SUNY College at Old Westbury

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,670

3.09% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,742

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.02%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

78.2%

3,752 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,910

85.9% 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 (134 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (113 degrees), and Accounting (99 degrees).

In 2017, 1,053 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY College at Old Westbury. 60.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (379 degrees), 1.35 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (280 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury is $6,670, which is $-14,063 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury is $6,670, which is $-14,063 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,742.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,670

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury was $6,670. The cost of tuition at SUNY College at Old Westbury is $-14,063 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$10,742

2017 Value

6.89%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 SUNY College at Old Westbury had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,742. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of SUNY College at Old Westbury grew by 6.89%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,010

Room and Board

$2,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUNY College at Old Westbury was of $14,010 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,500. The cost of room and board increased by 52.4% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at SUNY College at Old Westbury received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.64% with respect to 2016, when 61% 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.

6.02%

2016 Default Rate

64

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY College at Old Westbury was 6.02%, which represents 64 out of the 1064 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 3,752 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.84% annual growth. Out of those 3,752 applicants, 2,935 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.2% acceptance rate.

There were 4,910 students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury in 2017, and 90% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

SUNY College at Old Westbury has an overall enrollment yield of 22.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.2%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,935

Accepted Out of 3,752

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of SUNY College at Old Westbury was 78.2% (2,935 admissions from 3,752 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 68.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.84%, while admissions grew by 20.7%.

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SAT Scores

90%

Submission Percentage

618

Scores Submitted

90% of enrolled first-time students at SUNY College at Old Westbury in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

SUNY College at Old Westbury has a total enrollment of 4,910 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College at Old Westbury is 4,220 students and the part-time enrollment is 690. This means that 85.9% 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 31.4% White, 26.3% Black or African American, 25.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Asian, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (18.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.7%) and White Female (15.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (34.8%), followed by White Female (25%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY College at Old Westbury, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,910 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College at Old Westbury is 4,220 and the part-time enrollment is 690. This means that 85.9% of students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2017 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 80%. 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

    1,544

  2. Black or African American

    1,291

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,237

The enrolled student population at SUNY College at Old Westbury is 31.4% White, 26.3% Black or African American, 25.2% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Asian, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 101 students (2.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 213 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 (379 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (280 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUNY College at Old Westbury is General Psychology (134 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (113 degrees) and Accounting (99 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 Cultural & Gender Studies (18 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (224 degrees), and History (26 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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 Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (474,990 people), Other managers (400,604 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (395,816 people), Postsecondary teachers (198,532 people), and Social workers, all other (172,269 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Cultural & Gender Studies (18 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (224 degrees), History (26 degrees), Psychology (134 degrees), and Communications (84 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

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 Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Cultural & Gender Studies (18 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (224 degrees), History (26 degrees), Psychology (134 degrees), and Communications (84 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 (822,745 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (519,579 people), Legal services (394,112 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (338,279 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (271,945 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Cultural & Gender Studies (18 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (224 degrees), History (26 degrees), Psychology (134 degrees), and Communications (84 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. 134 degrees awarded

  2. 113 degrees awarded

  3. 99 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUNY College at Old Westbury was General Psychology with 134 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 420

  2. 633

In 2017, 420 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College at Old Westbury, which is 0.664 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (633).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 76 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College at Old Westbury in Accounting, which is 1.58 times more than the 48 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 111 degrees were awarded to women at SUNY College at Old Westbury in General Psychology, which is 4.83 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 21% 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, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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

    379 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    280 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    235 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY College at Old Westbury is white (379 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (280 degrees).

2.37% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    199 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    193 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    180 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SUNY College at Old Westbury is white female (199 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (193 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY College at Old Westbury has an endowment valued at nearly $319k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $192k (60.3%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, SUNY College at Old Westbury had a total expenditure of $113M. Of that $113M, they spent $36.3M on salaries and $113M on benefits.

SUNY College at Old Westbury employs 65 Assistant professors, 59 Associate professors, and 27 Professors. Most academics at SUNY College at Old Westbury are Female Assistant professors (36), Female Associate professors(31), and Male Assistant professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury are: Management, with 62 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 60 employees, and Service with 51 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$319k

2017 Endowment

8.01%

growth from 2016

SUNY College at Old Westbury has an endowment valued at about $319k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of SUNY College at Old Westbury grew 8.01% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.8M 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. $373k - Federal

  2. $1.03M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, SUNY College at Old Westbury received $373k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.03M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$36.3M

Salary Expenditure

$113M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, SUNY College at Old Westbury had a total expenditure of $113M. Of that $113M, they spent $36.3M on salaries and $113M 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

$36.3M

2017 Salaries

2.97%

growth from 2016

In 2017, SUNY College at Old Westbury paid a median of $36.3M in salaries, which represents 32.2% of their overall expenditure ($113M) and a 2.97% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.68% decline from 2015 and a 4.89% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.9M

Instructional Salaries

166

Number of Employees

In 2017, SUNY College at Old Westbury paid a total of $13.9M to 166 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

65 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

62 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury were Assistant professor with 65 employees; Associate professor with 59 employees; and Associate professor with 27 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury were Management with 62 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 60 employees; and Service with 51 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY College at Old Westbury was Female Assistant professor with 36 employees, Female Associate professor with 31 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 29 employees.

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

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