If you are thinking about applying to Nichols College, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Nichols College does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Nichols College will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 1.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Nichols College is slightly difficult. Nichols College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Nichols College **accepted 80% of students, around 1,984 of the 2,488 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Nichols College, MIN
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Nichols College must submit the following items. Double check with Nichols College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Nichols College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. Nichols College does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Nichols College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2020, 71% of Nichols College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Nichols College applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1150 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Nichols College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1150 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Nichols College student is 1050.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Nichols College students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Nichols College students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Nichols College, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Nichols College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Nichols College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Nichols College.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Nichols College during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Nichols College?
Students who are admitted to Nichols College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Nichols College accept transfer credits?
Nichols College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Nichols College accepts:
DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Nichols College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Nichols College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Nichols College?
No, Nichols College is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to send your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into Nichols College? Nichols College is a less selective institution. The Nichols College acceptance rate is 80%. This means that the institution accepts 79 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Nichols College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Nichols College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1150 and Above
950 to 1150
950 and Less
The median SAT score for Nichols College students is 1050. Applicants with SAT scores of 1150 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Nichols College, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1150 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Nichols College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Nichols College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.9. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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