Five Towns College

Dix Hills, NY

Five Towns College

Dix Hills, NY

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

68%

male

32%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 238
Declined 144
Total Received 382
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Private

654

undergraduate students

27

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Five Town College, founded in 1972, is a private coeducational institution. Its 35-acre campus is located in Dix Hills, 25 miles from New York City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 681
Established in 1972
Coeducational Coeducational

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35-acre campus in Dix Hills (population: 26,892), 25 miles from New York City. Major airport and train serve New York City; smaller airport serves Islip (20 miles); bus serves Melville (five miles). School operates transportation to affiliated housing. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

Five Towns College
305 North Service Road
Dix Hills
11746-5871

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Film Video Club
  • Audio Club
  • Music Business Club
  • Jazz Club
  • yearbook

Top Events

  • Long Island Music Industry Conference
  • College Senior Picnic
  • L. I. Media Art Show
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Has early decision program yes

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 238
Declined 144
Total Received 382

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
talent/ability

Important

level of applicant's interest
application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Communication, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

681

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

654
students

Female
32%
210

Male
68%
444

4%

27
students

Female
33%
9

Male
67%
18

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

611
students

Female
32%
194

Male
68%
417

7%

43
students

Female
38%
16

Male
62%
27

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 21%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

67

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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