Nichols College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Nichols College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,415 students enrolled. This college was established in 1815 and is the only school located in Dudley, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
At Nichols College you can get your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Nichols College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Accounting and Finance, Occupational Therapy, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
The rate of student retention at Nichols College is relatively low at 62% (way below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Nichols College is below average: 53%.

Student to faculty ratio at Nichols College is reasonably decent, 18:1. Learn more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,800
Average tuition cost is extremely high - around $31,500 per year. The additional fees at NC beyond tuition are around $300; this comes to a total of $31,800 a year.

Read the details about Nichols College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
According to government data, 2,348 applications were submitted and 1,749 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Nichols College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Nichols College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at NC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Nichols College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, approximately $5,800 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at NC. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Nichols College seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Nichols College Location and Maps



Post Address: Nichols College, Center Rd, Dudley, Massachusetts 01571-5000, USA
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