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Nichols, is a private, liberal arts college. Founded in 1815 as a college for men, it adopted coeducation in 1970. Its 210-acre campus is located in Dudley, 15 miles south of Worcester.

Website: www.nichols.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,326
Undergraduate
Students
(37.5%) 497 Women
(62.5%) 829 Men
227
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
80% of 2,488 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.90
SAT Math
520 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
525 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,490
Tuition and Fees
$36,540
Room and Board
$13,950
Average Percent of Need Met
92%
Average Freshman Award
$30,891
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
52
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 31% of classes
20-29 students: 62% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Dudley Population
11,390
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
74% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bison
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
6.2% Black/African-American
9.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.3% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
1.9%
First-Year Students Returning
76.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
94%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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