Tuition & Fees

$30,900

$30,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined + 467
Total Received 1,864
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Private (nonprofit)

1,783

undergraduate students

670

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management/leadership
  2. Psychology
  3. Accounting
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Codes

SAT 2011
ACT 2665

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School Facts

Dowling, founded in 1955, is a private college. Its 52-acre main campus is located in Oakdale, on the south shore of Long Island. The campus focal point was built at the turn of the century by William K. Vanderbilt.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,453
Established in 1955
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Oakdale Long Island, NY

52-acre campus in Oakdale (population: 7,974), 50 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Brookhaven, Long Island, Manhattan, and corporate locations throughout the region. Served by train; major airport, bus, and train serve New York City; smaller airport serves Ronkonkoma (five miles). School operates transportation to train station. Public transportation serves campus.

Dowling College
150 Idle Hour Boulevard
Oakdale Long Island, NY 11769

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
37%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 14% of male students
 
2 sororities 10% of female students

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,397
Declined + 467
Total Received 1,864

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Essay
Interview
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jonathan White
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services
P: 631 244-3030
F: 631 244-1059
admissions@dowling.edu

Cost

Tuition $29,100
Room & board $10,770
Additional fees $1,800
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $42,670
Average Financial Aid - $20,091
Total with Avg. Aid $22,579

Financial Aid

47%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,091

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,486,888
State $1,661,009
Institutional $4,231,641
Other external $0
Total $8,379,538

Non-need-based

Federal $1,399,459
State $164,379
Institutional $7,986,451
Other external $250,611
Total $9,800,900

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
East Coast Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Golden Lions
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescence Education
Aeronautics
Aeronautics/Aviation Management/Operations
Airway Science Management
Applied Mathematics
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies
Aviation Management
Banking/Finance
Biology
Biology Teacher Education
Business Administration/Management
Business Education
Business Teacher Education
Business/Language Arts Teach Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher Education
Communication Arts
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science/Mathematics
Computer/Information Sciences/General
Corporate Finance
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Management
Drama/Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership/Administration
Elementary Education
English
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages Teacher Education
Graphic Design/Digital Art
Health Care Management
History
Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Integrated Mathematics/Science Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education/Teaching
Literacy Education
Management
Management/Leadership
Marine Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music
Music Education
Music Teacher Education
Natural Science/Mathematics
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education Teaching/Coaching
Political Science
Professional/Liberal Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Management
Reading Teacher Education
Romance Languages
Science Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education
Sports Management
TESOL
Teacher Education/Multiple Levels
Visual Art
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Undergraduate

73%

1,783
students

Female
53%
949

Male
47%
834

Graduate

27%

670
students

Female
59%
398

Male
41%
272

undergraduateFull-time

60%

1,087
students

Female
49%
523

Male
51%
564

undergraduatePart-time

40%

696
students

Female
62%
426

Male
38%
270

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
20%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Pakistan
Turkey
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lisa Braxton
Coordinator of International Student Services
631 244-3357
braxtonl@dowling.edu

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