Berkeley College-Westchester Campus: Narrative Description

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99 Church St.
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel: (914)694-1122; 800-446-5400; Admissions: (914)694-1122; Fax: (914)694-5832; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, primarily 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1945. Setting: 10-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 629. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 24:1. 517 applied, 88% were admitted. Full-time: 547 students, 69% women, 31% men. Part-time: 82 students, 76% women, 24% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 28 other countries, 14% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 23% Hispanic, 28% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 20% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 14% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Berkeley College, West Paterson; Berkeley College, New York. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $40. One-time mandatory fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $24,435 includes full-time tuition ($14,685), mandatory fees ($450), and college room and board ($9300). College room only: $6000. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $380 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $75 per term.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 8 open to all; local sororities. Most popular organizations: student government, Paralegal Club, Fashion Club, Phi Theta Kappa. Major annual events: Multicultural Month, Commuter Appreciation Day, Unity Week. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: monitored entrance with front desk security guard. 140 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2002-03. Option: coed housing available. 9,526 books, 66 serials, 777 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 175 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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