Molloy College

Molloy College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Molloy College Ranked?

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2022 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 224 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Molloy as #269 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Molloy is also ranked #31 out of 160 schools in New York.

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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 74%, 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 91% 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 540 and 620. Math scores were between 540 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Molloy College  ( 540 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for Molloy College  ( 540 to 630 )
Molloy received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Molloy College  ( 21 to 28 )

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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

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

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 52%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  52 out of 100

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Molloy College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,510 undergraduates at Molloy with 2,746 being full-time and 764 being part-time.

How Much Does Molloy College Cost?

The overall average net price of Molloy is $29,374. 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 +
$25,637 $24,780 $28,027 $28,766 $32,342

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Molloy, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $7,257 a year. That adds up to $29,028 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Molloy is 3.6%. 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 situated in Rockville Centre, New York. Molloy is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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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 37 majors graduated from Molloy College. Of these students, 846 received undergraduate degrees and 443 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 402 $93,232
Special Education 39 NA
Accounting 33 $60,523
Business Administration & Management 33 $35,416
General Biology 31 $33,993
Criminal Justice & Corrections 30 $33,993
Drama & Theater Arts 29 NA
Social Work 28 NA
Marketing 27 NA
General Psychology 20 $32,391

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

Online Learning at Molloy

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 4,908 students took at least one online class at Molloy College. This is an increase from the 1,140 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 4,908 2,981
2018-2019 1,140 126
2017-2018 919 101
2016-2017 601 73
2015-2016 207 62

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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