The College of Westchester: Review & Facts

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The College of Westchester is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 1,130 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1915 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in White Plains, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
10
The College of Westchester will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

The College of Westchester deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Computer Science, Medical Assistant, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
58%
The College of Westchester student retention rate is low at 58% (way below New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at The College of Westchester is low: 43%. Around 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at The College of Westchester is decent - 17:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,700
Average tuition price is high - $19,800 a year. The additional fees at The College of Westchester not covered by tuition are nearly $900; this comes to $20,700 per academic year.

Read the details about The College of Westchester 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



Acceptance
Rate
74%
As reported in recent government data, 947 applications were submitted and 699 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept 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.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at The College of Westchester is $40.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to The College of Westchester and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (914) 948-4442 or check The College of Westchester Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
The College of Westchester provides a distance education program 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 The College of Westchester, 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 present there is no on-campus housing at The College of Westchester.

Based on the college crime data, The College of Westchester seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The College of Westchester Location and Maps



Post Address: The College of Westchester, 325 Central Ave, White Plains, New York 10606-1200, USA
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