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OW Earns Best Colleges Ranking  

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks SUNY Old Westbury among the leading institutions for social mobility in its annual Best Colleges rankings. 

Live on Campus

Whether in the Woodlands Halls or the Academic Village, students living on campus enjoy being close to class, their friends, and more all on our Nassau County campus. 

New Degrees for Fall 2022

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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Math, scientific computing and natural sciences combine through advanced coursework and research to provide the skills necessary to solve biological problems using programming and computers.

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Environmental Studies

Learn to use the tools of history and the social sciences to approach environmental problems from a social perspective and to seek out socially just solutions.

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Economics

Integrating economic theory with analysis of how economies adapt over time and across the globe to foster critical thinking and assessment skills that can be applied to issues challenging both the business and government sectors.

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See Our Campus

SUNY Old Westbury has a beautiful 604-acre campus that has earned Tree Campus USA status for four years in a row for its commitment to sustainability and the environment. At the same,  our academic, student life, and residential facilities are geared to provide all you need to succeed. 

New York City
35 minutes
Newark, New Jersey
1 hour
Princeton, New Jersey
1.5 hours
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2.3 hours
Montreal, Canada
6.5 hours
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New York City
35 minutes
Newark, New Jersey
1 hour
Princeton, New Jersey
1.5 hours
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2.3 hours
Montreal, Canada
6.5 hours

The Long Island Region

Less than an hour from the heart of New York City, you'll study on a beautiful campus with shopping and entertainment offerings and an array of outdoor activities - including South Shore beaches - just a short drive away.