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.

Website: www.molloy.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,534
Undergraduate
Students
(74.6%) 2,638 Women
(25.4%) 896 Men
1,446
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 4,188 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
571 average
530-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
572 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$51,856
Tuition and Fees
$31,490
Room and Board
$15,032
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Freshman Award
$19,410
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,197
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
194
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

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
8% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lion
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.5% Asian
11.1% Black/African-American
17.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.6% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
0.4% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning
88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 3  
Social Studies 4  
History    
Academic Electives 4  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 30
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component required
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for placement
ACT: Used for placement

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1000 Hempstead Avenue
City, State, Zip
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
Phone
(516) 323-4000
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@molloy.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 4,188 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 2,983 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 1,205 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
514 (16%) of 3,184 admitted students enrolled
Women
371 (16%) of 2,257 admitted students enrolled
Men
143 (15%) of 927 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
84% of 553 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.00
3.75 and Above
11%
3.50 - 3.74
8%
3.25 - 3.49
12%
3.00 - 3.24
28%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
15%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
571 average
530-600 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
30%
Score of 500 - 600
61%
Score of 400 - 500
7%
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
572 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
33%
Score of 500 - 600
58%
Score of 400 - 500
7%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
9%
Score of 24 - 29
41%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 19%
Top quarter: 54%
Top half: 89%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$51,856
Tuition and Fees
$31,490
Room and Board
$15,032
Books and Supplies
$1,470
Other Expenses
$3,864
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Final deadline May 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002775
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
539 (95.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
476 (88.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
475 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
51 (10.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$19,410
Need-Based Gift
Received by 467 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,007
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 402 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,500
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 41 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
52 (9.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,848

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,630 (90.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,357 (89.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,352 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
216 (9.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$16,123
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,212 (94.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,441
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,966 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,291
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 151 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
218 (7.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,906

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
76%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$33,197
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
23.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants, TRiO Grants
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
1,610
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
58
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
601
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Ethnic Background, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
72
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,501
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
194
Part-Time Faculty
526
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
22%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 57% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 31% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
374,214
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
784
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Informatics
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing

Location and Setting


Rockville Centre Population
24,110
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
30 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Rockville Centre
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Rockville Centre

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
8% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
92%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Lion
School Colors
Maroon and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, molloy student government, molloy nursing student association, molloy performing arts club, men's rugby, molloylife media
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,534
Women
2,638 (74.6%)
Men
896 (25.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,800
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.5% Asian
11.1% Black/African-American
17.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
60.6% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students.
0.4% from 10 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
1,446

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
67.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
72.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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