SUNY College at Old Westbury

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University Information

Location: Old Westbury, New York
Founded: 1965
Undergraduate Students: 4 125
Campus Type: Suburban
Institution Type: Public state university
Website: www.oldwestbury.edu

About the University

The State University of New York College at Old Westbury is a public college that is part of the State University of New York system. The college is in Old Westbury, New York, with portions in the neighboring town of Jericho, New York. With nearly 4,500 students, SUNY College at Old Westbury serves as the only public liberal arts college on Long Island.

SUNY 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.

Academic offerings are housed in three schools:

  • The School of Arts and Sciences 
  • The School of Business 
  • The School of Education 

- Excerpt from SUNY Old Westbury's website.

Minimum TOEFL/IELTS Score

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health Insurance

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

Students may choose to subscribe to the insurance proposed by MICEFA, CHARTIS.  

Housing

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students.  If you are interested in living on-campus, please visit the Housing and Dining Programs' website.

Cost: $3,650.00 per semester*
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information. (Cost: $1,860.00 per semester)

Off-campus Housing: You may choose to live off campus near the University, for ressources, contact your international student advisor.

Average Student Budget

The average budget per month is: $400 - 500 

Financial Resources

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $8,000.00 per semester.