STUDENT SUCCESS IS OUR BUSINESS
Nichols College transforms ambitious and open-minded students into confident business leaders who make a difference in their communities and in the lives of others.
The Nichols Difference
We provide our students with a portfolio of experiential learning opportunities that supports their career development. From internships to professional certifications to consulting projects, learn how hands-on education prepares students for life after Nichols.
A Day in the Life
We’re a close-knit community, residing on a beautiful New England campus, and consider The Hill our second home.
The Nichols Experience
From the on-campus Bloomberg Trading Room to the Super Bowl, Nichols students view the world as one giant classroom.
Lauren Denis '24 sat down with Interim President Bill Pieczynski to discuss his first few months on the job and how Nichols has continued to thrive under his leadership.
Nichols offers 27 undergraduate majors in traditional and emerging fields, along with accelerated master’s and law degree programs.
Our 220-acre campus is classic New England, beautiful in all four seasons, with plenty of room to roam (and ask us how our grass is so green).
Engage in Campus Life
Find your niche within 35+ student-led organizations, club and intramural sports, and more than 250 student activities every year.
Explore current courses, the 2023-24 academic calendar, financial aid information, and more.
Career Prep and PDS
Our award-winning CPDC provides the tools and resources students need to prepare for careers of meaning and purpose.
Housing, Dining and Campus Life
From mental health counselors to on-campus Starbucks baristas, our housing, dining and campus life staff are focused on providing an exemplary student experience.
Questions about ROI? A full 96% of Nichols graduates were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
We’re committed to making a Nichols degree affordable through a combination of loans, grants, work study and other sources.
Learn how we keep our 220-acre campus safe in a respectful, collaborative and professional manner.
A one-stop site for faculty and staff, with links to departments, policies and OneLogin.
IT and Help Desk
Information Technology is a collaborative and innovation team that serves the broad technology needs of the Nichols community.
The trusted resource for semester start (and end) dates, add/drop, holidays, open houses, research symposiums, award ceremonies, and more.
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Give to what matters to you: scholarships, student assistance funds, faculty, athletics, capital improvements, clubs and activities, or The Nichols Fund to support areas of greatest need.
Our 24 NCAA Division III programs regularly win conference championships, earn NCAA tournament bids and academic accolades, and foster Bison pride.
Stay connected through Nichols College Magazine, the Golden Bison Bulletin, and Nichols & Sense e-newsletter.
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Facts and Rankings
BY THE NUMBERS
Ranked 8th in the nation among undergraduate business schools for salary potential
Every Nichols graduate completes an internship, and all business students also complete a professional certification and a consulting project.
$115,200 Average mid-career pay for Nichols graduates (10+ years experience)
Just 6% of business schools worldwide are AACSB accredited, including Nichols
Ranked 10th Best Value Business College in nation according to Payscale
THE BIG PICTURE
- Founded: 1815 in Dudley, Massachusetts
- Enrollment: 1265 (undergraduate); 385 (graduate)
- Majors/Minors: 27/25
- Bison Near and Far: Students from 30 states and 10 countries
- Financial Aid: 98% students receive financial aid (average aid package = $26,515)
- After Nichols: 96% of graduates employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation
NEWS AND EVENTS
“Pink Out” Women’s and Men’s Basketball Games
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Women Mean Business Brunch
10:00am - 1:00pm
American Dining Creations Presents: “Fire and Ice”
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Career and Internship Fair
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Confident and Collaborative Leaders