StraighterLine Partner:Nichols College

Take the general education courses you need to complete your degree at Nichols College with fast, affordable and transferable online college courses from StraighterLine.

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StraighterLine combines a $99 a month membership with a guaranteed credit pathway to Nichols College.

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About Nichols College

Originally founded as Nichols Academy in 1815, Nichols College has a long history of educating leaders in Massachusetts. Our mission is to transform today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders through a dynamic, career-focused business and professional education. An education guided by experienced and mentoring faculty, enhanced by leadership development initiatives, and delivered within a community that is fully invested in student success. Combining this with hands-on learning experiences and a strong liberal arts foundation, we produce world-ready graduates who distinguish themselves in business, from entrepreneurs to chief executives.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program at Nichols College is geared toward adult learners, who need to balance personal and professional obligations with their education goals. Our program is accelerated, accessible, affordable, and flexible— so you’ll earn your degree faster, and for less than you expect.

In pursuing your degree at Nichols College, you’ll not only achieve an important personal and professional milestone. You’ll also get a great return on your investment, as we’re consistently voted a top-value school. That means your business degree will be worth more, taking you further in your career with skills that lead the market.

Our offerings include on-campus or online courses, so you can learn when and how you need to. And most importantly, we’re committed to your success: you’ll get a personal student success coach, as well as career services for life.

At Nichols College, we create business leaders—it’s at the core of what we do. With our strong focus on leadership development and the opportunity to learn across disciplines with our passionate faculty, you’ll be able to get ahead in your career—and take the lead.

Please note: Nichols College requires an official ACE transcript for StraighterLine credits to be awarded.

ACE will charge a one-time $40 registration fee to use the ACE Credit Transfer service. That fee includes one transcript, which you can send to Nichols College. Additional transcripts cost $15 each. For more information on costs, contact ACE at 1-202-939-9470 or toll-free at 1-866-205-6267. Apply to Nichols College.

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