Nichols College

Nichols College Ranking

country rank: 1157
world rank: 3386

University Overview

Nichols College ranking, established in 1815, is a non-profit private specialist higher-education university based in the suburban setting of Dudley, Massachusetts (population range of 10,000-49,999). Nichols College (Nichols) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Nichols College (Nichols) provides classes and services leading to formally accredited higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. credentials, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 205-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education institution has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, rendering it a least selective institution. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Nichols College  also offers a library, accommodation, recreational equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Nichols College Ranking

University Identity

Name Nichols College
Acronym Nichols
Founded 1815
Motto Your success is our business
Colours Black and green

University Location

Address Center Road Dudley 01571-5000 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (800) 470 3379
Fax +1 (508) 943 9885

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Office of Admissions, PO Box 5000 Dudley 01571-5000 (508) 213 2203 800 470 3379

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Nichols College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 27,627 physical volumes, 289 physical media and 35 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Nichols College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 973 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Colleges of Worcester Consortium Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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