SUNY College-Old Westbury

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SUNY College-Old Westbury


Graduates

  • 80% have a job after 6 months
  • 10% have a job after 1 year
  • 10% have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$5,076 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$11,336 / year

Room and Board

$8,083

Application deadline

Rolling

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Women Studies and African-American Studies Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 208,446 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 432 current serial subscriptions.
  • 21,695 microforms.
  • 2,057 Audio/Visual items.
  • 15,879 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art gallery, TV Studio, and Radio Station

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 350 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,000 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 75% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 900 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 25% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 88% of housing units are Doubles.
  • In total, there are 14 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 36% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 75% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 38% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Welcome Back Festival, Wellness at Old Westbury, Mayfest
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: First-Year Honor Society; Psi Chi; Sigma Delta Mu; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Shekinah Chorale
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Peoples' Organization, Alianza Latina, Asian Club, Caribbean Students Association, International Students Club, National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Women's Center
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Society, Art Society, Comparative Humanities Association, Computer Science Society, Education Club, Equestrian Club, Finance Club, Marketing Society, Politics, Economics & Society Club, Psychology Club, Sociology Society, Teacher Education Club, Gay & Straight Alliance Organization, Access for All, All the Right Moves, Council for Unity, Cricket Club, Freshman Class Council, Industrial & Labor Relations Club, International Athletic Assoc. , Junior Class, NY Public Interest Group, Panthers Pride Club, Peer Counselors, Pool Club, Resident Hall Assoc. , Senior Class Council, Sophomore Class Council, The Majestic Club, Activities Management Team, Tech Team, Science Club, Student Government, Television Club, Yearbook Committee
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Catalyst, monthly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): New York City (18), Islip (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): New York City (20)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Hempstead (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 85% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 14% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 900
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 7 fraternities
  • 6 fraternity houses
  • 2% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 4 sorority houses
  • 2% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Hofstra University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Manhattan College)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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