SUNY College at Old Westbury: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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SUNY College at Old Westbury is a medium four-year, public school with 4,355 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1965 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Old Westbury, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
SUNY College at Old Westbury will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

SUNY College at Old Westbury deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Accounting and Finance, Sociology and Anthropology, Education, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
81%
Good
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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at SUNY College at Old Westbury is high at 81% (above New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at SUNY College at Old Westbury is low: 39%. Around 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SUNY College at Old Westbury is reasonably decent - 18:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,600
High
Average tuition price is fairly high, about $16,400 per year. The additional fees at SUNY College at Old Westbury (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,200; this comes to a total of $17,600 annually.

Read the details about SUNY College at Old Westbury additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 4,474 applications were submitted and 2,241 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

SUNY College at Old Westbury might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at SUNY College at Old Westbury in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,000
Medium
SUNY College at Old Westbury provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, 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 SUNY College at Old Westbury, 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.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
SUNY College at Old Westbury provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,000 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: roughly $7,000 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at SUNY College at Old Westbury. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, SUNY College at Old Westbury seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

SUNY College at Old Westbury Location and Maps



Post Address: SUNY College at Old Westbury, 223 Store Hill Rd, Old Westbury, New York 11568-0210, USA
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