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About Old Westbury

About Old WestburyLOCATION: With a wooded 604-acre campus centrally located on Long Island, the nation's 16th largest population center, Old Westbury offers the best of both worlds - a quiet atmosphere dedicated to learning yet just 20 miles from the heart of New York City.

STUDENTS & ALUMNI: 3,300 students from across the United States and more than 20 foreign countries; among the most culturally diverse student populations in the Northeast. More than 17,000 alumni can be found around the world.

FACULTY: 122 full-time; 82 % hold terminal degree in their field. A 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

CURRICULUM: Comprehensive, with 45 undergraduate majors and 16 minors in both liberal arts and professional fields. One graduate program, an M.S. in Accounting, is currently available.

DEGREES: Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Professional Studies. Graduate: Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Taxation.

ACCREDITATION: Middle States Commission on Higher Education, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (School of Education), American Chemical Society (B.S. in Chemistry).

About Old WestburySTUDENT LIFE: Active and diverse with more than 50 student organizations, including a student-run newspaper, fraternities, sororities, academic organizations, and community service groups.

ATHLETICS: 10 Division III intercollegiate teams compete in the Skyline and East Coast Athletic Conferences.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: 60% of students receive either need-based aid or merit-based scholarships. FAFSA, an Institutional Financial Aid application, and a Signed Student Aid Record are required to apply for aid.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Selective. Applications considered on a rolling basis. Approximately 43 percent of Freshman applications are accepted. Transfer students earning more than 24 credit hours of college work will be evaluated based on that work.

 


Did You Know?

Seniors, Kacey-Ann Thompson and Emmanuel Konde of the Biological Sciences Department, earned recognition at the 14th annual New York State Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program Conference.

Among SUNY's comprehensive colleges, Old Westbury ranks among the highest in science and engineering funding to support competitive scientific research. Funding for research is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the New York State Department of Education.

Women's volleyball coach, Marjahna Vickers, was named the 2005-06 College Female Coach of the Year by the Nassau County Sports Commission after leading the Lady Panthers to 21 wins and the most successful season in the program's history.

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