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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

We are doing our best to keep the Herd safe. Our campus and classrooms are regularly cleaned. Faculty, staff and students follow social distancing and PPE guidelines on campus. Regular testing is also provided to all faculty, staff and students. Private student tours are still available at Nichols College. Contact our Admissions team to schedule yours. Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  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

Be sure to check out our January Espresso Application! Apply by Jan. 31 and we'll put $600 in Bison Bucks on your student account when you join the Herd.
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
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,532 / 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
$23,135 / 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
16:1
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. 25 responses
80%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 25 responses

Majors

Sport Management at Nichols College

Our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management prepares students for leadership roles in the exciting world of sports, whether it's on the sidelines or in the front office. Our alumni have worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including the Miami Marlins, Boston Celtics, and the Kraft Group, just to name a few.

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • All
    11%
  • None
    82%
  • Some
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,217 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
108
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
40%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Dumb and rich, smart and poor, or athletic d-bag
    36%
  • We have a variety of people
    27%
  • Business
    18%
  • Either very smart or not smart
    5%
  • entreprunuer
    5%
  • Outgoing
    5%
  • Rachet
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
84%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 25 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 35 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Business
    41%
  • Many oportunities
    18%
  • Education worthy; college experience poor
    14%
  • Many activities. Mostly sports in the beginning.
    9%
  • Worth the Money
    9%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Useless
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
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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