3,534
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,123
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
76
3184/4188
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

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

Molloy College, 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. For more than 50 years, Molloy College has evolved to become a dynamic learning institution with outstanding faculty, advanced technology, and a wide range of academic programs. In addition, Molloy has expanded its reach, offering graduate level courses at its Suffolk Center in East Farmingdale, New York, along with a number of on-site opportunities at area hospitals and school districts. Molloy College students possess the confidence needed to live and work in this fast-paced, ever-changing world. The college has expanded its global learning program, where students travel from Rockville Centre and 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 College is Diverse and Vibrant

Closer to home, Molloy College students make a difference in Rockville Centre as well as other nearby local communities. For example, as part of Molloy's tradition of service, students become involved in a number of service projects in the college's New York community 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 College 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 first residence hall. More than 150 students can now live on campus, providing them with new opportunities for campus involvement. Additonally, with more than 40 student clubs and honor societies, Molloy has something for each and every student. In recent years, Molloy College 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 in order to address critical and timely issues. Molloy recently opened a new student center, the Public Square, which features new classrooms and study spaces, as well as lounges, a game room and an art gallery. The Public Square also includes a new performing arts venue, the Madison Theatre, which will attract world-class performers to the College. Through Molloy College's diversity of programs, 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 start something and 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
Email: admissions@molloy.edu
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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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
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
Hispanic And Latin American Languages Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing Related Checkmark
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Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
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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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,188
Applied
3,184
Accepted
3,534
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

2,983
Females Applied
2,257
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,205
Males Applied
927
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3
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 Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 572 530 610
SAT Math 571 530 600
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,270
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Fees

1,220
Full-time student fees
15,032
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,123
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,410
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,925
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,152
Avg. Loan Aid
9,906
Avg. Grant Aid
12,441
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
46%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,534
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.89%
Black or African American 11.07%
White or Caucasian 60.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 1.63%
Other 1.46%

Gender

Male (25.35%)
Female (74.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 8%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Maroon Madness, Halloween Party and Welcome Back/End of Year BBQs

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Molloy Student Government, Molloy Nursing Student Association, Molloy Performing Arts Club, Men's Rugby and MolloyLife Media

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

720
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 194
Part-time - 526
Male - 224
Female - 496
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