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:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,502
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):42%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,581 (63% 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:$24,850
Out-of-state Tuition:$24,850
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$19,611

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Nyack College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Nyack College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services132
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education73
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs13
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies121
Philosophy and Religious Studies21
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations143
Visual and Performing Arts15
Grand total53314

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Nyack College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services112
Education3
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Theology and Religious Vocations12
Grand total319

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$24,850
Out-of-state$24,850
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,700
Out-of-state$10,700

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid23099%
Grant or scholarship aid23099%$19,611
Student loan aid19986%$6,766

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,42892%$14,175
Federal student loans1,21779%$7,541

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants455179276
Percent admitted100%100%100%
Percent admitted who enrolled51%55%48%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment2,502
Undergraduate enrollment1,451
Graduate enrollment1,051

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
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
    • 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
  • New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)
    • RN Baccalaureate Degree Programs

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