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First time freshmen, transfer students and students who wish to apply for associate or bachelor’s degree programs.


Graduate Programs

Students who wish to apply for master’s degree programs or advanced certifications.


Online Programs

Students who wish to apply for our online-only degree programs.

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Undergraduate Programs

First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus college experience.

Adult and Graduate Programs

Working professionals and adults who've been out of school for a while, looking to advance their careers.

Online Programs

Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

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Undergraduate Programs

High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.


Adult and Graduate Programs

Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.


Online Programs

Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.

Academic Credit, Unit ofnext

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Academic Credit, Unit of

Medaille College adheres to NYSED’s definition of a semester hour in order to determine instructional time for all courses, regardless of delivery format. Medaille College has established the following definition for an academic unit of credit, or credit hour assignment: one credit represents the equivalent of one hour of lecture or recitation or at least two hours of laboratory work each week and at least 30 hours of supplementary assignments for one semester term or its equivalent.

Semester hour(s)/credit(s) earned

Minutes of instructional time (minimum)

1

750

2

1,500

3

2,250

4

3,000

Time-on-task for online courses:

In order to ensure adequate time-on-task for online courses, students are expected to complete a minimum time-on-task for learning activities. Please refer to list below for minimal time-on-task requirements:

1 credit course (7 weeks)

Total time-on-task for course: 45.5 hours

2 credit course (7 weeks)

Total time-on-task for course: 91 hours

3 credit course (7 weeks)

Total time-on-task for course: 136.5 hours

4 credit course (7 weeks)

Total time-on-task for course: 182 hours

Rev. 10/2015