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Medaille University: Building Community Together

Founded in 1937, Medaille is a private, nonsectarian university in Buffalo, New York, that serves a diverse base of traditional undergraduate resident and commuter students, working adult and graduate students, and online students. Medaille’s campus is located in the cultural heart of the city, nestled alongside the historic Olmsted Crescent, near Delaware Park.

Become Part of the #MedailleFamily

Medaille University brings something to the higher education community in Western New York unlike any other institution in the area. From day one, you will be welcomed into the Medaille Family by faculty, staff, alumni and fellow students who care about you as an individual and want you to succeed. At Medaille, you are more than just a number. Together, Medaille is building a community that supports each other through academic achievement, career success, civic engagement and all the life in between.

Personalized Attention & Support

Medaille’s supportive community offers personalized attention and unparalleled student support services, as part of its commitment to your success and well-being. From small class sizes that offer students more personalized interactions with professors to academic advisors, peer mentors, professional tutors and career planning counselors, you will have experts available to guide you down whatever path you choose.

Innovative Dual Degree Partnerships & $5K to Stay

Classroom size is just the first step to student success at Medaille. The University knows sometimes your career goals involve earning two degrees. That is why it has partnered with the University at Buffalo School of Law, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and other veterinary, medical and professional schools to give students the opportunity to finish an undergraduate and graduate degree in less time. Medaille’s 3+3, 3+1 and 4+1 dual degree tracks allow you to fast-track your career and save a year’s worth of tuition. And for students who want to earn a master’s degree in education, businesses, organizational leadership, accounting, psychology or clinical mental health counseling, Medaille offers its undergraduate students a $5K to Stay scholarship toward earning that graduate degree at Medaille.

In-Demand Academic Programs

In addition to dual degree partnerships with other institutions, Medaille offers in-demand undergraduate and graduate degrees, with several minor and concentration options, which allows you to turn your unique passion into a profession. Examples include veterinary technology with a pre-professional veterinarian school minor, criminal justice with a juvenile and family justice concentration, elementary education with a developmental psychology minor, sport communication with a public relations minor, or esports management with a sport and recreation leadership minor.

Practitioner Faculty & Hands-on Learning

Not only do Medaille students get immersed in their field of choice with engaging course curriculum, but every undergraduate major includes one or more internships and real-world, hands-on experience to prepare you to be leaders in your profession. You will also learn from faculty members who are well-versed, experienced experts in their field, and many who are current industry leaders, providing you with insight into the latest trends and practical tips for success.

Most Athletic Programs in WNY

The perks of Medaille do not stop with academics. Medaille offers more NCAA athletic programs than any other institution in Western New York. Our 19 competitive NCAA Division III sports include bowling, swimming and diving, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, volleyball, baseball, softball, golf and field hockey.

Rich Campus Life

Medaille’s tree-lined, intimate campus is located right across from Delaware Park and just minutes away from downtown Buffalo, providing students with easy access to a diverse range of cultural experiences. Campus features include a Starbucks, an esports gaming room, TV and radio production studios, and skywalks connecting main buildings. A large population of undergraduate students opt in to live on campus, and residence life offers non-communal bathrooms, laundry units on each floor, a kitchen, lounge and computer lab in each residence hall, and extra opportunities for connection building and involvement.

Involvement & Leadership Opportunities

Medaille offers commuter and resident students alike with countless opportunities for extracurricular involvement. You have the opportunity to join or even create student clubs or organizations, which provides you with leadership development and the chance to make lifelong friendships. From student government and the multicultural club to the esports team and Mavericks cheerleading, there is something for everyone.

To become a Medaille Maverick, please call 1-800-292-1582, or visit to learn more, see visit opportunities and apply today.


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