Apply Online

Applying on-line to Nichols College is a simple process. Gather the listed materials below, complete the application form, and submit. It only takes a few minutes and it is the first step in becoming a Nichols College student.

  1. Your personal information (including SS#)
  2. Parent or guardian contact information
  3. High school information
  4. SAT/ACT/TOEFL scores and dates (taken or to be taken)
  5. Activities information including community service and work experience
  6. 300-500 word essay. (A) Tell us what your education goals are for attending Nichols College or (B) Describe a person, book, or experience that has influenced your development.
Personal Information

Date of Birth



Background Information


Are you a U.S. Citizen?


Race (choose all that apply):

Admissions Information

Will you be needing on campus housing?

Do you wish to apply for financial aid?

A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for financial aid review. Click here to apply online. The FAFSA code for Nichols College is 002197.

Are you the child of an alumnus or alumni of Nichols College?

Family Information

Information about your father

Is your father living?

Information about your mother

Is your mother living?

Mother's address

Information about your legal guardian

Is your Guardian living?

Guardian's address

Educational Information
Testing Information

Applying as Test Optional?

Indicate when you have taken or will take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I), American College Test (ACT) and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Please have your test scores forwarded directly to Nichols College (SAT/CEEB Code for Nichols: 3666; ACT Code for Nichols: 1878).

Athletic Activities
Other Activities / Community Services
Work Experience

Please list any jobs, including summer employment that you've held in the past four years.

Job 1

Job 2

Job 3

Job 4

Other Required Information

Since the ninth grade, have you ever been on probation, suspended, removed, dismissed, or expelled from an educational institution due to a disciplinary violation?

Have you ever been arrested, convicted of a crime, or had a restraining order placed against you?

Application Essay

Write a 300-500 word essay, using A. or B. as follows: A. Tell us what your education goals are for attending Nichols College, or B. Describe a person, book, or experience that has influenced your development. You may cut and paste it from a Word document into the box below, or send it separately to: Marie Keegan Office of Admissions Nichols College Center Road Dudley, MA 01571-5000 or email it to

By pressing the submit button, you are attesting that you are hereby applying for admissions to Nichols College. If admitted, you agree to abide by its regulations. You certify that the foregoing information is true and complete to the best of your knowledge and fully realize that omission or falsification of information will be considered sufficient reason for rejection of this application or for dismissal.