Visit Campus

We believe the best way for you to understand the value of a Maria College education is to visit our campus and meet our staff and students in person. Please contact the Office of Admissions via email: or by phone (Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm) to speak with an admissions counselor.

Personal Visit
To schedule a time to visit or register for Admissions event(s) please visit our online registration form or contact the Admissions Office at (518) 861-2517 or email

Attend an Event
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). We welcome walk-ins throughout the day on any of the dates listed below.

  • Open House: Mar 30

    The best way to learn about Maria College is to come and visit us at an Open House. 

    Spring Open House:
    Saturday, March 30 | 11am-2pm

    Prospective students will have a chance to “choose their own adventure” and be eligible to win great prizes by getting “passports” stamped as they visit multiple information stations learning more about academic programs, financial aid, and more.

    For more information, please call (518) 861-2517 or email

    Click here to register.

  • Get Psyched Days: Apr 5 or 12

    Build a career that is catered to your interests. The Maria College Psychology program allows you the flexibility to choose from a variety of electives in your area of interests. With 42 credits of electives you will be able to personalize your studies.

    Get Psyched Days:
    April 5 or 12 | Stop by between 9am-4:30pm

    • Learn more about the Psychology program from faculty.
    • Take a tour of the Maria College campus. Meet with an admissions counselor and develop your academic plan.
    • Learn about scholarships.
    • Start your application process.
    • Refreshments will be served.

    For more information, please call (518) 861-2517 or email

    Click here to register.

  • Occupational Science Expo: Apr 15

    Occupational Science Expo:
    April 15 | 6pm-8pm
    McAuley Building, Distance Learning Room

    • Learn more about our programs:
      • Occupational Therapy Assistant AAS
      • Health & Occupational Sciences BS
    • Take a tour of our NEW Occupational Science facilities.
    • Start your application process.
    • Refreshments will be served.

    For more information, please call (518) 861-2517 or email

    Click here to register.

  • Instant Admit Day

    Bring your transcript(s), apply and be admitted, all in one day. Check back for future event dates. Contact the Admission Team at (518) 861-2517 or for more information.

  • Maria Day

    Reserved for high school students, Maria Day provides an all access look into the life of being a Maria College Student. Check back for event dates.

    • 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.

    For more information, please call (518) 861-2517 or email

  • 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.

    Please check back for future dates.

  • LPN Information Session

    Are you interested in the exciting field of healthcare? Do you want to be a nurse? Maria College can help you follow your passion. A 16 month* LPN program designed for working professionals.

    LPN Program Highlights:

    • Earn your degree in 16 short months*.
    • Flexible schedule with weekend coursework.
    • All coursework is college level and credits are transferable.
    • Provides a seamless pathway to the Maria College A.A.S. Nursing (RN program).

    Tour the college, speak one-on-one with an admission counselor about the application process and ask your questions during a Q&A session with Nursing faculty.

    *Note: nursing courses only; transcript review will determine if prerequisites are required resulting in additional study terms. Open lab hours and some activities are not exclusively on the weekend.

    For more information contact the Office of Admissions at (518) 861-2517 or

  • High School Instant Admit Day

    High School students interested in attending Maria College can bring their transcript, meet with an admission counselor, learn more about your intended major and be accepted into Maria, all in one evening!

    For more information, please call (518) 861-2517 or email

  • 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.

    Call Admissions to schedule your appointment (518) 861-2517.

  • Travel Schedule

    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

    Spring ’19 Travel Schedule:

    SCCC Transfer Fair

    March 12

    11AM – 2PM

    SUNY-Cobleskill Fair

    March 13

    9AM – 1PM

    HVCC Transfer Fair

    March 13

    10AM – 1PM

    CDCA Spring College Fair

    March 19

    9AM – 11:30AM

    6PM – 8PM

    CFES Sophomore Summit

    March 20

    10AM – 2PM

    Columbia Greene College Fair

    March 22

    1PM – 2PM

    6PM – 7:30PM

    B.C.C. Transfer Fair

    March 27

    10AM – 1PM

    SUNY-Albany Medical Career Fair

    March 27

    11AM – 1PM

    Spa Catholic H.S. Fair

    March 27

    12:30PM – 2:30PM

    Columbia H.S. Trade School Fair

    March 28

    9:55AM – 1:10PM

    Herkimer College Day

    April 1

    9:30AM – 12PM

    Albany Memorial Nursing Fair

    April 3

    11:30AM – 1PM

    Albany H.S. Fair

    April 3

    10:15AM – 11:45AM

    Colonie H.S. Fair

    April 3

    6:30PM – 8PM

    Saratoga Job Fair

    April 4

    10AM – 4PM

    Green Tech H.S. Fair

    April 4

    11:30AM – 1PM

    Schenectady H.S. Fair

    April 4

    6:30PM – 8PM

    MLK Job Fair

    April 4

    11AM – 3PM

    Hudson H.S. Fair

    April 9

    9:30AM – 11AM

    Monument Mountain H.S. Fair

    April 9

    6:30PM – 8:30PM

    Samaritan BSN Fair

    April 10

    11:30AM – 1PM

    Troy H.S. Career Fair

    April 11

    9AM – 11:30AM

    Mt. Anthony H.S. Fair

    April 11

    11AM – 12:30PM

    Saratoga H.S. Fair

    April 15

    6:30PM – 8PM

    Guilderland H.S. Fair

    April 16

    6:30PM – 8PM

    Albany Leadership H.S. Fair

    April 17

    11:30AM – 1PM

    Shenendehowa H.S. Fair

    April 17

    6:30PM – 8PM

    Stillwater H.S. Fair

    April 18

    9AM – 10:30AM

    Bethlehem H.S. Fair

    April 18

    6:30PM – 8PM

    Niskayuna H.S. Fair

    April 19

    4PM – 6PM

    Arlington H.S. Fair

    April 29

    2:20PM – 3:30PM

    5PM – 6:30PM

    SUNY-Adirondack Fair

    April 30

    6PM – 8PM

    G.F. Hospital Professional Day

    May 29

    12PM – 7PM