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■ ADELPHI UNIVERSITY G-43

One South Ave.
PO Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530-0701
Tel: (516)877-3000
Free: 800-ADE-LPHI
Admissions: (516)877-3050
Fax: (516)877-3039
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.adelphi.edu/

Description:

Independent, university, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1896. Setting: 75-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $75 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $166,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $8838 per student. Total enrollment: 7,898. Faculty: 857 (257 full-time, 600 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 5,197 applied, 68% were admitted. 23% from top 10% of their high school class, 58% from top quarter, 88% from top half. Full-time: 3,961 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 797 students, 76% women, 24% men. Students come from 38 states and territories, 47 other countries, 8% from out-of-state, 0.04% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 13% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 22% 25 or older, 24% live on campus, 12% transferred in. Retention: 82% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: 2 recommendations, interview, auditions/portfolios for performing and fine arts. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 12/1 for early action. Notification: continuous, 12/31 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $28,910 includes full-time tuition ($18,620), mandatory fees ($1100), and college room and board ($9190). College room only: $5990. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, location, and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $600 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $550 per year. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, location, and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 76 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 6% of eligible men and 4% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, Caliber, Caribbean Cultural Awareness Club, Umoja. Major annual events: Senior Week, Halloween Party, Fall Fest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,050 college housing spaces available; 1,049 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. Swirbul Library plus 1 other with 631,023 books, 836,186 microform titles, 1,642 serials, 44,191 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $4.1 million. 540 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Garden City, Long Island, was one of the first planned residential communities in the country. The settlement was established around the Cathedral of the Incarnation. The climate is temperate. Located near New York City, the area has good transportation connections with the adjoining metropolis. A library, churches of major denominations, and hospitals nearby all serve the city. There is some part-time employment in the immediate area. The locale has good shopping facilities and active civic, fraternal, and veteran's organizations.

■ ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE I-25

640 Bay Rd.
Queensbury, NY 12804
Tel: (518)743-2200
Admissions: (518)743-2264
Fax: (518)745-1433
Web Site: http://www.sunyacc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1960. Setting: 141-acre small town campus. Endowment: $1 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3280 per student. Total enrollment: 3,200. 1,328 applied, 91% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 22% from top quarter, 48% from top half. Students come from 5 states and territories, 5 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 46% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous until 9/1.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run radio station. Social organizations: 25 open to all. Most popular organizations: New Horizons, Broadcasting Club, Humanities Club, College Activity Board, Ski and Adventure Club. Major annual events: Hot Air Balloon Festival, Children's Holiday Party, Annual Beach Party. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service, patrols by trained security personnel 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. College housing not available. Adirondack Community College Library with 65,000 books, 391 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $406,890. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ ALBANY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY OF UNION UNIVERSITY L-25

106 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208-3425
Tel: (518)445-7200; 888-203-8010
Admissions: (518)445-7221
Fax: (518)445-7202
E-mail: [email protected]p.edu
Web Site: http://www.acp.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Part of Union University (Albany Law School, Albany Medical College, Union College, NY). Awards bachelor's and first professional degrees. Founded 1881. Setting: 1-acre urban campus. Endowment: $6.6 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.3 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7879 per student. Total enrollment: 1,138. Faculty: 69 (63 full-time, 6 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,014 applied, 58% were admitted. 48% from top 10% of their high school class, 77% from top quarter, 99% from top half. 5 valedictorians. Full-time: 856 students, 56% women, 44% men. Students come from 10 states and territories, 7 other countries, 20% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% international, 4% 25 or older, 30% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, internships. Off campus study at Hudson-Mohawk Association of Colleges and Universities. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early decision. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/1, 11/1 for early decision. Notification: continuous until 8/1, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $75. Comprehensive fee: $24,870 includes full-time tuition ($18,300), mandatory fees ($470), and college room and board ($6100). Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $610 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 14 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 12% of eligible men and 12% of eligible women are members. Major annual events: Parents' Weekend, Orientation, Springfest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access. 529 college housing spaces available; 389 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. George and Leona Lewis Library with 16,124 books, 28,388 microform titles, 3,576 serials, 319 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $256,096. 47 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ ALFRED UNIVERSITY N-11

