PO Box 210 Old Westbury, NY 11568-0210 516-876-3000
http://www.oldwestbury.edu enroll@oldwestbury.edu
About SUNY College-Old Westbury
  • Year of Foundation 1965
  • Size of Campus 604 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,373
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,076 in-state, 11,336 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 3,896
SUNY College at Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Peoples' Organization, Alianza Latina, Asian Club, Caribbean Students Association, International Students Club, National Conference of Puerto Rican Women, Women's Center
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Back Festival, Wellness at Old Westbury, Mayfest
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies First-Year Honor Society; Psi Chi; Sigma Delta Mu; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Tau Delta
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Shekinah Chorale
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport New York City (18), Islip (30)
  • Distance to nearest train New York City (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus Hempstead (7)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 36%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 88%
  • Number of students using college housing 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 75%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 14
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 21,695
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 900
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,057
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 15,879
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,000
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Women Studies and African-American Studies Collection
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 208,446
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Art gallery, TV Studio, and Radio Station
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 432
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 900
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 80%
  • Student Employment Federal work study program available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Manhattan College)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 10%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Hofstra University)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 10%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs J.P. Morgan; American Museum of Natural History; Keyspan; Nassau County, New York City Board of Education; Cablevision
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training