School of Education Admissions

All Admissions processes for entry into SUNY Old Westbury and its degree programs are conducted through the Office of Enrollment Services.

Admission to undergraduate programs in the School of Education at SUNY Old Westbury is an additional process students may seek after being admitted to the College.

This separate admission is required to become a candidate for graduation and certification. 

Students may seek admission to School of Education's undergraduate programs after having completed 48 undergraduate credits.

Student's with associates or bachelors degrees, or students who seek to enroll in the Adolescence Education courses of study, must apply for admission during the semester they enroll at Old Westbury. Requirements for admission to the School of Education includes the following:

  • College-wide proficiency in Mathematics
  • College-wide proficiency in English
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher
  • The completion of 48 credits
  • Satisfactory performance in an on-site writing test 
  • Proficiency in Spanish (for those enrolling in the Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension (1-6) and Special Education with Bilingual Extension (1-6) programs)

For information on the School of Education's admissions procedures, contact the School of Education at 516-876-3275.