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Molloy College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Molloy College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Molloy College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Molloy College was awarded 30 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

Molloy is ranked #238 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Out of the 132 colleges in New York, Molloy is ranked at #27.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Molloy?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Molloy College is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 76%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 84% of students accepted to Molloy submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 610. Math scores were between 530 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Molloy College  ( 530 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Molloy College  ( 530 to 600 )
Molloy received ACT scores from 36% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for Molloy College  ( 21 to 27 )

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Molloy College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Molloy is an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Molloy College is 28%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  28 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Molloy College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Molloy College has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Molloy for first-time, full-time students is 47%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  47 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Molloy

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,496 undergraduates at Molloy with 2,780 being full-time and 716 being part-time.

Molloy Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Molloy scored 41.05 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  41.05 out of 100
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How Much Does Molloy College Cost?

The overall average net price of Molloy is $28,977. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Molloy

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$23,955 $24,146 $27,491 $29,090 $32,851

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Molloy, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Molloy, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $7,544 a year. That adds up to $30,176 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Molloy is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Molloy Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Molloy make around $60,500 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Molloy students since it is 52% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Molloy College make the most money.

Location of Molloy College

Molloy College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Rockville Centre, New York. Rockville Centre is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of Molloy College

Contact details for Molloy are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
Phone: 516-323-3000

Molloy College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 36 majors graduated from Molloy College. Of these students, 839 received undergraduate degrees and 460 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 392 $87,600
Accounting 42 $61,700
Special Education 32 NA
General Psychology 31 NA
Business Administration & Management 30 $28,500
Criminal Justice & Corrections 28 $31,400
General Biology 26 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 26 NA
Communication & Media Studies 25 $33,400
Teacher Education Grade Specific 22 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Molloy College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Molloy

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 919 students took at least one online class at Molloy College. This is an increase from the 601 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 919 101
2016-2017 601 73
2015-2016 207 62
2014-2015 28 2
2013-2014 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Molloy College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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