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Freshman Students

Old Westbury's admission criteria for First Year Students is based on an 80 high school average, a combined score of 1000 on the SAT I exam (College Entrance Examinations), or a total score of 22 on the ACT (American College Test). Regent's classes, Honor's classes and Advance Placement courses are strongly preferred.

To apply for First Year Student admission, a completed application must include the following:

  • An Old Westbury Supplemental Application (call Enrollment Services at 516-876-3073 for the application) an autobiographical statement OR Click here to download the Supplemental Essay form..
  • A SUNY application (available at our office or at your high school). You may also file the SUNY online application by accessing the Internet at
  • An official high school transcript.
  • SAT scores or ACT scores.
  • An $40 application fee.
  • Letters of recommendation are encouraged and interviews will be scheduled if necessary.
  • Once you have applied, call our automated Voice Response System at (516) 876-2900 to check on the status of your application

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) is available for academically and financially disadvantaged students. Information regarding EOP and other special programs for adult students is available through the Office of Enrollment Services.

It's important to apply early in your senior year, as the College responds for most programs on a rolling admissions basis. This means you'll hear your admissions decision usually within four to six weeks of completing your application.

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