Molloy College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Molloy College
Molloy College. Courtesy of Molloy College

Molloy College Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 77%, Molloy College is not a highly selective school. Generally, students with good grades and test scores are likely to be accepted. To apply, prospective students will need to submit an application, along with SAT or ACT scores, high school transcripts, and a personal essay. For more information, be sure to visit Molloy's website, or contact the admissions office for more details about the admissions process.

Admissions Data (2016):

Molloy College Description:

Molloy College is a private, Roman Catholic liberal arts college in Rockville Centre, New York. The campus is conveniently located in Nassau County, Long Island, just a few miles from several popular beaches and a short drive from New York City. It is primarily a commuter school, although the college’s first residence hall was opened in 2011. Molloy’s academics are highly ranked and assure individualized attention with a student faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Students can choose from 29 undergraduate majors including one of the largest nursing programs in the country and other popular programs in elementary education, social work and criminal justice. Molloy also offers a number of graduate programs in areas such as nursing, education, business and music therapy. Outside of class, students are actively involved in campus life, participating in more than 40 clubs and organizations. The Molloy Lions compete in the NCAA Division II East Coast Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,069 (3,598 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 25% Male / 75% Female
  • 81% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $29,100
  • Books: $1,470 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $14,250
  • Other Expenses: $3,864
  • Total Cost: $48,684

Molloy College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 95%
    • Loans: 71%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,149
    • Loans: $6,921

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 85%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 48%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 75%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Volleyball, Tennis, Lacrosse, Track, Bowling, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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