Nyack College

Campus Description

NYACK offers two ethnically and culturally diverse campuses in the New York metropolitan area. The Nyack, NY, campus is just twenty-five miles north of Times Square; the New York City campus is located in lower Manhattan. Students may study at either or both of these dynamic campuses. Numerous state and local parks and places of interest are within the surrounding area, and three major airports are within one hour's drive. The Nyack, NY, campus is located in a suburban center of 20,000. The campus was established in 1897 and the majority of the 40 buildings are located on 87 acres overlooking the historic Hudson River and Tappan Zee Bridge. All undergraduate and graduate majors are offered at the Nyack, NY campus which approximately 1,300 students attend. The Village of Nyack, a charming and secluded community known for its restaurants, antique and specialty shops, is nearby. The New York City commuter campus was established in 1995. Most graduate and undergraduate programs are offered at the New York City campus and about 1,000 students attend the campus. Nyack currently offers more than 40 majors.

Extension campus located in Puerto Rico

1 South Blvd., Nyack, NY 10960

Manhattan Center- 2 Washington St., New York, NY 10004; Phone: 212.625.0500

Alliance Theological Seminary- 350 North Highland Ave., Nyack, NY 10960; Phone: Toll-free 800.541.6891

Toll-free 800.33.NYACK or 877.626.2236 (NYC)
845.358.3047 (Nyack) or 212.343.2668 (NYC)

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Degrees Offered

Associate (AA, AS), Bachelor's (BA, BPS, BS, MusB, SMB), Master's (MA, MAT, MBA, MPS, MS, MSW), First Professional (MDiv), Doctorate (DMin)


All sports at Nyack campus only. Varsity Sports (NCAA): Women's: basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, volleyball. Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer. 

Intramural: Men's: baseball, basketball, football (non-tackle), downhill skiing, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball. Women's: basketball, football (non-tackle), downhill skiing, soccer, softball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball.

Club: Men's: cross-country. Women's: cross-country.

Clubs and Activities

ACTS Prayer Ministry, Adventure Club, Anointed Steppers of Appointed Praise (ASAP), Arts Series, Athletes in Action, Asian Student Fellowship, Barnabas Prayer Leaders, Basketball Club, Business Club, Carol and Candlelight (Christmas program), Chamber Music, Christian Folk Ensemble, Class Officers, Collegium Musicum, Criminal Justice Organization, Drama Club, Early Childhood Education Club, ESL Connection, Faculty Recitals, Garden Club, The Global Experience, Got Poetry? Slam Club, Hand Bell Choir, Hands of Compassion, International Student Union, Investment Club, Journal of Literature and Art (The Fine Print), Kingdom Praise Dance Team, Lions Heart (Performing Arts Club), Lost & Found Inc, Men of Letters, More Than Conquerors Gospel Choir, National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), New Sound Gospel Choir, Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF), Nyack College Chorale, Nyack Evangelistic Student Association, Pave Mentors, Percussion Ensemble, Radio Station (WNYK), Resident Assistants, Small Group Leaders, Social Work Organization, String Orchestra, Student Activities Board, Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), Student Government Association, Student Newspaper (The Forum), Students Against Hunger, Supreme Expressions (A Creative Arts Ministry), Wind Ensemble, Worship Leaders.

Featured Programs

Global Service Learning (short-term international experiences) - www.nyack.edu/gsl

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,494 (Full-time: 512 men, 772 women; Part-time: 62 men, 148 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 966 (Full-time: 227 men, 241 women; Part-time: 174 men, 324 women)
20% enrolled in top quarter of high school class
7% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 390 – 520
SAT math range: 380 – 510
ACT range: 16 – 22
45% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
39% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American30.4%36.8%
% Asian8.4%19%
% Hispanic / Latino29.2%14.5%
% White, Non-Hispanic20.9%18.7%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native.5%0.1%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.3%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien6.3%6.5%
% Two or more races1.6%1%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity2.3%3.5%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$24,300 per year, or $1,000 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
Graduate Tuition & Fees:

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
fall- rolling, March 15 priority; spring- rolling

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript or GED; SAT or ACT required for recent HS graduates; recommendation; personal statement of faith.
Transfers: In addition to above, transcripts from post-secondary schools attended.
International: In addition to above, TOEFL.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid: