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Nichols College
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  • 4 Year
  • DUDLEY, MA

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade D+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

CENTER RD
DUDLEY, MA 01571
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Conference
From Nichols College

Join our family of 1,200 students on 250 acres of beautiful New England. Breathe easy and focus on being your best self on our wonderful campus. If you need to get away, you’re always just a shuttle ride away from the Worcester night life and amazing cities like Boston, Providence, and Hartford.

We’re here for the community, and here for the future. As a college of choice for business and leadership education, with a solid foundation in experiential learning and professional development, our alumni are prepared to make an impact all across the globe. We’re proud to be home to today’s most inspiring, motivated, and innovative young influencers, and we’ll be proud to call you one of the Herd.

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Nichols College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
80%
SAT Range
840-1030
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,300 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,324 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 19 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
82%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

Bloomberg Terminals and Finance Classroom at Nichols College

academic spotlight

Get hands-on learning with 12 Bloomberg terminals in our state-of-the-art finance classroom. Nichols College is at the forefront of technology in business.

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    79%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,111 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
93
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
46%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
  • We have a variety of people
    34%
  • Business
    19%
  • Either very smart or not smart
    16%
  • Outgoing
    16%
  • Athlete
    6%
  • Rachet
    6%
  • entreprunuer
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 44 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 54 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Business
    46%
  • Many oportunities
    17%
  • Education worthy; college experience poor
    10%
  • Worth the Money
    7%
  • Many activities. Mostly sports in the beginning.
    5%
  • Average
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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