College of St. Rose

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Taking the Next Step After the College of St. Rose

The closure of the College of St. Rose is challenging for every member of the St. Rose community. The complexity of going through the college search “again” might be adding to the stress, frustration or disappointment you are feeling right now. Molloy University is determined to support our colleagues in Albany and the undergraduate and graduate students who are deciding what steps to take next.

Molloy is a Catholic university, and upholds the values of study, spirituality, service and community – focusing on respecting the dignity of each individual. We know you will feel welcome and right at home, and are ready to answer any questions you have. You can be confident that Molloy is a solid choice as you continue on your educational path – in the past year alone ranked Molloy #1 safest college in New York State and Top Ten in the nation, and among the top Catholic colleges in the United States. Among many accolades, U.S. News and World Report ranked Molloy among the Top 40 regional institutions in the Northeast region. Our individual schools and programs continue to rank high, including Nursing and Education, ranking #2 and #3, respectively, in New York State according to

As you consider how best to continue your academic, athletic and extracurricular journey please reach out to Giovanni Mayo, Assistant Director of Admissions at any time – or 516-323-4032.

Undergraduate Students

Molloy University offers a number of academic programs that match those at St. Rose, which will ease the transition between schools, a complete listing is available below.

Graduate Programs

Molloy University offers a number of graduate programs that will allow College of St. Rose students to make a smooth transition. Remote, hybrid and in-person learning options make meet the needs of busy people balancing work, family and school. Molloy University’s graduate faculty are also industry professionals who provide real-world experience and perspective, along with networking, internship and experiential opportunities.

Transferring Graduate Credits
A maximum of nine semester hours or 25% of the degree program, whichever is greater, may be transferred from another accredited institution toward a master’s degree at Molloy University. Additional waivers of courses will be considered upon review by the program’s director, taking into account your special circumstances.

Cost: You’ll find the per-credit cost at Molloy University to be comparable to what you paid at Saint Rose. We also offer generous financial aid packages, including both merit- and need-based aid, to help you with the cost of attendance.


Contact Information

Giovanni Mayo

Assistant Director of Admissions