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College at Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY

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.

Web Sitewww.oldwestbury.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students4,242
   Women2,510 (59.2%)
   Men1,732 (40.8%)
Graduate Students219

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate69% of 3,545 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.10
SAT Math440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading440-520 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing425-510 range of middle 50%
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $24,223
Out-of-state: $33,873
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,883
Out-of-state: $17,533
Room and Board
$11,130
Average Percent of Need Met63%
Average Freshman Award$11,195
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Old Westbury Population4,638
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 42% of freshmen, 18% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotPetey the Crowd Pleaser
Sororities 
Fraternities 

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 Students0.1% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning81.0%
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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Average 2.96 3.06 530 520 25
Low 2.67 2.67 530 520 25
High 3.25 3.46 530 520 25
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