SUNY Westchester Community College: Review & Facts

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SUNY Westchester Community College is a large two-year, public school with 14,000 students enrolled. This college was established in 1946 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Valhalla, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
SUNY Westchester Community College will give you the option to earn a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

SUNY Westchester Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Nursing, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
The rate of student retention at SUNY Westchester Community College is relatively low at 60% (way below New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at SUNY Westchester Community College is very low: 15%. Roughly 26% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SUNY Westchester Community College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,300
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, around $11,800 per academic year. The additional fees at SUNY Westchester Community College not covered by tuition are around $500, which comes to $12,300 a year.

Read the details about SUNY Westchester Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at SUNY Westchester Community College is $35.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at SUNY Westchester Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (914) 606-6600 or check SUNY Westchester Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
SUNY Westchester Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SUNY Westchester Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at SUNY Westchester Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, SUNY Westchester Community College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

SUNY Westchester Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: SUNY Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
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