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Nichols College

Dudley, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%

About Nichols College

Nichols College is a private, nonprofit college in the town of Dudley, Massachusetts. Nichols College was founded in 1815. The college enrolls around 1,553 students a year, including 1,339 undergraduates.

Nichols College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not difficult to get into Nichols College. Around 80% of applicants get into Nichols College each year. In 2021, 1,984 out of 2,488 total applicants were accepted.

Nichols College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 2.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 71%

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Nichols College is located in Dudley, Massachusetts, near Boston.

If you would like to see Nichols College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Route 395 to Dudley, or book a flight to the nearest airport, TF Green (PVD).

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Nichols College and Dudley are like without leaving home.

College Info

121 Center Road PO Box 5000 Dudley, MA 01571-5000

Campus Setting: Small Town

Nichols College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Nichols College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Nichols College is Continuous processing.

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Nichols College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1150


Math SAT Range

470 - 570


Reading SAT Range

480 - 570

Nichols College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Nichols College is like? There are approximately 1,553 students enrolled at Nichols College, including 1,339 undergraduate students and 214 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 61% percent are from MA and 39% percent of students are from other states.


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