Nyack College

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School Overview

Nyack College began in 1882 when a Canadian named A.B. Simpson decided he wanted to bring the Good News of God’s love to whoever would listen, including the poor and downtrodden. Simpson committed to taking “the whole gospel” to “the whole world”. Since then, Nyack has grown into an institution that offers associates, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree programs to their 2,500 students.

Nyack College is located in Nyack, NY and has about 38 traditional undergraduate, 14 traditional graduate degree programs, and 13 online undergraduate and graduate programs.

Nyack College, a Christian and Missionary Alliance educational institution, through its undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs, pursues its historic mission of preparing men and women to “take the whole Gospel to the whole world.
Nyack College Mission

Nyack College Students

Nyack College is one of the few that has almost equal parts undergraduate and graduate students. With over 2,500 in enrolled students for 2017, just over 1,450 of those are undergraduates and 1,050 are graduates. Over 40% of their undergraduate students and almost 30% of their graduate students take online courses through Nyack online programs.

Nyack is a diverse college with Hispanics/Latinos making up about 32% of their student body, African Americans comprising 30%, and Caucasians/whites making up 20%.

Nyack College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (845) 675-4400
Website: www.nyack.edu/consumerinfo
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.nyack.edu/apply
Address: 1 South Blvd, Nyack, NY 10960-3698
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,351
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,254 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $25,350
Out-of-state Tuition: $25,350
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,774

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

Nyack College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Nyack College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 142
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 74
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 13
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 121
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 1
Theology and Religious Vocations 143
Visual and Performing Arts 15
Grand total 53315

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Nyack 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 2018-2019
In-state $25,350
Out-of-state $25,350
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $10,880
Out-of-state $10,880

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 189 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 189 100% $18,774
Student loan aid 135 71% $5,829

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,330 95% $14,127
Federal student loans 918 66% $8,454

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Nyack 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 Nyack College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 458 203 255
Percent admitted 100% 98% 98%
Percent admitted who enrolled 44% 44% 43%

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

Nyack College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,351
Undergraduate enrollment 1,339
Graduate enrollment 1,012

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

Nyack College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

*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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