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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Location

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
Percent 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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

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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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