One Saxon Dr.
Alfred, NY 14802-1205
Tel: (607)871-2111
Free: 800-541-9229
Admissions: (607)871-2115
Fax: (607)871-2198
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.alfred.edu/

Description:

Independent, university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1836. Setting: 232-acre rural campus with easy access to Rochester. Endowment: $84.5 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $5.6 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $13,709 per student. Total enrollment: 2,235. Faculty: 205 (165 full-time, 40 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 2,134 applied, 77% were admitted. 19% from top 10% of their high school class, 48% from top quarter, 83% from top half. 4 National Merit Scholars, 8 valedictorians, 42 student government officers. Full-time: 1,863 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 98 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 38 states and territories, 32 other countries, 33% from out-of-state, 5% 25 or older, 67% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 78% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: visual and performing arts; business/marketing; engineering. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: interview, portfolio. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/1, 12/1 for early decision. Notification: continuous, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $30,706 includes full-time tuition ($20,150), mandatory fees ($810), and college room and board ($9746). College room only: $5076. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to student level. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $658 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 90 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Activities Board, Spectrum, WALF, Student Senate, Fiat Lux. Major annual events: homecoming, Hot Dog Day Weekend, Parents' Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. 1,395 college housing spaces available; 1,377 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Herrick Memorial Library plus 1 other with 288,137 books, 94,325 microform titles, 1,478 serials, 166,301 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.7 million. 450 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Alfred is a small residential community situated among the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains near the Finger Lakes Region of New York. It is served by air service in nearby cities (Rochester/Elmira), and also bus service. It is the home of the Davis Memorial Carillon, which contains the oldest carillon bells in the western hemisphere. Outdoor activities including hiking, white water rafting, downhill and cross-country skiing, and horseback riding are located a short distance from campus. Numerous groups sponsor appearances by visiting professors, speakers, and artists. Student groups sponsor a number of popular entertainers and rock and folk concerts. Both a current movie series and a classics series provide weekly films. The Fosdick Nelson Gallery shows exhibits of sculpture, glass, ceramics, paintings, lithographs and photographs. Additionally, student theatre and dance productions, as well as performances by musical ensembles, are scheduled throughout the year.

■ AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS N-34

120 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10016-7004
Tel: (212)686-9244
Free: 800-463-8990
Web Site: http://www.aada.org/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1884. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $4.9 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5759 per student. Total enrollment: 220. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 349 applied, 38% were admitted. 11% from top 10% of their high school class, 27% from top quarter, 81% from top half. Full-time: 220 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 14 other countries, 84% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 4% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 18% international, 14% 25 or older, 0% transferred in. Retention: 61% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: continuous.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.00 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, interview, audition. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $16,900 full-time. Mandatory fees: $500 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Major annual events: Christmas party, graduation, seminars by guest lecturers. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, trained security guard during hours of operation. College housing not available. Academy/CBS Library with 7,467 books, 24 serials, and 570 audiovisual materials. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $51,710. 2 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed.

■ AMERICAN ACADEMY MCALLISTER INSTITUTE OF FUNERAL SERVICE N-34

450 West 56th St.
New York, NY 10019-3602
Tel: (212)757-1190
Admissions: (212)220-4275
Fax: (212)765-5923
Web Site: http://www.a-a-m-i.org/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1926. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 130. Full-time: 130 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 4 other countries, 26% from out-of-state, 5% Hispanic, 44% black, 7% international, 29% 25 or older, 36% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 2 recommendations. Recommended: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Collegiate Environment:

College housing not available. American Academy MacAllister Institute Library with 1,672 books, 78 serials, and 165 audiovisual materials. 12 computers available on campus for general student use.

