About Molloy College and Molloy School of Nursing
Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college located in Rockville Centre, on Long Island, provides a value-centered, multidimensional education with more than 50 quality academic undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Founded in 1955 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, the College provides over 4,900 undergraduate and graduate students with a variety of competitive academic programs including the liberal arts, business, education, nursing, biology, social work, new media, speech language pathology, music therapy, theatre arts, and criminal justice. Combining the strengths of academic excellence and leadership with personal, compassionate mentoring, Molloy brings out the best in every student. Molloy is one of the most affordable private colleges in the region, recently ranked by Money magazine as the number one "Value All-Star" in the nation.
Since the College's founding, Molloy has been educating men and women to become professional nurses. The Molloy School of Nursing provides preparation for nurses to assume leadership roles in the delivery, design, and evaluation of nursing care that is evidence-based, humanistic, and responsive to the ethical, cultural, spiritual, and psychosocial needs of individuals, families, and communities. In addition to undergraduate nursing programs, the College provides graduate education opportunities in specialty areas such as family nurse practitioner, adult nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner in psychiatry, clinical nurse specialist in adult health, nursing education, and nursing administration with informatics.
Recently, CollegeFactual.com named Molloy the number one college for students interested in healthcare professions and designated Molloy's undergraduate nursing program as the best in the U.S. The nursing program was ranked best of 500 accredited degree programs reviewed nationally. Molloy nursing has consistently been ranked in the top five nationally by various publications.
The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing currently enrolls nearly 2,200 students: over 1,600 undergraduates, over 500 graduate students, and 54 doctoral students. There are 61 full-time (75 percent with doctoral degrees) and 190 adjunct faculty. The School boasts 25 nursing staff instructors (part-time and full-time) in the clinical learning laboratories, 20 administrative and support staff members that function in all operations for the School of Nursing, as well as a brand new, state-of-the-art 53,000 square foot building. In 2016, 92.3 percent of Class of 2016 candidates (and 85.4 percent of first-time candidates) passed the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).