Nichols College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
PO Box 5000
Dudley, MA 01571-5000
(508) 213-2203
(800) 470-3379
Fax: (508) 943-9885

Contact: Diane Gillespie
Director of Admissions
Main Address
PO Box 5000
Dudley, MA 01571-5000
(508) 213-2203

www.nichols.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 1,308
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 391
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,285
Graduate enrollment: 224

Setting
Suburban setting
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 65%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Arts and entertainment management B
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Business Communications B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Development B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Education

Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Nichols College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 470-3379
Website: www.nichols.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.nichols.edu/admission/requirements
Address: Center Rd, Dudley, MA 01571-5000
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,560
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 51%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,090 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,940
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,940
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $23,135

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Nichols College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Nichols College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1103
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Psychology 1
Grand total 1184

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Nichols College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $35,940
Out-of-state $35,940
Books and supplies $1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,538
Out-of-state $1,538

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 354 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 354 100% $23,135
Student loan aid 321 91% $9,464

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,271 96% $22,729
Federal student loans 1,003 76% $6,310

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Nichols College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Nichols College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,488 1,658 830
Percent admitted 100% 80% 79%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 14% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Nichols College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,560
Undergraduate enrollment 1,325
Graduate enrollment 235

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Nichols College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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