Nyack College

Nyack College

Nyack College has its main campus located in Nyack, New York, United States. It was founded in 1882 as the Missionary Training Institute by Albert B. Simpson, founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and 19th century Christian evangelist. Nyack College's other campuses are located in Manhattan, Albany, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico. The college is divided into several degree-granting schools and colleges, which are:

  • Alliance Theological Seminary
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Bible and Christian Ministry
  • School of Business and Leadership
  • School of Education
  • School of Human Services
  • School of Music

Thecollege's athletic teams are nicknamed the Warriors. Students participate in sports such as cross country, volleyball, soccer, basketball, baseball, cheerleading, golf, and softball.

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Nyack College
1 South Blvd
Nyack , NY 10960-3698
General Phone: (845) 358-1710

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Nyack College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management357business management, accounting, business and related services
Religion and Philosophy204philosophy, religion, religious studies, religious education, religious music, theology, ministry, theology and religious vocations
Liberal Arts87English, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, social services, sociology, social studies, history
Therapy and Counseling87psychology, marriage and family therapy
Education and Teaching35elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher ed, early childhood education, music teaching, ESL instruction
Family and Social Work19social work
Media14communication studies
Music11music, music performance, music theory and composition
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree51629
Master's degree2396
Associate's degree124
First-professional degree541

Nyack College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Nyack College had a total enrollment of 3,250 students (1,597 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 41%
Women 59%
Full-Time 91%
Part-Time 9%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 52%
Graduate 34%
First Professional 14%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 38%
(Foreign Students) 62%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 14%
20-21 13%
22-24 11%
25-29 13%
30-34 9%
35-39 9%
40-49 18%
50-64 10%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York50%
State unknown15%
New Jersey13%
(International Students)6%
North Carolina1%

Nyack College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 22 %

Nyack College Room and Board (2007)

Nyack College offers campus housing for 825 of its 1,597 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

Nyack College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal400540
SAT Math380530
ACT Composite1722

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT18%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Nyack College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 18,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 18,300
Room and board $ 7,800
Books and supplies $ 750
Other expenses $ 2,610

Financial Aid:
Nyack College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 279000)

Nyack College Faculty

Nyack 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
Associate professorcalendar year1*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*3$54,675

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year21$63,48610$61,882
Associate professoracademic year18$55,4604$56,742
Assistant professoracademic year10$51,46110$49,077
Instructoracademic year6$42,1076$43,320
All faculty totalacademic year55$56,34130$53,216

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

Nyack College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Baseball Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Track Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports265985

Nyack College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Religion/Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Christ and Missionary Alliance Church affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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checked On-campus library
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