Fast Facts About Molloy

Undergraduate - 3,375 (fall 2013)

Graduate - 1,049 (fall 2013)

Doctoral - 31 (fall 2013)

  • Honors students made up more than 11 percent of the freshman class in fall 2013 compared to 4 percent in fall 2004.
  • On average, more than 45 percent of incoming freshmen are first-generation college students.
  • The average SAT score for incoming freshmen increased over 50 points in the past several years.

Student Life

  • Molloy campus life includes more than 60 student clubs and honor societies.
  • The College's first residence hall opened in Sept. 2011, and a second opened in fall of 2014.
  • Student-athletes compete in the East Coast Conference, Division II.
  • In 2013, the Molloy women's softball team was one of only eight teams in the country to earn a spot in the College World Series.
  • Through Molloy's global learning program, students have studied abroad in a wide variety of locations, including Belgium, Italy, France, Spain, England, India, Thailand, Australia and China.


  • More than 68 percent of full-time faculty have doctoral degrees.
  • The number of full-time faculty members increased more than 15 percent in the past 5 years.

Additional information

  • Molloy is consistently recognized by national publications like Money Magazine
  • Molloy is ranked among the "Top Tier Institutions by USNews & World Report in its Regional Universities - North category".
  • The Princeton Review recognized Molloy as one of the "Best Northeastern Colleges." This honor is bestowed on a select number of institutions which The Princeton Review believes "stand out as academically excellent institutions of higher learning."
  • Molloy ranks in the top ten nationally for the percentage of freshmen returning for their sophomore year (89 percent in 2010).
  • Molloy's 6 year graduation rate (66 percent - class entering fall 2007) is nearly 10 percent higher than the average for colleges and universities in Queens/Long Island.
  • Molloy's dedication to students is evident in its small student-faculty ratio (10/1) - one of the lowest in the country.

Yet Molloy continues to grow

  • The number of undergraduate students at Molloy increased 46 percent since 2003.
  • The number of students majoring in the College's cutting-edge business and nursing programs have increased more than 30 percent during the same time period.
  • Enrollment in Molloy's graduate programs has increased more than 20 percent in the past five years.

Academics By The Numbers


Students earned 128 certifications

via our dual certification programs


Student retention rate

among the nation's highest rate


of our education students earned their

NYS teaching certification


Students earned

their degree last year

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