rooms. The reasonable rent includes utilities, cable, and Wi-Fi, and the close proximity to campus places the units in high demand.

In August of 2013 University Heights opened a new addition with suites that include flat screen televisions in the living room and a full kitchen with refrigerator, range, microwave, disposal and dishwasher. Units range from 4-bedroom suites to studio apartments.  

Applying for Residency

Maria College students who wish to learn more about University Heights should visit their website at The website provides a breakdown of rental units and current academic year pricing. The campus housing is located at 100 Union Drive and their telephone number is 518-694-9000. Students may apply online for housing or download an application and mail or hand-deliver it to the housing rental office.  Applications must be accompanied with a $200 application fee, and because there is often a waiting list, your acceptance for placement is determined according to the date your application fee is received. If interested in this housing option, we advise you to apply early.

Student Housing Options

Maria College Students who are looking for housing will have opportunities to check out housing options and communicate with other students who are looking for roommates. Click here to reveiw other housing alternatives.