C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B+
Nichols College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New England Football Conference
Address
Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571
From Nichols College

Most colleges create graduates. But at Nichols College, we create game changers. We provide a business and professional education that's focused on you and your potential. With field-tested faculty, hands-on learning, and our professional and leadership programs, you'll learn how to take on a challenge—and create your future.

With a curriculum that's designed to stay current, you'll be prepared academically, and you'll learn market-ready skills that will impress employers right away. That's what makes us different. And it's why you'll be ready for what's ahead—and ready to lead.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Scores Range
840-1030
ACT Scores Range
18-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Nichols College

Cost

Net Price
$27,326/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,689/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,807/ year
  • $49-75k
    $26,676/ year
  • $76-110k
    $28,323/ year
  • $110k+
    $30,336/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.19 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.20 responses
80%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.20 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,180Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
33%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Dumb and rich, smart and poor, or athletic d-bag
    41%
  • Business
    24%
  • We have a variety of people
    18%
  • Either very smart or not smart
    6%
  • entreprunuer
    6%
  • Rachet
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life.20 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.30 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
Report
  • Business
    53%
  • Many oportunities
    18%
  • Education worthy; college experience poor
    12%
  • Worth the Money
    12%
  • Many activities. Mostly sports in the beginning.
    6%

After Nichols College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.16 responses
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Nichols College Reviews

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Nichols College is a great business college. Professors are required to have office hours to help students, and are helpful and eager to help students any time they can. The school prepares you my having a Professional Development Seminar class to master resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and budgeting. The classes at Nichols have a lot of presentations and group projects. It is ridiculous to have to take two humanities courses and a social science course that are irrelevant to business and students majors. The food on campus is a hit or miss. The housing (dorm) situation is horrible. Some dorms are aweful and shouldn't be lived in. The social programming board and various clubs try to put on weekly events.
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There is not an overwhelming amount of work or effort needed to put into homework, also there is not a substantial amount of homework that is assigned or required. There is not usually a big turn out for any of the sports events, though there is a generally welcoming atmosphere on campus. However a lot of people do go home on the weekends, and up until 7-8pm there is pretty much no life on campus during the weekend either.
Well, I thought that I had wanted to go to a small school because I went to a small high school so i figured that I'd want something similar to that but I was pretty dissatisfied. I had decided over my winter break that Nichols College was not for me. I had applied to Salem State University for the Fall 2016 semester as a transfer student and I had gotten accepted. There are more undergraduates there and I will enjoy myself a lot more there because there are more people and diversity among how everyone acts.