SUNY College at Old Westbury Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3775 of 14,131 In the World
#1094 of 2,597 In North America
#1022 of 2,496 In the United States
#99 of 221 In New York State
#2 of 2 In Old Westbury

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
53%
Average SAT
1015
Aid receiving
85%
Undergraduates
4,659
Graduates
348
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

SUNY College at Old Westbury Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 53% 52% 54%
Applicants 5,780 2,345 3,435
Admissions 3,068 1,221 1,847
Freshmen enrolled full time 526 227 299
Freshmen enrolled part time 9 5 4

654 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,353 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
517 or 97%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in SUNY College at Old Westbury are 930-1100 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1454 (29%)
Hispanic 1362 (27%)
Black or African American 1337 (27%)
Asian 567 (11%)
Two or more races 129 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 76 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 52 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 12 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 11 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,728
Students receiving aid
85%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,070$11,310
Tuition in-state $7,070$11,310
Tuition out-of-state $16,980$23,100
Fee in-district $1,052$856
Fee in-state $1,052$856
Fee out-of-state $1,052$856

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 815
Combined charge for room and board $11,530
Room charge $7,660
Meal charge $3,870

SUNY College at Old Westbury Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Psychology, General 149
Accounting 90 16
Criminology 69
Behavioral Aspects of Health 68
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 66
Business Administration and Management, General 61
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 61
Finance, General 48
Elementary Education and Teaching 43
Political Economy 40
English Language and Literature, General 35
History, General 35
Sociology, General 34
General Studies 30
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs 30
Labor and Industrial Relations 20
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 20
Reading Teacher Education 19
Taxation 19
Social Studies Teacher Education 2 16
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 18
American & United States Studies & Civilization 15
Visual and Performing Arts, General 15
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 13
Mathematics, General 13
Spanish Language and Literature 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 4 3
Biochemistry 7
Management Information Systems, General 7
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 7
Mathematics Teacher Education 1 4
Biology Teacher Education 1 4
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 4
Spanish Language Teacher Education 4
Chemistry, General 3
Digital Arts 3
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Grand Total 1,019 116
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 49% 38% 57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
408
Citations
10,670

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
100 / 2,356
Medicine
92 / 3,323
Biology
88 / 3,933
Psychology
61 / 2,664
Computer Science
54 / 2,037
Business
52 / 2,565
Art & Design
35 / 104
Economics
34 / 1,445
Chemistry
32 / 1,423
Pharmacology
26 / 1,309
Mathematics
24 / 231
Political Science
22 / 186
Engineering
21 / 75
Sociology
21 / 127
Biochemistry
20 / 928
Immunology
16 / 958
Physics
15 / 78
Investment Banking and Stock trading
13 / 1,230
History
13 / 9
Neuroscience
13 / 1,326
Math Teachers
13 / 69
Environmental Science
12 / 1,201
Social Psychology
12 / 835
Health Science
11 / 248
Demography
11 / 1,321
Education Majors
11 / 33
Multimedia
10 / 47
Accounting
10 / 363
Gender Studies
8 / 24
Criminology and Criminal Justice
8 / 60
Child Psychology
8 / 202
Creative Writing
8 / 31
Human-Computer Interaction
8 / 42
Finance
8 / 27
Public Health
7 / 208
Advertising
7 / 16
Political Economy
7 / 14
Art History
7 / 2
Psychiatry
7 / 81
Healthcare Management (MHA)
6 / 122

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 21
1992 7 32
1993 4 56
1994 8 75
1995 14 72
1996 9 128
1997 8 130
1998 16 185
1999 9 225
2000 16 328
2001 7 289
2002 11 388
2003 13 380
2004 7 439
2005 7 390
2006 11 349
2007 12 371
2008 16 526
2009 11 605
2010 15 691
2011 8 503
2012 14 534
2013 16 525
2014 19 527
2015 19 580
2016 21 432
2017 29 458
2018 29 406
2019 43 524
2020 42 614
2021 38 809

Notable alumni

  1. Andrea Navedo

    Andrea Navedo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Andrea Navedo is an American actress and singer. She began her career on the daytime soap operas One Life to Live and Guiding Light (1999-2000), and in later years had several supporting roles on primetime television. From 2014 to 2019, Navedo starred as Xiomara "Xo" Villanueva in The CW comedy-drama series, Jane the Virgin.

  2. Wordsworth

    Wordsworth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    rapper
    Biography

    Vinson Johnson, better known by his stage name Wordsworth, is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York.

  3. Craig S. Harris

    Craig S. Harris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    composerjazz musician
    Biography

    Craig S. Harris is an American jazz trombonist, who started working with Sun Ra in 1976. He also has worked with Abdullah Ibrahim, David Murray, Lester Bowie, Cecil Taylor, Sam Rivers, Muhal Richard Abrams, and Charlie Haden. He has recorded since 1983 as leader for India Navigation, Soul Note and JMT. For the latter he recorded with two groups. The Tailgater's Tales was a quintet with clarinetist Don Byron, trumpeter Eddie Allen, Anthony Cox on double bass, and Pheeroan akLaff on drums. His large ensemble Cold Sweat was a tribute to the music of James Brown.

  4. Carla Rippey

    Carla Rippey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    artistdirector
    Biography

    Carla Rippey is a visual artist and the ex-director of The National School of Painting, Sculpture and Engraving "La Esmeralda." Although she was born in the US, Rippey is a considered a Mexican feminist artist.

  5. Trisha Ventker

    Trisha Ventker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    authorphotographer
    Biography

    Trisha Ventker is an author, photographic artist, and elementary school teacher. She is best known for her book Internet Dates From Hell which is self-published by Ventker through iUniverse and has since had the movie rights to it optioned to Paula Wagner. She is also one of the first Indie Books authors to have a book that was optioned for the big screen.

General info

Alternative names SUNY Old Westbury
Founded 1965
Motto Own Your Future
Colors green, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 556
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 223 Store Hill Rd
Old Westbury, New York, 11568-0210
United States
City population 4,000
Phone 5168763000
Fax +1 (516) 876 3909

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