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SUNY College at Old Westbury

223 Store Hill Rd, Old Westbury, NY

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SUNY College at Old Westbury, a public institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Old Westbury, New York, the school offers a suburban setting for students to study in. Around four thousand students enroll at SUNY College at Old Westbury annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs SUNY College at Old Westbury offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Social Sciences

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then evaluated by admissions staff. An ACT or SAT exam is required prior to applying, with scores between 1340 - 1570 on the SAT and between 19 - 22 on the ACT is common among students admitted to SUNY College at Old Westbury. An estimated 40 percent of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 23 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Tuition & fees at this school vary for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs around $7,000 per year and out-of-state tuition costing $17,000 annually. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus for around a cost of $7,300 per year. Students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury may qualify for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

Athletic programs are available at SUNY College at Old Westbury through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Sports available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Students who wish to get more about this school can check out their website at http://www.oldwestbury.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants SUNY College at Old Westbury accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

SUNY College at Old Westbury has a total student population of about 4,400. The student body is made up of 95% undergraduate students and 9% graduate students.

$10,800

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $6,500-$7,800
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $16,000-$19,580
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $270-$320 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $680-$820 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships68%$7,877
Receiving Student Loans51%$5,813
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, SUNY College at Old Westbury may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

SUNY College at Old Westbury has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 36%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years20%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

SUNY College at Old Westbury is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Skyline Conference)
  • Basketball (Skyline Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

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 SUNY College at Old Westbury 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

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
50.09%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
84%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
18:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,755