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Study at Nyack College

Nyack College has its main campus located in Nyack, New York, United States. It was founded in 1882 as the Missionary Training Institute by Albert B. Simpson, founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and 19th century Christian evangelist. Nyack College s other campuses are located in Manhattan, Albany, Washington D. C. , and Puerto Rico. The college is divided into several degree-granting schools and colleges, which are:

  • Alliance Theological Seminary
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Bible and Christian Ministry
  • School of Business and Leadership
  • School of Education
  • School of Human Services
  • School of Music
Thecollege s athletic teams are nicknamed the Warriors. Students participate in sports such as cross country, volleyball, soccer, basketball, baseball, cheerleading, golf, and softball.

Profile of Nyack College

Nyack College is found in Nyack, NY. Nyack is a large suburb. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Christ and Missionary Alliance Church identity. Nyack College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master s degree at the school.

Course Topics

Nyack College is known for its programs in business and management and therapy and counseling.

Nyack College Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 400 and 540.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student enrolment

Students numbered 3,250 in 2007 at Nyack College. The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Nyack College are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Nyack College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Nyack College values student athletics, and belongs to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.

Nyack College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management332business management, accounting, business and related services
Religion and Philosophy171theology, ministry, religion, theology and religious vocations, philosophy, religious education, religious studies, religious music
Liberal Arts89 liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, English, sociology, social studies, history, social services
Therapy and Counseling86marriage and family therapy, psychology
Education and Teaching48 elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, music teaching, ESL instruction, teacher ed, early childhood education
Media15communication studies
Family and Social Work14social work
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science
Music7music, music performance, music theory and composition

Contact: Nyack College

Nyack College

1 South Blvd

Nyack, NY 10960-3698

General Phone: (845) 358-1710


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