Why Old Westbury?

Excellence through access, diversity, and affordability

Rated a "Best Value" by Money Magazine for '20-'21

Ranked 11th by U.S. News for empowering social mobility 

9-time U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll honoree

'20 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity awardee for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion 

A Small College...

5,027 Students

4,667 undergraduate / 360 graduate
in Fall 2020

14:1

14 students for every 1 faculty member on campus

23

Students per class

...with high grades from the Class of 2020

96.8%

rated teaching in their major extremely effective, very effective or effective

92.5%

rated teaching outside their major extremely effective, very effective or effective

90%

would recommend SUNY Old Westbury to others choosing a college

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Enroll Today

SUNY Old Westbury accepts applications on a rolling basis, which means you can still attend this fall. 

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Living on Campus

Our 604-acre campus offers the best of both worlds:  a quiet place to study yet just 22 miles from the heart of New York City. 

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Your Future, Your Major

With more than 70 undergraduate and graduate majors, you can find the program you need for the future you want for yourself. 

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#OWmade My Day

#OWmade is the hashtag for all things SUNY Old Westbury. Visit the sites here to check our latest on social media and to see videos for and about students and their experiences, both in and out of the classroom.