Nyack College was founded in 1882 by Dr.Albert B. Simpson and affiliated with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. Today, more than 3,000 students attend Nyack College, Seminary and Graduate Schools. The residential campus is set on a hillside overlooking the Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge. The neighboring village of Nyack includes numerous restaurants, cultural centers and shops. The Palisades Center (2nd largest mall in New York State) is one mile away.