82%

Acceptance Rate

$21,260

Avg.Financial Aid

002197

FAFSA Code

About Nichols College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,592

Website

www.nichols.edu

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CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

There is a private university in Dudley, MA called Nichols College. The university covers an area of 200 acres. It was in 1815 when the Nichols College was founded. The motto of the Nichols College is Learn. Lead. Succeed and its official colors are black & green. The total enrolment stands at 1,570 students at Nichols College. Around 1,325 and 235 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 98 faculty. Around 91% of the students are 24 and under at Nichols College. At NC around 77% are white, 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 6% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 38% of the students are females and 62% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 205 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Robert Stansky, Fred W. Friendly, Sullivan Ballou, and Kenny. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, NC offers around 43 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education), and NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges). Nichols College has around $17 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

Center Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8004703379
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

82%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 1 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Nichols College. It is a non-refundable amount. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Nichols College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at Center Rd, Dudley, Massachusetts 01571-5000. They can also call them at (800) 470-3379.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,158

Average Annual Cost

$33,800

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$1,200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,950

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,200

Total One Year Cost

$52,550

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to NC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $50,165 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($35,940), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($14,250), and budget for other expenses ($2,450). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

75 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

41 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

36 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

29 Graduates

Marketing

22 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

19 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

16 Graduates

Psychology, General

15 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

14 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

International Business

6 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

5 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,322

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

30%

Full-time

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

62%

US National: 44%

Female

38%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

79% White

0% Unknown

7% Black

8% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

39%

Out Of State

56%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,981 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bison

School Colors

black, white, and green

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Commonwealth Coast Conference

Total Male Athletes

295

Total Female Athletes

137

Intramural Sports

17

Sports Club

5

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by NC. At NC, $14,250 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At Nichols College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 62% male and 38% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,637

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$183 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$21,260

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,590

Students Receiving State Aid

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,332

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,962

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$23,928

$30K - $48K

$24,868

$48K - $75K

$22,095

$75K - $110K

$20,550

> $110K

$18,726

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$20,204,564

The financial aid department of Nichols College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,052, whereas the financial aid is $20,656. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,215 as well as institutional aid worth $20,656. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Nichols College amount to $20,204,564 per annum.

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