Molloy College

1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, United States
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Overview of Molloy College

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,534
    • Men:896 Men (25.4%)
    • Women:2,638 Women (74.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Molloy College is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
3
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 30
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
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

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1000 Hempstead Avenue
City, State, Zip
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
Phone
(516) 323-4000
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.00
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,310 (60.19%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,712 (29.22%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,470 (2.92%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,864 (7.67%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Molloy College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15 | Final deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002775
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with 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

Scholarchips 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
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Ethnic Background, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,501

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Molloy College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


88.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


51.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


67.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


72.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (37)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

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


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice

Master's Programs of Study (28)


  • 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

Campus Life

Location & Geography

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

Available Transportation


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 of College Housing


8% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


92%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Molloy College offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,800

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,534
Women
2,638
Men
896

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

Number of Graduate Students


1,446

Student Resources

Study resources