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Dowling College provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Oakdale, New York and operated as a private institution. Dowling College has a yearly student enrollment of around five thousand.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Transportation And Materials Moving
Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. This school has an admissions rate of around 82% of which only 24% decided to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
The cost of tuition is nearly $28,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better estimate their cost of attending Dowling College. This school may offer financial aid for students that qualify as grants and loans.
The mascot for Dowling College is the "Golden Lions", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
Contact information, tuition information, programs offered, and much more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.dowling.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates Dowling College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Dowling College is around 2,900 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 43% enrolling as graduate students and 57% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $32,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- For part-time students, charges are between $1,200-$1,500 per unit
- Room and board is estimated to cost around $13,000
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$13,488|
|Receiving Student Loans||71%||$6,470|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Dowling College may provide services to students like:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Dowling College has an overall graduation rate which is around 34%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||18%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||12%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2004)
Dowling College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (East Coast Conference)
- Basketball (East Coast Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Dowling College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Dowling College.
- SUNY College at Old Westbury in Old Westbury, NY (22 miles away)
- CUNY York College in Jamaica, NY (34 miles away)
- CUNY Lehman College in Bronx, NY (40 miles away)
- Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT (42 miles away)
- CUNY Bernard M Baruch College in New York, NY (44 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Dowling College for official up-to-date information.