Molloy College

Molloy College

Molloy College was established in 1955 by the Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of the Holy Cross. It is located in Rockville Center, New York, United States. The college offers its students several degrees and certificate programs in various areas of study such as business, education, and nursing.

The athletic teams of Molloy college are known as the Molloy Lions. Both the men's and the women's teams take part in sports such as cross country, rugby, basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, lacrosse, and softball. A monthly newspaper, called the "Molloy Forum," is published by the students of the college. The students also have access to a large number of clubs and organizations. Among those available on campus are the Asian Student Union, Youth for Christ, Molloy Nursing Student Association, Art Club, and Gaelic Society.

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Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre , NY 11571-5002
General Phone: (516) 678-5000

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Molloy College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine317registered nursing, various nursing
Education and Teaching203special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, English teaching, math teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching, Spanish teaching, education courses ...
Business and Management68business, business management, accounting
Liberal Arts58Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, political science, sociology, history
Medical Support and Technology46audiology and speech pathology, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech
Family and Social Work31social work
Therapy and Counseling30psychology
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and administration
Science12biology, ecology
Media11communication studies
Music8music, music performance
Fine Arts7fine arts studies
Medicine7gerontology, health professions
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy, religion
Medical Administration4medical records tech
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science, information science
Drama and Performing Arts3various performing arts

Number of programs and degrees for Molloy College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree57234
Master's degree2217
Post-master's certificate22
Associate's degree444
Award of less than 1 academic year11

Molloy College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Molloy College had a total enrollment of 3,831 students (3,207 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 27%
Women 73%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 80%
Graduate 20%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 15%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 16%
20-21 19%
22-24 20%
25-29 16%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Molloy College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %
Part-Time 25 %

Molloy College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Rockville Centre, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Molloy College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460565
SAT Math450600

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Molloy College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,450
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,450
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Molloy College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 277500)

Molloy College Faculty

Molloy College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$102,99524$97,014
Associate professoracademic year16$80,36425$74,797
Assistant professoracademic year16$64,34267$67,039
Instructoracademic year3$63,0874$63,352
All faculty totalacademic year43$77,407120$74,527

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Molloy College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball New York Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball New York Collegiate Athletic Conference
Track New York Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports5059109

Molloy College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Molloy College Apart:

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