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Colleges / State University of New York College at Old Westbury

State University of New York College at Old Westbury

Old Westbury, NY 4-Year Public

SUNY Old Westbury Academics

State University of New York College at Old Westbury requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at SUNY Old Westbury, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, SUNY Old Westbury has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 43% of students who started college at SUNY Old Westbury graduate within six years.

SUNY Old Westbury offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at SUNY Old Westbury?

SUNY Old Westbury has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a lanuage requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at SUNY Old Westbury

When choosing a major, SUNY Old Westbury students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY Old Westbury below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. SUNY Old Westbury does not require a senior project for all students.

Does SUNY Old Westbury Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

SUNY Old Westbury offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does SUNY Old Westbury Offer Online Classes?

SUNY Old Westbury has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does SUNY Old Westbury Give Credit for AP Classes?

SUNY Old Westbury offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does SUNY Old Westbury Have An Honors Program?

SUNY Old Westbury offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does SUNY Old Westbury Require Internships?

SUNY Old Westbury does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

SUNY Old Westbury has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at SUNY Old Westbury include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at SUNY Old Westbury

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

SUNY Old Westbury offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Stony Brook University and State University of New York - Biological sciences/osteopathic medicine with New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

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SUNY Old Westbury Majors & Subject Areas

American/United States Studies/Civilization
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Mathematics, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Criminology
Political Economy
Sociology
Social Sciences, Other
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Digital Arts
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Business Administration and Management, General
Accounting
Finance, General
Labor and Industrial Relations
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Taxation
History, General

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,461

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,070

Out-of-State

$16,980

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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