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Nyack College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Nyack College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Nyack offers, how the school ranks, 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 Nyack College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Nyack College was awarded 61 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is human resource management.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Nyack as #1,393 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Nyack also holds the #120 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Nyack?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 97%, Nyack has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Average Test Scores

About 46% of students accepted to Nyack submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 430 and 535. Math scores were between 415 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Nyack College  ( 430 to 535 )

SAT Math Scores for Nyack College  ( 415 to 540 )
Nyack received ACT scores from 8% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 15 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Nyack College  ( 15 to 23 )

Learn more about Nyack College admissions.

Nyack College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Nyack College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Nyack College is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Nyack College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Nyack College this rate is 58%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  58 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Nyack this rate is 33%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  33 out of 100

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

Nyack College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,184 undergraduates at Nyack with 958 being full-time and 226 being part-time.

How Much Does Nyack College Cost?

The overall average net price of Nyack is $19,077. 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 Nyack

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,297 $20,227 $21,106 $21,647 $23,701

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 Nyack, 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 Nyack, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $4,604 a year. That adds up to $18,416 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Nyack is 11.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Nyack Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Nyack make around $41,300 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Nyack College make the most money.

Location of Nyack College

Located in Nyack, New York, Nyack College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Contact details for Nyack are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2 Washington Street, Nyack, NY 10004
Phone: 212-625-0500

Nyack College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 27 majors graduated from Nyack College. Of these students, 248 received undergraduate degrees and 228 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
Business Administration & Management 30 $30,771
General Psychology 25 $30,554
Human Resource Management 23 $75,204
Theological & Ministerial Studies 16 NA
Social Work 16 NA
Nursing 14 $94,408
Teacher Education Grade Specific 12 NA
Music 11 NA
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 $26,739
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 7 NA

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

Online Learning at Nyack

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 2019-2020, 1,722 students took at least one online class at Nyack College. This is an increase from the 1,019 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,722 913
2018-2019 1,019 317
2017-2018 1,097 344
2016-2017 1,028 245
2015-2016 921 157

Learn more about online learning at Nyack 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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