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SUNY College at Old Westbury
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  • 4 Year
  • OLD WESTBURY, NY

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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SUNY Old Westbury is a public college located in Old Westbury, New York in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,131 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the SUNY Old Westbury acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Psychology, Accounting, and Business. Graduating 48% of students, SUNY Old Westbury alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,100.

About

223 STORE HILL RD
OLD WESTBURY, NY 11568
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Skyline Conference

SUNY College at Old Westbury Rankings

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Old Westbury Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
March 15
SAT Range
960-1110
ACT Range
19-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$10,686 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,410 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
41%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 39 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    85%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,131 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
678
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Diverse
    76%
  • Aspirational
    10%
  • Stressed
    10%
  • exuberant
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
39%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 38 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 44 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Commuter school
    46%
  • Easy to commute to.
    29%
  • Best institution in ny
    8%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • The Worst Institution in New York
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

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