The College of Westchester (CW)
325 Central Ave, White Plains, NY
- FAFSA School Code: 005208
- Phone: (914) 948-4442
- School Homepage
The College of Westchester was founded in 1915, in White Plains, New York, to provide career training and education to students in the tri-state area. CW focuses on student service, providing a personal experience while on campus. CW is a small, privately owned college. The school can offer a personalized experience due to its size, and does so through career and education planning, academic support services and lifetime career placement assistance.
The College of Westchester offers programs in the fields of business, allied health, technology and digital media. The offerings are limited to ensure that students receive a quality education with a focus on in demand fields. The school grants associate's degrees and certificates. In 2008 the state of New York granted CW the ability to offer a bachelor's in business administration.
Programs offered include:
CW offers night, Saturday, online and hybrid courses to assist students in need of flexible schedules.
Admissions and Financial Aid
The admissions process at The College of Westchester is personal and in depth. Once an application is submitted an admissions officer will contact the potential student and work with him or her to determine if WC is right for him.
Students interested or in need of financial aid should contact a financial aid officer for assistance. Additional resources are available on the CW website for students who wish to explore options on their own.
Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.
Get more information about the programs offered by The College of Westchester by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
- Medical Assistant (A, C)
- Medical Insurance Specialist (A)
Computer and Information Sciences
- System Administration (A)
- Web Design (A)
- Computer Support Specialist (C)
- Computer Software and Media Applications (C)
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at CW is $23,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $40 is required from all applicants. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at CW, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $19,000-$23,000
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $710 to $850 per credit hour
- Required fees for full-time students: $950
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$10,856|
|Receiving Student Loans||91%||$9,746|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 11%.
Other Career Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to The College of Westchester.
- HoHoKus - Hackensack School of Business and Medical Sciences in Hackensack, NJ (17 miles away)
- Lincoln Technical Institute - Paramus in Paramus, NJ (17 miles away)
- Global Business Institute in New York, NY (18 miles away)
- University of Phoenix - Fairfield County Campus in Norwalk, CT (18 miles away)
- Plaza College in Jackson Heights, NY (20 miles away)