SUNY College at Old Westbury

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,470

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,050

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.92%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.6%

3,545 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

4,463

84.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.1%

168 Graduates

About

SUNY College at Old Westbury is a higher education institution located in Nassau County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at SUNY College at Old Westbury were General Psychology (167 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (107 degrees), and Accounting (86 degrees).

In 2016, 1,119 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY College at Old Westbury. 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (438 degrees), 1.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (300 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury is $6,470, which is $-13,690 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury is $6,470, which is $-13,690 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,050.

In 2016, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 45% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,470

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury was $6,470. The cost of tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury is $-13,690 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$10,050

2016 Value

6.54%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 SUNY College at Old Westbury had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,050. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of SUNY College at Old Westbury grew by 6.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,195

Room and Board

$2,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUNY College at Old Westbury was of $9,195 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at SUNY College at Old Westbury received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.61% with respect to 2015, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.92%

2015 Default Rate

76

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY College at Old Westbury was 7.92%, which represents 76 out of the 960 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

SUNY College at Old Westbury received 3,545 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 20.8% annual decline. Out of those 3,545 applicants, 2,432 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.6% acceptance rate.

There were 4,463 students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury in 2016, and 92% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

SUNY College at Old Westbury has an overall enrollment yield of 21.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,432

Accepted Out of 3,545

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of SUNY College at Old Westbury was 68.6% (2,432 admissions from 3,545 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 50.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -208%, while admissions grew by 8.52%.

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SAT Scores

92%

Submission Percentage

474

Scores Submitted

92% of enrolled first-time students at SUNY College at Old Westbury in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

SUNY College at Old Westbury has a total enrollment of 4,463 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College at Old Westbury is 3,759 students and the part-time enrollment is 704. This means that 84.2% of students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUNY College at Old Westbury, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.9% White, 26.3% Black or African American, 23.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Asian, 2.49% Two or More Races, 0.314% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (18.3%), followed by White Female (15.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (34.9%), followed by White Female (34.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY College at Old Westbury, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,463 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College at Old Westbury is 3,759 and the part-time enrollment is 704. This means that 84.2% of students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at SUNY College at Old Westbury was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), SUNY College at Old Westbury had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,468

  2. Black or African American

    1,173

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,047

The enrolled student population at SUNY College at Old Westbury is 32.9% White, 26.3% Black or African American, 23.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Asian, 2.49% Two or More Races, 0.314% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 108 students (2.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 251 more women than men received degrees from SUNY College at Old Westbury. The majority of degree recipients at SUNY College at Old Westbury are white (438 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (300 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUNY College at Old Westbury is General Psychology (167 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (107 degrees) and Accounting (86 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at SUNY College at Old Westbury, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Social Sciences (223 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (14 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Miscellaneous managers (453,694 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (449,255 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (375,998 people), Counselors (222,975 people), and Social workers (211,664 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Social Sciences (223 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (14 degrees), Psychology (167 degrees), and Communications (85 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Social Sciences (223 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (14 degrees), Psychology (167 degrees), and Communications (85 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Elementary & secondary schools (781,478 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (511,774 people), Legal services (375,491 people), Hospitals (354,258 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (279,156 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Social Sciences (223 degrees awarded), History (38 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (14 degrees), Psychology (167 degrees), and Communications (85 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by SUNY College at Old Westbury.

Most Common

  1. 167 degrees awarded

  2. 107 degrees awarded

  3. 86 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUNY College at Old Westbury was General Psychology with 167 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 434

  2. 685

In 2016, 434 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College at Old Westbury, which is 0.634 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (685).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 65 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College at Old Westbury in Accounting, which is 1.07 times more than the 61 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 132 degrees were awarded to women at SUNY College at Old Westbury in General Psychology, which is 3.77 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

38%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 18% of students graduating from SUNY College at Old Westbury completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at SUNY College at Old Westbury is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.98% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    438 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    300 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    235 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY College at Old Westbury is white (438 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (300 degrees).

1.97% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    248 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    209 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    190 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SUNY College at Old Westbury is white female (248 degrees awarded). There were 1.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (209 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY College at Old Westbury has an endowment valued at nearly $247k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $54.6k (22.1%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, SUNY College at Old Westbury had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $37.8M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

SUNY College at Old Westbury employs 61 Assistant professors, 60 Associate professors, and 26 Professors. Most academics at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Female Assistant professors (35), Female Associate professors(33), and Male Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury are: Management, with 59 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 58 employees, and Service with 50 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$247k

2015 Endowment

0.542%

growth from 2014

SUNY College at Old Westbury has an endowment valued at about $247k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of SUNY College at Old Westbury grew 0.542% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $28.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $526k - Federal

  2. $741k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, SUNY College at Old Westbury received $526k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $741k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$37.8M

Salary Expenditure

$105M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, SUNY College at Old Westbury had a total expenditure of $105M. Of that $105M, they spent $37.8M on salaries and $105M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at SUNY College at Old Westbury as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$37.8M

2015 Salaries

4.89%

growth from 2014

In 2015, SUNY College at Old Westbury paid a median of $37.8M in salaries, which represents 36.1% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 4.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.47% growth from 2013 and a 0.769% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.4M

Instructional Salaries

160

Number of Employees

In 2015, SUNY College at Old Westbury paid a total of $13.4M to 160 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

61 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

59 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury were Assistant professor with 61 employees; Associate professor with 60 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury were Management with 59 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees; and Service with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury was Female Assistant professor with 35 employees, Female Associate professor with 33 employees, and Male Associate professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at SUNY College at Old Westbury.

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