The College of Westchester: Narrative Description

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325 Central Ave., PO Box 710
White Plains, NY 10602
Tel: (914)948-4442; 800-333-4924; Admissions: (914)948-4442; Fax: (914)948-5441; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1915. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 973. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 19% from top quarter, 55% from top half. 1 National Merit Scholar. Full-time: 918 students, 47% women, 53% men. Part-time: 55 students, 53% women, 47% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 4 other countries, 8% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 29% Hispanic, 27% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 48% 25 or older, 7% transferred in. Core. Calendar: for day division, semesters for evening and weekend divisions. Academic remediation for entering students, accelerated degree program, honors program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Recommended: SAT I. Required for some: essay. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30. Tuition: $16,203 full-time, $491 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $780 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Part-time tuition varies according to course load and program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. College housing not available. 214 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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