Nichols College (Nichols)

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Nichols College can be found in Dudley, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nichols has an enrollment of about a thousand students.

The majority of students that got into Nichols had an SAT score between 1250 - 1522, or got accepted with an ACT score between 19 - 23. We were able to estimate the Nichols average GPA (2.89 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Nichols has an acceptance rate of about 80 percent with 21 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Nichols Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Nichols College was reported as 80.5% in Fall 2013 with over 2,500 applications submitted to Nichols. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Nichols SAT Scores: 1250 - 1522
  • Nichols ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • Nichols Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Nichols College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Nichols, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

How Does Nichols Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Nichols College is forty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of the Holy Cross33.0%
Clark University61.5%
Becker College62.6%
Assumption College74.2%
Anna Maria College77.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Recommended
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Nichols (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 500
Math420 - 530
Writing410 - 492
Total Score1250 - 1522
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 23
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