Nyack College requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Nyack College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Nyack College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Nyack College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 43% of students who start college at Nyack College complete all the credits required within six years.
Nyack College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Nyack College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Nyack College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Nyack College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Nyack College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Nyack College.
Student Designed Majors
Nyack College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Nyack College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Nyack College
Nyack 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: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Nyack College does offer 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.
✅ Nyack College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Nyack 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.
❌ Nyack College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
✅ Nyack College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Eastman and there are no other libraries on campus.
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.
Nyack College offers these dual degree programs:
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Nyack College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Nyack College does not have any ROTC programs.
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