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35Education Quality: 2.5/5. Campus Safety: 5/5. Tuition Costs: 2.5/5. Overall Rating: 3/5.
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The College of Westchester is a small two-year, private for-profit school with 1,100 students enrolled. This postsecondary institution was founded in 1915 and is one of the 2 colleges located in White Plains
, New York
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 offers enrollment in 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Medical Assistant, Computer Science, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors
offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings
against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when 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.
The rate of student retention at The College of Westchester is very low at 34% (way below New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.
The graduation rate at The College of Westchester is low: 43%. Approximately 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.
Student to faculty ratio at The College of Westchester is pretty decent: 15:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries
Tuition and Loans
Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition charges are high, about $19,200 per year. The additional fees at The College of Westchester (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $900, which makes it a total of $20,100 per 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.
This college accepts your 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.
As reported in recent data, 947 applications were submitted and 699 were accepted (74%); so it is easy to get admitted at this school.
The undergraduate application fee at The College of Westchester is $40.00.
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at 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
The College of Westchester offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful 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.
Currently there is no on-campus housing at The College of Westchester.
Based on the college crime numbers, 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 MapsPost Address: The College of Westchester, 325 Central Ave, White Plains, New York 10606, USA
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