Fall 2016 Enrollment
3,562 undergraduate students
81% of undergrad students are full time
27% male — 73% female
7% of students are from out of state
2016-2017 Academic Year
190 full-time faculty
533 part-time faculty
10 to 1 student/faculty ratio
17% of first year students live on campus
8% of all students live on campus
Molloy is located in Rockville Centre on Long Island, a short, 35-minute train ride from all that Manhattan offers.
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RETENTION FALL 2016
85% of students began in Fall 2015 and returned in Fall 2016 (full time, first time freshmen)
6 YEAR GRADUATION RATE 2016
75% of students graduated in 6 years
ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2016
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Molloy’s 19 intercollegiate teams compete in the East Coast Conference, NCAA Division II. The mascot is a lion, and the colors are maroon and white. Molloy’s softball team was recently one of eight schools in the country that earned a spot in the national championships. Additionally, the women’s basketball team reached the Sweet 16 nationally, and the men’s basketball, baseball, and soccer teams all made the conference finals.
Molloy College, an independent Catholic college based in Rockville Centre, was founded in 1955 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in Amityville, NY. The College serves a student population of approximately 4,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and was the only school in the nation to be named in the top 3 for value for two consecutive years by Money magazine. Molloy students can earn degrees in a variety of outstanding academic programs, including nursing, business, education, social work, music therapy, computer studies, and many more.
B.A./B.S./B.F.A./B.S.W. Accounting*, Art, Biology, Business Management*, Communication Arts, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Criminal Justice*, Education*, English, Earth and Environmental Studies, Finance*, Health Service Leadership, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Music Therapy*, New Media, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Speech-Language Pathology/, Audiology, Theatre Arts, Theology (*Five-year dual degree available) Honors Program, Pre-professiona ( Pre-dental, Pre-law, Pre-med, Pre-veterinary), A.A./A.A.S. Cardiovascular Technology, Liberal Arts, Respiratory Care.
M.B.A./M.S. Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Mental Health Counseling, Music Therapy, Nursing, Speech-Language Pathology, Social Work**
Doctoral Programs Ed.D in Education, Ph.D. in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
M.B.A. in Marketing
B.S. in Marketing
M.B.A. in Marketing/B.S. in Marketing (Dual Degree)
M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration
M.S. in Nursing Administration and Informatics/M.B.A. (Dual Degree)
B.S. in Nuclear Medicine Technology
*5-year dual degree available
**In partnership with Fordham University
In July 2016, Molloy was named the # 1 Value All-Star in the nation by Money magazine, and followed that with a #3 value ranking in the 2017 Money listings.
The College was recently named the #1 Nursing program in the country by College Factual.
Molloy has been ranked among the best in the country for earnings by graduates (Georgetown University study), named among the best private colleges in the greater New York metro area (by the Wall Street Journal), and consistently named one of the top academic institutions in the Northeast by The Princeton Review and the U.S. News & World Report.
Most recently, Molloy earned a #10 value in the country for Catholic universities in rankings compiled by College Values Online.
Molloy students possess the confidence needed to live and work in this fast-paced, ever-changing world. The college has expanded its International Education program, allowing students to travel from Rockville Centre to study in Belgium, India, Italy, France, Spain, Thailand, Japan, Australia, and many other locations. By immersing themselves other parts of the world, students gain knowledge while learning acceptance and understanding.
Closer to home, Molloy students make a difference in Rockville Centre as well as other local communities. For example, as part of Molloy’s tradition of service, students work on projects like BoxTown, a program that raises social consciousness of today’s homelessness issue.
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At Molloy, students enjoy the benefits of small classes (10:1 ratio) and personal attention from their professors. Molloy’s 85% retention rate is the best of all Long Island private schools and among the highest in the nation.
Molloy students can earn degrees in a variety of outstanding academic programs, including the liberal arts, social and natural sciences, nursing, business, education, social work, speech therapy, music therapy, and many more.
New programs include a New Media major, the Molloy/CAP21 B.F.A. program in musical theatre, and a four-year degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology. Additionally, the Business Division features classes taught by CEOs, CFOs, and other senior leaders from the business world.
Molloy’s Nursing and Education programs are well-known even beyond the New York metro region. The College has also earned recognition for its treatment of those with autism, with the music therapy and speech therapy programs providing tremendous support in that area.
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CLASS SIZE BREAKDOWN
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Always Something to Do
Campus life in Rockville Centre is alive and vibrant, anchored by its two new residence halls and a new student center that includes a performing arts theatre. With a wide range of activities, including social events, charitable programs, and Division II athletics, there’s always something to do, someone to meet, or somewhere to go.
Traditions and Events
Molloy hosts several activities, including a variety of barbecues, an annual Halloween party, a Comedy Night, and much, much more. Additionally, Molloy has become a focal point for civic discourse in recent years. The school has hosted guest lectures from world leaders looking to assess critical and timely issues. Past speakers have included Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, New York Times best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell, and Newsweek editor Fareed Zakaria.
Sports and academics go hand-in-hand at Molloy, where students are known for both their athletic and scholastic success. More than 60 percent of athletes record a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Molloy competes in the East Coast Conference with a winning tradition in a number of athletic programs.
CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES
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Committed to Its Mission
Even as it expands and renovates, Molloy remains committed to its core principles and the power of education to transform lives. Through Molloy’s diversity of programs, personal attention from faculty, and commitment to improving both Long Island and the world, students graduate prepared to make a difference.
ADMISSIONS FALL 2016
4,030 Total Applicants
3,100 Total Admissions
565 Total Freshmen Enrollment
76.92% of applicants admitted
Admissions Deadlines for 2017-18 Admission
Rolling admission? Yes
Rigor of secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Freshmen Profile Fall 2016
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|SAT Critical Reading||490||580|
TUITION AND COSTS
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TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2016-2017
|Room and Board (on campus)||$14,250|
|Estimated Total On Campus||$43,350|
Average Financial Aid Packages 2015-2016 FINAL
$18,731 First year students
$12,044 All undergrads
Financial Aid Breakdown 2015-2016 FINAL
47% on average, the percentage of need that was met
9% of financial need students that had need fully met
$12,044 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$4,183 Average need-based loan
Molloy offers competitive, merit-based scholarships that are based upon the student’s academic record and standardized test scores, as well as athletic scholarships for those with proven ability in a particular sport. There are also community service scholarships that are awarded to students with a proven commitment to service. Additionally, Molloy offers some scholarships to students transferring from other schools.