Tuition & Fees

$8,143

$17,923

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
32%
400-499
54%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
48%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
51%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,935
Declined + 817
Total Received 3,752
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Public

4,635

undergraduate students

276

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Accounting
  3. Criminology
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Codes

SAT 2866
ACT 2939

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,911
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Old Westbury, NY

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.

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
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 2% of male students
 
8 sororities 2% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
32%
400-499
54%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
48%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
29%
400-499
51%
300-399
15%
200-299
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,935
Declined + 817
Total Received 3,752

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Mary Marquez Bell
Vice President of Enrollment Services
P: 516 876-3200
F: 516 876-3307
enroll@oldwestbury.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 10

Institution's own financial aid form
May 4

Other
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Other

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Mildred O'Keefe
Director of Financial Aid
okeefem@oldwestbury.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (outdoor)
ultimate Frisbee
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 Directors

Lenore Walsh (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Gilda Zwerman (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Skyline Conference
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescence Education/Bilingual
Adolescence Education/Biology
Adolescence Education/Chemistry
Adolescence Education/English
Adolescence Education/Mathematics
Adolescence Education/Social Studies
Adolescence Education/Spanish
American Studies
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business/Management
Chemistry/Physics
Childhood Special Education
Comparative Humanities
Computer/Information Science
Criminology
Electronic Media
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Finance
Health/Society
Hispanic Languages/Literature/Culture
History
Industrial/Labor Relations
Language/Literature
Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Media/Communications
Mental Health
Middle Childhood Education
Philosophy/Religion
Politics/Economics/Society
Psychology
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Language
Special Education
Special Education/Bilingual
Taxation
Visual Arts
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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

4,911

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

4,635
students

Female
59%
2,729

Male
41%
1,906

6%

276
students

Female
48%
132

Male
52%
144

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

4,058
students

Female
60%
2,427

Male
40%
1,631

13%

577
students

Female
53%
302

Male
47%
275

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

72

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Becky Evans
International Student Advisor
516 876-3906
evansb@oldwestbury.edu

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