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Nichols College

Dudley, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

Nichols College Academics

Nichols College requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Nichols College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Nichols College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 59% of students who start college at Nichols College complete all the credits required within six years.

Nichols College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Nichols College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Nichols College?

Nichols College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Nichols College.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Nichols College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Nichols College

When choosing a major, Nichols College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Nichols College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Nichols College does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Nichols College

Nichols College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Nichols College


Does Nichols College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Nichols College offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Nichols College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Nichols College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Nichols College Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Nichols College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Nichols College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Nichols College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Nichols College.

Does Nichols College Require Internships?

❌ Nichols College studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Nichols College


Nichols College Library

The main library on campus is the Conant Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Nichols College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Nichols College offers these dual degree programs:

ROTC

Does Nichols College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Nichols College does not have any ROTC programs.

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Nichols College Majors & Subject Areas

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,553

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,800

Out-of-State

$38,800

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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