Nichols College is a four-year private, coeducational institution located in Dudley, Massachusetts offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as certificate programs. Nichols is a college of choice for business and leadership education, as a result of its distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning, both in and out of the classroom.

Academic Programs

  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Leadership
  • Bachelors
  • Business
  • Professional Development

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Applications are accepted throughout the year, and with no application fee. You may apply as Early Action or Regular Decision. Incoming student applications require an official high school transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a personal essay.


Applications are accepted throughout the year, and with no application fee. Admission requirements include a completed Nichols College undergraduate application, an official high school transcript (unless you are transferring at least 24 college credits), official college transcripts from all institutions, an essay regarding your desire to transfer, and a letter of recommendation. Personal essays and letters of recommendation may be waived if you’re transferring from a partner institution, and test scores may be waived if you’ve been out of high school for over two years.

Visit us

Nichols College is located in the heart of Massachusetts just outside of major New England cities including Boston, Providence, Hartford, and New York City on 200 acres of land in the town of Dudley. Learn more about what sets a Nichols College degree apart from other institutions through campus visit opportunities including Daily Campus Tours, Information Sessions, Fall Open Houses, or our LEAP Day program. Visiting opportunities include a brief overview of programs, a Q&A session, and the chance to meet faculty, coaches, and financial aid counselors.

Admissions office

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School location

P.O. Box 5000 Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571-5000, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 470-3379


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