May 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

About SUNY Old Westbury

Mission Statement

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

College-wide Program Registration and Accreditation

The academic programs of the State University at Old Westbury are registered by the New York State Department of Education and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. State University College at Old Westbury received its initial accreditation in February, 1976. The New York State Department of Education may be contacted at the following address: New York State Department of Education, Office of Higher Education and the Professions, Cultural Education Center, Room 5B28, Albany, N.Y. 12230, telephone (518) 474-5851.

Admission procedures, tuition, fees, courses of instruction, programs of study and academic regulations are subject to change. This catalog is published every two years; therefore some information contained herein may be outdated. For current information, contact the Office of Academic Affairs, P.O. Box 210, Old Westbury, New York 11568-0210, telephone (516) 876-3135.

No persons are authorized to make any representations or promises on behalf of the College other than those contained in this catalog. This catalog is descriptive and is not to be construed as a legal contract.

Direct inquiries to the pertinent office (Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, or Bursar) at the State University at Old Westbury, Old Westbury, New York 11568-0210. Telephone (main switchboard): (516) 876-3000.

The State University of New York does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability or marital status in admissions, employment and treatment of its students and employees.