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Molloy University

Rockville Centre, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%

About Molloy University

“If you come to Molloy, you graduate with a job in your field at a salary that’s significantly higher than average.”

Dr. James Lentini
President, Molloy University

Molloy University Emphasizes Careers, Value and Values

Students and their families are always looking for an academic environment that offers the best fit and the best value for their tuition dollars. Molloy was recently named one of the top 50 “Value” institutions in the country by Niche, the only Long Island university or college to earn this distinction and one of only five Catholic colleges to make this prestigious list. Molloy has also earned other honors, including being ranked # 15 in a list of the “Safest Colleges” in the nation, as chosen by Niche.

In addition to being recognized as a great value, Molloy is one of the lower-priced private universities in the region, and approximately 90% of Molloy students receive some form of institutional aid. Additionally, Molloy’s strong retention and graduation rates means that most of our students graduate on time, resulting in significant financial savings compared to students who transfer to other colleges or universities.

A small student-to-faculty ratio (10:1) means that you are more than a number to our professors, who provide input and guidance that will enable you to pursue your dreams.

Academic Programs That Fuel Careers

At Molloy, you can earn your degree in a variety of outstanding academic programs (including nursing, business, education, social work, music therapy, computer studies and many more) that lead to rich and rewarding careers. Additionally, Molloy offers a variety of graduate and doctoral programs that provide the opportunity for you to further enhance your career or take a new direction while pursuing a passion.

Molloy University is a private university in the town of Rockville Centre, New York. Molloy University was founded in 1955. The university enrolls around 4,807 students a year, including 3,271 undergrad students.

Molloy University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Molloy University. In 2021, Molloy University accepted 77% of applicants. In 2021, 4,147 out of 5,412 total applicants were accepted.

Molloy University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 83%

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Molloy University is located in Rockville Centre, New York, near New York City.

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College Info

1000 Hempstead Avenue https://www.molloy.edu/ Rockville Centre, NY 11571

Campus Setting: Small Town

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