Five Towns College Rankings

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#6942 of 14,131 In the World
#1904 of 2,597 In North America
#1815 of 2,496 In the United States
#147 of 221 In New York State

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
46%
Avg. cost to attend
$21,376 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
524
Graduates
28
Male:Female Ratio
69:31
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.ftc.edu

Five Towns College Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Five Towns College has an acceptance rate of 46% and is among the top 11% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 46% 51% 38%
Applicants 474 297 177
Admissions 217 150 67
Freshmen enrolled full time 103 77 26
Freshmen enrolled part time 3 2 1

351 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

20 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Other Tests Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 267 (48%)
Hispanic 150 (27%)
Black or African American 84 (15%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 27 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 12 (2%)
Asian 8 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.4%)
Two or more races 1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Five Towns College is $21,376 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$21,376/year
Average aid awarded
$18,946
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,184
$30-48K $15,474
$48-75K $19,971
$75-110K $20,219
$110K+ $26,467

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $24,900$24,900
Tuition in-state $24,900$24,900
Tuition out-of-state $24,900$24,900
Fee in-district $335$335
Fee in-state $335$335
Fee out-of-state $335$335

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 208
Combined charge for room and board $12,950
Room charge $7,950
Meal charge $5,000

Five Towns College majors

Five Towns College has granted 120 bachelor's degrees across 7 programs, 6 master's across 2 programs, and 2 doctorate degrees across 2 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Five Towns College.

Major Associate Bachelor Master Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 3 46
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 26
Music, General 19 3
Mass Communication & Media Studies 13
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 11
Music Teacher Education 3 3 1
Computer Graphics 2 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 3
Music Theory and Composition 1
Grand Total 8 120 6 2

Five Towns College has a graduation rate of 43%, which is among the 30% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 43% 46% 34%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Five Towns College has published 46 scientific papers with 60 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, Computer Science, Biology, Medicine, Psychology, Sociology, Environmental Science, and Law.

Publications
46
Citations
60

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
30 / 46
Philosophy
19 / 26
Political Science
17 / 39
Computer Science
12 / 32
Biology
12 / 21
Medicine
11 / 40
Psychology
10 / 30
Sociology
10 / 4
Environmental Science
10 / 26
Law
9 / 30
Art & Design
8 / 3
Chemistry
6 / 5
Mathematics
6 / 1
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6 / 28
Ecology
5 / 8
Business
5 / 0
Engineering
5 / 2
Physics
5 / 1
Linguistics
5 / 13
Geography and Cartography
4 / 18
Organic Chemistry
4 / 5
Animal Science
4 / 8
Economics
4 / 10
Geology
4 / 4
Statistics
4 / 1
History
4 / 18
Pathology
4 / 21
Psychiatry
4 / 29
Quantum and Particle physics
3 / 1
Fashion Design
3 / 1
Social Psychology
3 / 3
Botany
3 / 7
Biochemistry
3 / 1
Marketing
3 / 0
Neuroscience
3 / 12
Art History
3 / 1
Nursing
3 / 16
Paleontology
3 / 4
Aesthetics
2 / 1
Nutrition and Food Science
2 / 4

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1994 2 1
1995 1 0
1996 1 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 0
2001 3 1
2002 2 0
2003 1 1
2004 2 2
2005 1 1
2006 0 1
2007 0 1
2008 0 3
2009 1 1
2010 3 4
2011 3 1
2012 3 4
2013 1 3
2014 0 3
2015 0 3
2016 1 4
2017 3 1
2018 3 3
2019 3 4
2020 3 5
2021 4 8
2022 1 4

Notable alumni

  1. Wyclef Jean

    Wyclef Jean
    Born in
    Haiti Flag Haiti
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    human rights activistfilm producerrapperactormusician
    Biography

    Nel Ust Wyclef Jean is a Haitian rapper, musician, and actor. At the age of nine, Jean immigrated to the United States with his family. He first achieved fame as a founding member, co-producer and guitarist of the New Jersey hip hop trio The Fugees, alongside Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel. The group released the albums Blunted on Reality (1994) and The Score (1996), the latter becoming one of the best-selling albums of all time. Jean would follow this with the release of his first solo studio album, Wyclef Jean Presents The Carnival (1997), which contains the top ten hit "Gone till November".

  2. Mike Portnoy

    Mike Portnoy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    drummersongwritersingerrecording artistmusician
    Biography

    Michael Stephen Portnoy is an American musician who is primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and co-founder of the progressive metal band Dream Theater. In September 2010, Portnoy announced his departure from Dream Theater after 25 years, with Mike Mangini taking his place as drummer of the band. Since his departure Portnoy has remained active, with a variety of bands and projects, including Adrenaline Mob, Transatlantic, Yellow Matter Custard, Flying Colors, The Winery Dogs, Liquid Tension Experiment, Metal Allegiance, Sons of Apollo, the Neal Morse Band and BPMD.

  3. Olivia

    Olivia
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    singertelevision actor
    Biography

    Olivia Theresa Longott is an American R&B singer. She is best known for performing with the hip hop group G-Unit and also known as a cast member on the VH1 reality television series Love & Hip Hop: New York.

General info

Alternative names FTC
Founded 1972
Motto My college is Five Towns college
Colors maroon, white
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 128
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 305 North Service Road
Dix Hills, New York, 11746-5871
United States
City population 26,000
Phone 6314247000

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