Nichols College is on a 250-acre campus in the small town setting of Dudley, Massachusetts, not far from Boston.
There are many activities and organizations for Nichols College students to join – including a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Nichols College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Nichols College has the Campus Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in the Campus Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Nichols College include Institute for Women's Leadership, Student Government Association, Student Athletic Advisory Council and Student Alumni Association.
Nichols College students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Spring Weekend (BisonFest) and Welcome Week.
This table offers information on housing at Nichols College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||74%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||26%|
Nichols College offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Nichols College students live on campus. In 2022, 74% of undergrads at Nichols College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 26% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Nichols College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Nichols College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Nichols College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Nichols College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Nichols College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Nichols College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Nichols College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Nichols College, take Route 395 to Dudley, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to TF Green (PVD) airport.
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