General Information About Molloy College
Molloy College offers students a rich, multidimensional educational experience in an academically challenging environment. We foster critical thinking and creative exploration while preparing students to live and work in the global world of today. Over the past 50 years, Molloy College has undergone a transformation to meet student needs. While we remain true to our core values, we have evolved into a dynamic learning institution with outstanding faculty, state-of-the-art-technology and distinguished academic programs. We offer degrees in many areas including Business, Education, Criminal Justice, the Allied Health Sciences and Computer Information Systems. We will challenge you with progressive programs in Psychology, Theology and Philosophy, as well as, History and Political Science, Music Therapy and Mathematics. And Molloy College proudly boasts the fourth largest Nursing Program in the nation. Campus life at Molloy College is vibrant and growing with more than 40 clubs and honor societies. The Music Therapy Club, The Gaelic Society, and the Performing Arts Club are just a few of the many exciting clubs available. Whether participating in the Jazz Ensemble, writing for a campus publication, or serving as a student government representative, Molloy College has something for every student. At Molloy College, athletics and academics go hand-in-hand. Students compete in the New York College Athletic Conference (NYCAC) and the NCAA - Division II. We have exciting, well established, competitive programs in lacrosse, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, cross country, equestrian and dance team. We take pride in our remarkable athletic achievements as well as our academic accomplishments. We believe in offering our students progressive and inspiring ways to learn. Our Global-Learning Program has expanded to include travel and educational opportunities in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Japan, India, Australia and Thailand. We believe that when students are immersed in another culture, they gain knowledge while learning acceptance and understanding. Our faculty promotes academic freedom, while encouraging the spirit of inquiry in a nurturing, learning environment. Staffed with noted scholars who possess extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for their subject area, members of the Molloy College faculty are accessible, making it easy to address the individual needs of every student. Our faculty is committed to preparing you for your role as an effective leader in both the community and the world. Grounded in academic excellence, the ideals of truth, and respect for the worth and dignity of every student, Molloy College provides a value-centered educational experience. Our innovative approach enhances every student’s intellectual, ethical, spiritual and social development. Every Molloy College student graduates prepared to live and work in a world where their only boundaries are self-imposed. Through its diversity of academic programs, personalized attention from dedicated faculty and commitment to improving both Long Island and the world, Molloy College develops graduates who enter the professional world prepared to lead and excel.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 1,664 Percent Admitted 56% Men Admitted 55% Women Admitted 56% Full Time Retention Rate 87%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 460 565 Math 450 600
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,275 Native American 12 Asian 370 African American 853 Hispanic 582 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,511 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 203