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State University of New York College at Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY 4-Year Public

About SUNY Old Westbury

State University of New York College at Old Westbury is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Old Westbury, New York. SUNY Old Westbury was founded in 1965 and now enrolls around 4,461 students a year, including 4,242 undergrads.

SUNY Old Westbury offers housing for up to 1,000 students. Most students live off campus,.

For each full-time professor, there are about 16 undergraduates enrolled at SUNY Old Westbury.

2021 SUNY Old Westbury Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Average GPA 3.1
In-State Tuition $7,070
Out-of-State $16,980

SUNY Old Westbury Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at SUNY Old Westbury

State University of New York College at Old Westbury offers early decision but does not offer early action.

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SUNY Old Westbury Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into SUNY Old Westbury. Around 69% of applicants get into SUNY Old Westbury each year. Out of 3,545 applications received in 2021, 2,432 students were offered admission.

SUNY Old Westbury Waitlist

SUNY Old Westbury reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into State University of New York College at Old Westbury?

SUNY Old Westbury is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to SUNY Old Westbury, applicants must submit the following items.

SUNY Old Westbury Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Other Requirements Supplementary Essay
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

SUNY Old Westbury Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.1 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to SUNY Old Westbury.

Is SUNY Old Westbury Test Optional?

SUNY Old Westbury does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 92% submitted the SAT. 0% submitted the ACT.

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Does SUNY Old Westbury Offer Dorms?

Yes! SUNY Old Westbury provides on-campus housing for up to 1,000 students.

SUNY Old Westbury students are active in the school's Student Government Association, Alianza Latina and PRIDE. Midnight Madness, Meet the Greeks, and and Step and Stroll Exhibition are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at SUNY Old Westbury.

Financial Aid at SUNY Old Westbury

SUNY Old Westbury meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend SUNY Old Westbury full-time are awarded $11,195 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is SUNY Old Westbury a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at SUNY Old Westbury

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at SUNY Old Westbury, around 81% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 390 students who started at SUNY Old Westbury as first-time freshman, 86 graduate within four years.

SUNY Old Westbury's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 43%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 0% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does SUNY Old Westbury sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is SUNY Old Westbury a good school for you?

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Where is State University of New York College at Old Westbury Located?

SUNY Old Westbury is located in the suburban setting of Old Westbury, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you want to see SUNY Old Westbury for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Long Island Expressway to Old Westbury, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what SUNY Old Westbury and Old Westbury are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 210 Old Westbury, NY 11568-0210

Campus Setting: Suburban

SUNY Old Westbury Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Dec 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to SUNY Old Westbury is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Old Westbury is Dec 15.

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


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Wondering what life at SUNY Old Westbury is like? There are approximately 4,461 students enrolled at SUNY Old Westbury, including 4,242 undergraduate students and 219 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NY and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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