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.

Nichols has an acceptance rate of about 80 percent with 17 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Nichols Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Nichols College was reported as 79.7% in Fall 2020 with over 2,490 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.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Nichols College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 83.7%
  • 2017-2018: 92.5%
  • 2018-2019: 82.3%
  • 2019-2020: 79.7%
  • Projected Nichols Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 77.5%

How Does Nichols Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Nichols College is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
College of the Holy Cross34.2%
Clark University52.8%
Becker College69.9%
Assumption College81.1%
Anna Maria College74.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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