Making An Informed Decision About Tuition and Value

Making an informed decision about tuition and value

Money magazine recently ranked Molloy College one of the Nation's top-three value colleges for the second consecutive year.

  • The rankings were based on early career earnings of graduates, graduation rates and student-loan default rates.
  • Molloy is among the least expensive private colleges on Long Island.

The Tuition Average:



$26,980 $31,170

  • Molloy's freshman retention rate is among the highest in the country.

Retention Rate:     



90% 76%

  • Molloy College graduates earn a starting salary that is, on average, $10,000 more than graduates from other national private institutions.

Facts about the Excelsior Scholarship

Funding is capped for the Excelsior Scholarship.

  • ŠIf applications exceed available funds, a lottery system will be used to determine recipients, giving preference to those already enrolled.

Financial aid is not guaranteed for the entire four years.

  • A minimum GPA is required.
  • Students must earn 30 credits per year.
  • ŠIf students fail to achieve these two items, their scholarship converts to a loan.

Students must agree to live and work in New York State for as many years as they receive benefits under the plan.

  • If students do not fulfill this obligation, the grant will be converted to a loan.

According to the State University of New York, SUNY community colleges currently have about 3-5% additional capacity on average, with some up to 10%, for new students. There is less capacity at the four-year colleges.

Funding through the Excelsior Scholarship does not include room, board or fees.

  • NYS average of approximately $13,000 annually.

What Molloy Provides (90% of all Molloy Freshmen receive institutional aid.)

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Need-Based Grants
  • Community Service Scholarships

Students also have access to a variety of State and Federal aid programs, including the new Enhanced Tuition Award from New York State.

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