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About The College of Westchester

The College of Westchester is a private school in an suburban setting in White Plains, New York. The College of Westchester was founded in 1915 and enrolls 906 undergrads and no graduate students.

2021 The College of Westchester Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Tuition $24,900

The College of Westchester Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at The College of Westchester

The College of Westchester does not offer early decision or early action.

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The College of Westchester Acceptance Rate 2021

It is slightly difficult to get into The College of Westchester. The acceptance rate at The College of Westchester is 97%. Out of 824 applications received in 2021, 796 students were offered admission.

The College of Westchester Waitlist 2021

The College of Westchester reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into The College of Westchester?

The College of Westchester is considered slightly 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 The College of Westchester, applicants must submit the following items.

The College of Westchester Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for The College of Westchester

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to The College of Westchester.

Does The College of Westchester Require the ACT or SAT?

The College of Westchester 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.


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Does The College of Westchester Offer Student Housing?

The College of Westchester does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at The College of Westchester.

Financial Aid at The College of Westchester

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

Some aid is awarded ona 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 The College of Westchester a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at The College of Westchester

About 63% of students who start at The College of Westchester come back for their second year of college.

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 rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does The College of Westchester sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is The College of Westchester a good school for you?

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Where is The College of Westchester?

The College of Westchester is located in the suburban setting of White Plains, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you want to see The College of Westchester for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 287 to White Plains, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Westchester County.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what The College of Westchester and White Plains are like without leaving home.

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College Info

325 Central Avenue White Plains, NY 10606

Campus Setting: Suburban

The College of Westchester Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The College of Westchester is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The College of Westchester is Continuous processing.

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

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The College of Westchester ACT Scores

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The College of Westchester Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$22,410

In State

$22,410

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$21,060
$21,060
Fees
$1,350
$1,350
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at The College of Westchester is like? There are approximately 906 students enrolled at The College of Westchester. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from NY and 5% percent of students are from other states.

80%

Full Time

20%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

906

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$22,410

Out-of-State

$22,410

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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