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Molloy University

Rockville Centre, NY


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Molloy University Offers Enriching Academic Experience on Long Island Campus and Around the World

Molloy University, located in Rockville Centre, New York, offers students a rich and multidimensional education experience. The Long Island school encourages critical thinking and creative exploration in a personal community setting. Molloy combines the strengths of academic excellence and leadership with personal, compassionate mentoring to bring out the best in every student. Over the last 60 years, Molloy University has evolved to become a dynamic learning institution with outstanding faculty, advanced technology, and a wide range of academic programs including masters and doctoral degrees. In addition, Molloy has expanded its reach, with additional campuses in Manhattan and East Farmingdale, New York. 

Molloy University students possess the confidence needed to live and work in this fast-paced, ever-changing world. The University has expanded its global learning program, where students travel from Rockville Centre to study abroad in Belgium, India, Italy, France, Spain, Thailand, and Australia. By traveling from Long Island and immersing themselves in cultures in other parts of the world, students gain knowledge while learning acceptance and understanding.

Student Life at Molloy University is Diverse and Vibrant

Closer to home, Molloy University students make a difference in Rockville Centre as well as other nearby communities. For example, as part of Molloy's tradition of service, students become involved in a number of projects in the New York metropolitan region that include BoxTown, a program to raise social consciousness about the issue of homelessness. Athletics and academics go hand-in-hand at Molloy College, where students are known for both their athletic and scholastic success. The Long Island school has a winning tradition in a number of athletic programs and recently won conference championships in women's basketball and men's soccer. Molloy University athletes compete in the East Coast Conference, NCAA Division II. Campus life in Rockville Centre, New York, is alive and vibrant, and Molloy recently opened its third residence hall. More than 300 students can now live on campus, providing them with new opportunities for campus involvement. Additionally, with more than 60 student clubs and honor societies, Molloy has something for every student. In recent years, Molloy University has become a focal point for civic discourse with key community forums. Top regional, national, and international leaders (including Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell and "Newsweek" editor Fareed Zakaria) have come to Rockville Centre to visit the College to address critical and timely issues. Molloy’s student center, the Public Square, features classrooms and study spaces, as well as lounges, a game room and music practice rooms. The Public Square also includes a performing arts venue, the Madison Theatre, which attracts world-class performers to the University. Through Molloy University's diversity of programming, personal attention from faculty, and commitment to improving both Long Island and the world, students develop an "I will" attitude that prepares them to enter the professional world -- ready and able to make a difference.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 Hempstead Avenue
PO Box 5002
Rockville Centre, NY  11571-5002
United States
Contact Mr. Marc Soevyn
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 516-323-4000

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Nuclear Medical Technology
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Application Fee
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported October 15th Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 604 520 650
SAT Math 601 590 670
ACT Composite 27 25 32

Tuition & Fees

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Full-time student fees
Room & board
Room only

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Student Body

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Hispanic/Latino 22.35%
Black or African American 9.7%
White or Caucasian 54.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 8.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.22%
Two or more races 2.12%
Other 1.79%


Male (27.87%)
Female (72.13%)

Campus Life


College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 9%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Back BBQ/Welcome Back-A, Pet an Alpaca, Halloweenfest and End of Year BBQ

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Molloy Student Government, Molloy Nursing Student Association, Anime Club, Gaming Club and African American Caribbean Organization

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark Division 2 No
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Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
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Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
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Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 2 No
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Rugby Checkmark No No
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Total Faculty
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 191
Part-time - 491
Male - 207
Female - 475
Molloy University