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Five Towns College

Dix Hills, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate47%
Acceptance Rate47%

About Five Towns College

Five Towns College Overview

Five Towns College is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of Dix Hills, New York. Five Towns College was founded in 1972 and the school currently enrolls around 632 students a year, which includes 605 undergraduate students. Five Towns College offers on-campus housing for up to 208 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Five Towns College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Five Towns College's theater groups.

Five Towns College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Five Towns College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Five Towns College on the Student Life page.

2022 Five Towns College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 47%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 2.8
Tuition $24,900
Percent of Need Met 59%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $21,331

Is Five Towns College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Five Towns College offers and if the school might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Five Towns College

Five Towns College is moderately difficult to get into. Around 47% of applicants get into Five Towns College each year. Out of 717 applications received in 2022, 337 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Five Towns College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Five Towns College, around 67% return for the next year. Five Towns College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 48%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Five Towns College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Five Towns College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Five Towns College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Five Towns College's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $6,224 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Five Towns College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Five Towns College meets 59% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $21,331 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $23,856 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Five Towns College.

Based on this information, is Five Towns College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Five Towns College a good school for you?

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Where is Five Towns College Located?

Five Towns College is located in the suburban setting of Dix Hills, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you would like to see Five Towns College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Long Island Expressway to Dix Hills, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Five Towns College and Dix Hills are like without leaving home.

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College Info

305 North Service Road Dix Hills, NY 11746-6055

Campus Setting: Suburban

Five Towns College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Five Towns College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Five Towns College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Five Towns College ACT Scores

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Five Towns College SAT Scores

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Five Towns College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$36,230

In State

$36,230

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$22,960
$22,960
Fees
$570
$570
Housing
$12,700
$12,700
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Five Towns College is like? There are approximately 632 students enrolled at Five Towns College, including 605 undergraduate students and 27 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from NY and 10% percent of students are from other states.

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

632

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

47%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,530

Out-of-State

$23,530

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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