SUNY Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY

SUNY Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$8,122

$18,032

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
470
75th
550
25th
460

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,068
Declined 2,712
Total Received 5,780
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Public

5,948

undergraduate students

383

graduate students

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School Facts

SUNY College at Old Westbury, founded in 1965, is a comprehensive public college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a wooded 604-acre campus centrally located on Long Island, the nation's 17th largest population center, Old Westbury offers the best of both worlds -- a quiet atmosphere dedicated to learning, yet just 20 miles from the heart of New York City.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,331
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

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604-acre, suburban campus in Old Westbury (population: 4,757) on Long Island, 17 miles from New York City. Major airport and train serve New York City; bus serves Hicksville (one mile). School operates transportation to Hicksville. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

SUNY Old Westbury
223 Store Hill Road
Old Westbury, NY
11568

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
470
75th
550
25th
460

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,068
Declined 2,712
Total Received 5,780

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

67%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,600

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room $7,660
Board $3,870
Additional fees $1,052
Books & supplies $2,500
Total $22,152
Average Financial Aid - $8,600
Total with Avg. Aid $13,552

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Financial Aid Office


P: 516 876-3224
F: 516 876-3307
enroll@oldwestbury.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, cheerleading, dance team, equestrian sports, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, step team, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Skyline Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Behavioral Aspects of Health. yes
Bilingual and Multilingual Education. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminology. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Finance, General. yes
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation. yes
General Studies. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Labor and Industrial Relations. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Political Economy. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods. yes
Small Business Administration/Management. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Taxation. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Accounting
  3. Criminology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

6,331

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

5,948
students

Female
59%
3,509

Male
41%
2,439

6%

383
students

Female
63%
240

Male
37%
143

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

4,545
students

Female
59%
2,670

Male
41%
1,875

24%

1,403
students

Female
60%
839

Male
40%
564

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
29%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
Pakistan
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors

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