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Get the facts about Molloy College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Molloy College Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Molloy College was awarded 31 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Molloy as #242 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Molloy held the #258 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Molloy is also ranked #27 out of 132 schools in New York.

See all of the rankings for Molloy College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Molloy?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Molloy College is 76%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Molloy is a good fit for you.

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 )

Learn more about Molloy College admissions.

Molloy College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Molloy it is much better at 10 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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

The freshmen retention rate of 88% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Molloy College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Molloy the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 47%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  47 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Molloy College.

Below Average Overall Diversity at Molloy

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,534 undergraduates at Molloy with 2,800 being full-time and 734 being part-time.

Molloy Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Molloy is 31.45 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  31.45 out of 100
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How Much Does Molloy College Cost?

The overall average net price of Molloy is $27,949. 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 +
$24,869 $24,126 $26,936 $28,440 $30,696

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Molloy, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $7,434 a year. That adds up to $29,736 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Molloy is 3.2%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Molloy with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $60,500 in their early years. That's great news for Molloy students since it is 48% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Molloy College make the most money.

Location of Molloy College

Located in Rockville Centre, New York, Molloy College is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Rockville Centre makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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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 33 majors graduated from Molloy College. Of these students, 879 received undergraduate degrees and 423 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 404 $87,600
Accounting 45 $61,700
Business Administration & Management 40 $28,500
Special Education 39 NA
General Psychology 38 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 37 $31,400
Social Work 28 NA
Communication & Media Studies 27 $33,400
General Biology 24 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 21 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 options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

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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