Westbury, New York (NY) Colleges and Universities

Students in Westbury have an extensive list of options nearby, with 154 schools within 25 miles. Check out several statistical attributes of the public and not-for-profit schools in your area.

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Round out your understanding of the schools around Westbury, New York using statistics calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Specifically, we'll be examining the net prices, proximity to town, student populations, and graduation rates of the colleges close by.

Closest Schools to Westbury, New York

Students will find various college options near Westbury without going further than ten miles, and many more outside this radius. Westbury is situated around a number of towns possessing at least one institution of higher learning. The nearest five colleges are:

  • New York Institute of Technology (0 miles from downtown)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (0 miles from downtown)
  • LIU Post (2.4 miles from downtown)
  • Adelphi University (4.4 miles from downtown)
  • Nassau Community College (4.4 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Westbury, New York

The 4-year private college New York University conquers the rest when it comes to student population. Here you'll find 50,027 students in attendance, over 20,000 more than the next biggest college close by. If this sounds too populated for you, the next largest colleges are:

  • Columbia University in the City of New York (28,086 students)
  • CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College (27,309 students)
  • CUNY Hunter College (22,918 students)
  • Nassau Community College (21,558 students)
  • St John's University-New York (20,877 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price is the approximated amount of tuition you'll still need to pay after financial aid has been lent. The calculation involves subtracting the average sum of financial assistance given from the overall cost of college attendance. For our purposes, we'll only be looking at figures applying to full-time undergraduate students in 2014-2015. The lowest net costs around Westbury are:

  • Nassau Community College ($3,817)
  • SUNY Westchester Community College ($5,802)
  • Stella and Charles Guttman Community College ($5,988)
  • CUNY New York City College of Technology ($6,671)
  • CUNY Lehman College ($7,123)

Highest Graduation Rate

Graduation rates can be good indicators of how likely students are to stay-on at a college. This section presents figures that are only relevant to full-time undergraduate students, drawn from the NCES' 2015 data. Graduation rate is come to by taking 150% of the normal timespan needed for program completion into account. The highest grad rates around Westbury are:

  • Columbia University in the City of New York (95%)
  • Barnard College (91%)
  • New York University (84%)
  • Fordham University (81%)
  • Sarah Lawrence College (79%)

Students in Westbury have many choices within a short drive from town, influenced by the presence of New York City close by, low net prices, high graduation rates and the number of students enrolled.

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