LOCATION: With a wooded 604-acre campus centrally located on Long Island, the
nation's 16th largest population center, Old Westbury offers the best of
both worlds - a quiet atmosphere dedicated to learning yet just 20 miles
from the heart of New York City.
STUDENTS & ALUMNI: 3,300 students from across the United States and more
than 20 foreign countries; among the most culturally diverse student populations
in the Northeast. More than 17,000 alumni can be found around the world.
FACULTY: 122 full-time; 82 % hold terminal degree in their field. A 17:1 student-to-faculty
CURRICULUM: Comprehensive, with 45 undergraduate majors and 16 minors in both
liberal arts and professional fields. One graduate program, an M.S. in Accounting,
is currently available.
Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of
Science, Bachelor of Professional
Studies. Graduate: Master of Science
in Accounting, Master of Science
States Commission on Higher Education,
Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Education (School of Education),
American Chemical Society (B.S.
STUDENT LIFE: Active and diverse with more than 50 student organizations,
including a student-run newspaper, fraternities, sororities, academic organizations,
and community service groups.
ATHLETICS: 10 Division III intercollegiate teams compete in the Skyline and
East Coast Athletic Conferences.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: 60% of students receive either need-based aid or merit-based
scholarships. FAFSA, an Institutional Financial Aid application, and a
Signed Student Aid Record are required to apply for aid.
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS: Selective. Applications considered on a rolling basis.
Approximately 43 percent of Freshman applications are accepted. Transfer students
earning more than 24 credit hours of college work will be evaluated based on