1,301
Students
Financial aid thermometer
30,653
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
92
1993/2161
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Nichols College is a Comprehensive institution located in Dudley, MA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 129 Center Road
Dudley, MA  01571
United States
Contact Mr. Paul Brower
Assistant Dean for Enrollment
Email: paul.brower@nichols.edu
Phone: 508-213-2371

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,161
Applied
1,993
Accepted
1,301
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

693
Females Applied
650
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,468
Males Applied
1,343
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

2.89
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 1st December 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 506 460 560
SAT Math 507 456 550
ACT Composite 20 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,600
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Fees

400
Full-time student fees
13,800
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

30,653
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,635
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,346
Avg. Loan Aid
17,915
Avg. Grant Aid
19,407
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,301
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.13%
Black or African American 7.48%
White or Caucasian 77.8%
Asian 1.37%
Two or more races 3.7%

Gender

Male (63.26%)
Female (36.74%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 77%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Weekend (BisonFest) and Welcome Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Institute for Women's Leadership, Student Government Association, Student Athletic Advisory Council and Student Alumni Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

108
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 54
Part-time - 54
Male - 54
Female - 54