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About Old Westbury

LOCATION: 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: 3,200 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.

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

STUDENT 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.


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