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Nyack College Overview

Located in Nyack, New York, Nyack College is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Nyack is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Nyack College Known For?

241 Undergraduate Awards
$32,909 Avg Cost After Aid
97% Acceptance Rate
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Nyack.
  • In 2019-2020, 35% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Nyack bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,409 a year. That's about 9% more than their peers at other schools.

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Nyack College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Nyack.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Biblical Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Sacred Music Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Most Popular Theology & Religious Vocations Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Theological & Ministerial Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Most Popular Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Nyack has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Highest Paid Clinical/Medical Social Work Graduates College Factual
#12 Highest Paid Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling Graduates College Factual
#54 Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Health Professions Graduates College Factual
#83 Highest Paid Mental & Social Health Services Graduates College Factual
#103 Highest Paid Registered Nursing Graduates College Factual
#115 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Nyack College?


Contact details for Nyack are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2 Washington Street, Nyack, NY 10004
Phone: 212-625-0500

How Do I Get Into Nyack?

You can apply to Nyack online at:

Admission Requirements for Nyack

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Nyack?

97% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
46% Submit SAT Scores
Since Nyack has an acceptance rate of 97%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 98%, and the acceptance rate for women is 97%.

Average Test Scores

About 46% of students accepted to Nyack submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 430 and 535. Math scores were between 415 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Nyack College  ( 430 to 535 )

SAT Math Scores for Nyack College  ( 415 to 540 )
Nyack received ACT scores from 8% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 15 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Nyack College  ( 15 to 23 )

Can I Afford Nyack College?

$32,909 Net Price
78% Take Out Loans
8.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Nyack is $32,909. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Nyack, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $4,604 a year. That adds up to $18,416 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Nyack is 8.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Nyack College Undergraduate Student Diversity

958 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,184 undergraduate students at Nyack, with 958 being full-time and 226 being part-time.


There are also 879 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 958 full-time undergraduates at Nyack, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Nyack College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 33
Black or African American 220
Hispanic or Latino 229
White 86
International Students 340
Other Races/Ethnicities 50

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Nyack College. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 36 countries are represented at Nyack. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Canada, and China.

Online Learning at Nyack College

913 Took All Classes Online
1,722 Took At Least One Class Online
69.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,722 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Nyack has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 26th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Nyack

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Nyack College was $25,500 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Nyack is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Religious Studies #25 #25
Philosophy & Religious Studies #39 #36
Teaching English or French #48 #46
Mental & Social Health Services #52 #52
Biblical Studies #73 #73

Online Growth Rankings of Nyack

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Nyack College was 69.2%. This is the #537 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Nyack regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Nyack majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Biblical Studies 38%
Business, Management & Marketing 11%
Health Professions 8%
Human Resource Management 51%
Mental & Social Health Services 5%
Theology & Religious Vocations 5%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Nyack ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Nyack.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teaching English or French #14
Religious Studies #14
Biblical Studies #16
Philosophy & Religious Studies #20
General Psychology #36
Theology & Religious Vocations #39
Mental & Social Health Services #40
Human Resource Management #44
Special Education #73
Psychology #75
Teacher Education Grade Specific #89
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #121
Liberal Arts General Studies #121
Education #271
Business Administration & Management #306
Health Professions #398
Business, Management & Marketing #406

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Nyack College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 85 0 85
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 13 45 12 70
Business Administration & Management 8 24 25 0 57
Human Resource Management 0 47 0 0 47
Biblical Studies 3 3 33 0 39
General Psychology 0 20 0 0 20
Nursing 0 18 0 0 18
Social Work 0 14 4 0 18
Music 4 13 0 0 17
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 15 0 0 15
Liberal Arts General Studies 14 0 0 0 14
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 9 4 0 13
Special Education 0 0 8 0 8
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 4 4 0 8
Communication & Media Studies 0 7 0 0 7
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 7 0 0 7
Accounting 0 6 0 0 6
Multicultural & Diversity Studies 0 3 1 0 4
Sacred Music 0 4 0 0 4
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 0 0 2
General English Literature 0 2 0 0 2
Teaching English or French 0 0 1 0 1
Religious Studies 0 0 1 0 1
Sociology 0 1 0 0 1
General Biology 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 29 212 211 12 464


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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