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The College at Old Westbury, founded in 1965, is a public college and part of the State University of New York system. Its 605-acre campus is located in Old Westbury, 17 miles from New York City.

Website: www.oldwestbury.edu/

Public
Co-ed
4,242
Undergraduate
Students
(59.2%) 2,510 Women
(40.8%) 1,732 Men
219
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 3,545 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $19,898
Out-of-state: $26,808
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,368
Out-of-state: $15,278
Room and Board
$11,530
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$11,195
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
166
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 26% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Old Westbury Population
4,638
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
19% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Petey the Crowd Pleaser
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.4% Asian
27.5% Black/African-American
24.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
31.3% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students
0.1% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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