Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary has announced it will shift to new and larger digs in Manhattan.
The move from 361 Broadway to 2 Washington St., will more than double the Christian college’s space to 166,385-square-feet and help it accommodate an increasing number of students. Its current campus in Manhattan serves 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students with 34 classrooms and teaching labs. The new location will expand capacity to 60 classrooms and labs.
“Nyack’s roots as a leader in Christian higher education were planted in New York City more than 130 years ago. Moving to the financial hub of this gateway city to the world will help us reach our goal of becoming a world class institution of higher education,” Dr. Michael Scales, president of Nyack College, said in a news release. “We are committed to providing our growing student population with the best learning environment possible, which includes access to career opportunities in the heart of New York City.”
Nyack College has 3,400 students who mostly come from New York City’s five boroughs and surrounding suburbs.
The move is not expected to alter operations at its 125-acre residential campus in Nyack where the Rockland campuses of the Alliance Theological Seminary on North Highland Avenue and the residential campus on South Boulevard are located.
The college was founded in 1882 in New York City.
Officials said a partial move has already begun and a full transition will continue until next summer.