■ THE ART INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK CITY N-34

75 Varick St., 16th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Tel: (212)226-5500
Free: 800-654-2433
Fax: (212)226-5644
Web Site: http://www.ainyc.aii.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Education Management Corporation. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1980. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,477. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. Students come from 3 states and territories, 25% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 30% Hispanic, 30% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 40% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $431 per credit part-time. Part-time tuition varies according to course load and degree level. Contact school directly as tuition and fees vary according to program. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ ASA INSTITUTE, THE COLLEGE OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY O-34

151 Lawrence St., 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: (718)522-9073
Admissions: (718)534-0773
Fax: (718)834-0835
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.asa-institute.com/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Founded 1985. Calendar: semesters.

■ BARD COLLEGE O-24

PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
Tel: (845)758-6822
Admissions: (845)758-7472
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bard.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1860. Setting: 600-acre rural campus. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.7 million. Total enrollment: 1,858. Faculty: 230 (130 full-time, 100 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 4,142 applied, 32% were admitted. 63% from top 10% of their high school class, 85% from top quarter, 99% from top half. Full-time: 1,521 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 64 students, 52% women, 48% men. Students come from 50 states and territories, 51 other countries, 69% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 2% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% international, 1% 25 or older, 80% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Retention: 88% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: visual and performing arts; social sciences; English. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Vassar College, State University of New York at New Paltz. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadlines: 1/15, 11/1 for early action. Notification: 4/1, 1/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $43,930 includes full-time tuition ($34,080) and college room and board ($9850). College room only: $4950. Part-time tuition: $1066 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $351 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 70 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Social Action Workshop, Model United Nations, student newspaper, International Student Organization. Major annual events: Carnivale, Spring Fling, Senior Project Shows. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,170 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Stevenson Library plus 3 others with 350,000 books, 1,200 microform titles, 15,000 serials, 3,200 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.3 million. 425 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The town is situated on the Hudson River in eastern New York. The area is accessible via Metro North and Amtrak Railroad nearby, the Taconic State Parkway, or the New York Thruway, using Exit 19 and the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge.

■ BARNARD COLLEGE N-34

3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027-6598
Tel: (212)854-5262
Admissions: (212)854-2014
Fax: (212)854-6220
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.barnard.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, women only. Part of Columbia University. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1889. Setting: 4-acre urban campus. Endowment: $152.6 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.9 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $15,175 per student. Total enrollment: 2,356. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 4,431 applied, 27% were admitted. 83% from top 10% of their high school class, 99% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 6 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 2,296 students. Part-time: 60 students. Students come from 50 states and territories, 40 other countries, 66% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 5% black, 17% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 1% 25 or older, 90% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 95% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; English; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, internships. Off campus study at Manhattan School of Music, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Juilliard School, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, Spelman College. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 1/1, 11/15 for early decision. Notification: 4/1, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $45. Comprehensive fee: $41,802 includes full-time tuition ($29,364), mandatory fees ($1312), and college room and board ($11,126). College room only: $6764. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $980 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 100 open to all. Most popular organizations: Community Impact, Student Government Association, Student Activities Council, WBAR Radio, Asian-American Alliance. Major annual events: Winterfest and Springfest Celebration, Founder's Day, Take Back the Night. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, 4 permanent security posts. 2,112 college housing spaces available; 2,065 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Wollman Library with 204,906 books, 17,705 microform titles, 543 serials, 17,448 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.3 million. 208 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Columbia University.

■ BEIS MEDRASH HEICHAL DOVID

257 Beach 17th St.
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Tel: (718)868-2300
Fax: (718)868-0517

Description:

Proprietary, 4-year.

