Upcoming Admissions Events

To schedule a time to visit or register for Admissions event(s) please visit our online registration form or contact the Admissions Office via phone or email, 518-861-2517 or admissions@mariacollege.edu.

Maria College is a picturesque campus located in the Capital District just minutes from many great options for shopping, dining and entertainment.

A variety of degree options to match your interests--pre-professional health programs, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, liberal arts, management, paralegal and more.  Ranked nationally for affordability.  Come visit and learn more--tour the campus, talk to students, and meet faculty. Below are the various options for visiting us (ideally, visit more than once to get the full Maria experience).  

Note:  We welcome walk-ins throughout the day on any of the dates listed below.

Maria Day

Maria Day provides an all access look into the life of being a Maria College Students. You will attend classes, meet with faculty, have lunch with students, learn about Admission, and discuss any questions or concerns.  
  • Experience life as a Maria College student
  • Attend classes in your area of interest
  • Discuss your interests over lunch with faculty and students
  • Meet with an Admission Counselor to discuss application and plan for obtaining your educational goals.
  • Tour Campus.
  • Discuss financial aid with a financial aid advisor.

For more information or to reserve your spot call the Admission Office at 518-861-2517.  We encourage you to complete your application before attending, but if not you will be able to Apply during your visit.

Fall 2016 Maria Day Dates:

Friday, November 18
Wednesday, December 7

Click here to register online for one of these event dates.

Information Sessions

Part of making Maria College “your place” is developing relationships. From working hand-in-hand with your academic advisor to creating lasting connections with faculty members, Maria has the kind of small and nurturing environment where strong bonds are formed.  Our information sessions begin creating these small bonds with specific program sessions throughout the semester.

    • Various faculty members will present about their program and will be available to speak to you one-on-one.
    • Current students from your academic program will guide you around campus and discuss their own experiences at Maria College.
    • Financial Aid Officers will help you understand how our affordable tuition and financial aid process works.
    • Admission Officers will help guide you through our application process.

Fall '16 Event Dates:

Tuesday, October 25 | 6:00pm

Click here to register online for one of these event dates.

Personal Visit

Our students experience the Maria education difference-- service through learning. The entire Maria College community is committed to also serving you!  We hope you will come visit us (and come back often), then enroll in a program that fits your unique needs--4 and 2 year degrees, plus certificate programs.

Meet 1:1 with an admission counselor who will discuss our various programs and options for you and assist you through the application process.

    • Financial Aid Officers will help you understand how our affordable tuition and financial aid 
    • Current students will guide you around campus and discuss their own experiences at Maria College.
    • If available, we will set up a meeting with you and a faculty member or advisor to thoroughly discuss any past educational experiences or credits and develop a plan of studies for you.

Open House

Learn more about Maria College and the high demand majors in various schedule formats to meet your needs at the next Open House.

Open House agenda will include:

  • Overview of academic programs and "what can I do with this major"
  • A tour of the campus as current students share their experiences about Maria College.
  • Q&A session.
  • Admission Counselors will provide valuable information on the Maria admissions process.

Fall '16 Open House Dates:

Wednesday, October 12 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday, November 6 | 11:00am - 2:00pm

Register online for one of these Open House dates by clicking here.  For more information, please call 518.861.2517 or email admissions@mariacollege.edu.

LPN Information Session

LPN Information Session: Tuesday, October 11 from 6pm - 8pm
Click here to register for event online.

BENEFITS:

  • PNC program is a 16 month weekend LPN program*.   Contact the Maria Admissions team to determine if there are prerequisites you need to take this fall '16 semester to begin the certificate program in January 2017.
  • All courses earn college credit.
  • Seamless transition option to Maria A.A.S. Nursing program. Practical nurses (PNs) are important members of the healthcare team and can be found anywhere healthcare is delivered - in hospitals, nursing homes and other exciting healthcare settings.

*Note:  these are nursing classes only.  A transcript review will determine if you need other prerequisites in addition to the nursing classes, which could result in two additional terms of study.

Fast Track Admission

Bring your transcript(s), apply and be admitted, all in one day. Contact the Admission Team: 518.861.2517 or admissions@mariacollege.edu for more information.

Travel Schedule

Below is a posting of our Fall '16 travel schedule for the college fairs we will be attending. We hope, if you are in any of the locations listed, that you will stop by and say hello to a Maria College Admission Counselor!  Or if you would like to set up a time for us to visit your business or organization, please contact the Office of Admission at 518-861-2517 or e-mail admissions@mariacollege.edu
CASDA Green Tech September 29
CASDA Bethlehem September 29
Mekeel Christian Academy Visit October 3
FMCC Transfer Fair October 3
Belanger School of Nursing Fair October 3
SCCC Transfer Fair October 4
Ballston Spa H.S. Fair October 5
SUNY Plattsburgh College Night October 5
HVCC Transfer Fair October 6
Albany Leadership Academy Instant Admit Day      October 6
Burnt Hills H.S. Fair October 6
SUNY A.C.C. Transfer Fair October 6
A.C.C. Fall College Night  October 6
AMC Patient Care Complex October 12 & 13
Holy Names H.S. Visit October 14
 Dutches C.C. Fair October 17
SUNY Cobleskill Information Day October 17
Ichabod Crane H.S. Fair October 18
Columbia-Green C.C. College Fair October 18
Albany Memorial BSN Fair October 19
Spa Catholic College Fair October 19
AMC Benefits Fair  October 20
Guilderland Instant Admit Day October 20
South Colonie College Fair October 21
Samaritan Hospital BSN Fair October 26
HFM BOCES College Fair November 1
Capital Region BOCES Health Education Day November 9