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Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY
Molloy, founded in 1955, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 25-acre campus is located in Rockville Centre, 20 miles east of New York City.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,598
   Women 2,682 (74.5%)
   Men 916 (25.5%)
Graduate Students 1,471
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 4,030 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.00
SAT Math 541 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 536 average
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $48,684
  Tuition and Fees $29,100
  Room and Board $14,250
Average Percent of Need Met 56%
Average Freshman Award $18,731
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 186
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Rockville Centre Population 24,110
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 21% of freshmen, 8% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Lion
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.5% Asian
11.9% Black/African-American
16.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.3% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students 0.4% from 12 countries
First-Year Students Returning 85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 47.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported