SUNY Westchester Community College
Valhalla, NY 10595

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 12,842
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 11%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

SUNY Westchester Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$35
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

SUNY Westchester Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,770 and in-state students paid $4,280.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$7,173
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$4,280
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$11,770
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of SUNY Westchester Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,657 (which is 6.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at SUNY Westchester Community College in 2016-2017, was 167, which is 9% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,716 (which is 3.5% above the national average.)

$4,657
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,716
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
67%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, SUNY Westchester Community College has enrolled a total of 12,842 students (6,973 students full-time and 5,869 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 12,842 students, 827 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 462 students for distance studies.

12,842
Total Enrollment
827
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 33%

White: 32%

Black/African American: 22%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Asian: 4%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at SUNY Westchester Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 24% 1,366 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 16% 928
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 468
Visual And Performing Arts 6% 335
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 5% 256 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 236
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 4% 231
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 187
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 154
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 120

Graduation & Dropout Rates

17%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of SUNY Westchester Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

21%
Still enrolled
44%
Dropout rate
17%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$26,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of SUNY Westchester Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,600. Last year, out of the total 2,574 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,239 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,184 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,856 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,600 $37,300
Employment Rate 87% 85%
Total Graduates 2,574 2,184

Campus Location

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17.7 mile away
Norwalk Community College
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Nassau Community College
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