4,242
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,395
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
68
68%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

State University of New York College at Old Westbury is a Comprehensive institution located in Old Westbury, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 307
Old Westbury, NY  11568
United States
Contact Email: enroll@oldwestbury.edu
Phone: 516-876-3073
Fax: 516-876-3307

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,545
Applied
2,432
Accepted
4,242
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

2,067
Females Applied
1,436
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,478
Males Applied
996
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.1
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer December 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,670
In-state
16,320
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,213
Full-time student fees
11,020
Room & board
7,300
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

10,395
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,195
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,960
Avg. Loan Aid
5,636
Avg. Grant Aid
6,876
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,242
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.09%
Black or African American 27.46%
White or Caucasian 31.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.31%
Asian 11.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.33%
Two or more races 2.66%
Other 2.36%

Gender

Male (40.83%)
Female (59.17%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 19%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Midnight Madness, Meet the Greeks and Step and Stroll Exhibition

Student Services

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More services
services for students with disabilities

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Alianza Latina, PRIDE, Step Tunes and Anime Magna Games Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

351
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 166
Part-time - 185
Male - 155
Female - 196