Beginning with the summer session of 2014, Medaille College’s School of Education will meet ALL the new Ontario College of Teacher’s requirements which go into effect September 2015 (i.e., 4 semesters, 80 days student teaching).

Medaille College practices a rolling admissions policy. This means applications are submitted on an on-going basis and admissions decisions are rendered as soon as the student completes the admissions process. While there are no deadlines for application to Medaille College, it is recommended that you apply several months before the start of the semester in which you wish to enroll.

Application: Complete the online application, which is sent directly to the Medaille College Admissions Office.

Mail all documents to:

Graduate Admissions
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214

High School Transcript: Contact your former high school and have a copy of your transcript mailed to the Admissions Office. If your high school will not mail the transcripts to the United States, you can have it mailed to you or pick it up but it must remain in the sealed high school envelope. Then, mail it to us in another envelope.

College/University Transcript: Have an official transcript forwarded to the Admissions Office from all colleges and universities that you have attended. If you are still taking classes, you will need to have another transcript sent when your degree requirements are completed. The transcripts must be sent to us directly from each institution, or if it is mailed to you or you pick it up, it must remain in the sealed institution's envelope. Then, mail it to us in another envelope.

Letters of Recommendation: Please submit two letters of recommendation with your application. One, preferably from someone who has observed you working with children through volunteer or paid work experience. Please do not include character references.

Personal Statement: A 500 word personal statement describing your philosophy of education, educational goals and your reasons for choosing Medaille College for your education.

Information Session: Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session at our Buffalo campus or in Oakville, ON.

To reserve a spot at an Information Session contact the Admissions Office at (800) 292-1582 or email SAGE Admissions at Interviews are no longer required as part of the Admissions process.

If any portion of a prospective student’s application or supporting documents are found to be falsified or plagiarized, the prospective student will be denied admission into Medaille College


International Students

International students must have the equivalent of a 4-year US or Canadian bachelor’s degree and provide a certified copy of their undergraduate bachelor’s degree(s). Certified translations of transcripts, and evaluations by World Education Services (WES) must accompany these transcripts. The results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) are also required for students for whom English is a second language. Students must have a minimum TOEFL score of 213 (computer based), 80 (internet based) or 550 (paper based).

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Why Medaille College?

  • Convenient class times for working adults
  • Small classes with personalized attention
  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Degree programs taught by faculty working in the field
  • Fully online programs for even more flexibility

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