■ BERKELEY COLLEGE-NEW YORK CITY CAMPUS N-34

3 East 43rd St.
New York, NY 10017-4604
Tel: (212)986-4343
Free: 800-446-5400
Fax: (212)697-3371
Web Site: http://www.berkeleycollege.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1936. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 2,321. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 26:1. 2,279 applied, 73% were admitted. Full-time: 2,138 students, 69% women, 31% men. Part-time: 183 students, 74% women, 26% men. Students come from 14 states and territories, 66 other countries, 9% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 23% Hispanic, 22% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 15% international, 31% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Retention: 48% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, 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, White Plains; Berkeley College, West Paterson. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

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

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $16,950 full-time. Mandatory fees: $750 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities; 33% of eligible men and 75% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: student government, International Club, Paralegal Club, Accounting Club. Major annual events: International Day, Graduation Ball. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 13,164 books, 138 serials, 949 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BERKELEY COLLEGE-WESTCHESTER CAMPUS J-36

99 Church St.
White Plains, NY 10601
Tel: (914)694-1122
Free: 800-446-5400
Fax: (914)694-5832
Web Site: http://www.berkeleycollege.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, primarily 2-year, 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: 610. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. Full-time: 564 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 46 students, 83% women, 17% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 28 other countries, 15% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 21% Hispanic, 26% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 20% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 14% transferred in. Retention: 55% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; law/legal studies. 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 or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $26,700 includes full-time tuition ($16,950), mandatory fees ($750), and college room and board ($9000).

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 2003-04. 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.

■ BERNARD M. BARUCH COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK N-34

1 Bernard Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010-5585
Tel: (646)312-1000
Admissions: (212)312-1400
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1919. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $86.4 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.9 million. Total enrollment: 15,756. Faculty: 925 (473 full-time, 452 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 14,917 applied, 33% were admitted. 23% from top 10% of their high school class, 56% from top quarter, 81% from top half. Full-time: 9,753 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 3,091 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 14 states and territories, 120 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 17% Hispanic, 13% black, 28% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 11% international, 26% 25 or older, 10% transferred in. Retention: 88% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer and information sciences; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, early decision, early action. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 16 academic units, SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations, interview. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadlines: 2/1, 12/13 for early decision, 12/15 for early action. Notification: continuous until 5/15, 1/7 for early decision, 1/7 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $4000 full-time, $170 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $8640 full-time, $360 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $320 full-time, $80 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 126 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 20% of eligible men and 25% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Accounting Society, Computer Information Systems Society, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting, Golden Key International Society, Helpline. Major annual events: Street Fair, Club Fair, Caribbean Cultural Festival. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled access by ID card. College housing not available. The William and Anita Newman Library plus 1 other with 297,959 books, 2.1 million microform titles, 4,038 serials, 1,044 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.4 million. 1,294 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BETH HAMEDRASH SHAAREI YOSHER INSTITUTE O-34

4102-10 Sixteenth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11204
Tel: (718)854-2290

Description:

Independent Jewish, comprehensive, men only. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1962. Total enrollment: 150. Calendar: semesters.

■ BETH HATALMUD RABBINICAL COLLEGE O-34

2127 Eighty-second St.
Brooklyn, NY 11214
Tel: (718)259-2525

Description:

Independent Jewish, comprehensive, men only. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1950. Total enrollment: 230. Calendar: semesters.

■ BORICUA COLLEGE N-34

3755 Broadway
New York, NY 10032-1560
Tel: (212)694-1000
Web Site: http://www.boricuacollege.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $50,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $1862 per student. Total enrollment: 1,520. 986 applied, 47% were admitted. 89% 25 or older. Retention: 85% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: 15-15-8. Accelerated degree program, honors program, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 2 recommendations, interview, proficiency in English and Spanish, CAT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $9000 full-time. Mandatory fees: $50 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Choral group. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Boricua College Library plus 1 other with 112,600 books and 780 serials. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $58,539. 63 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK N-34

199 Chambers St.
New York, NY 10007-1097
Tel: (212)346-8000
Admissions: (212)220-1265
Fax: (212)346-8816
Web Site: http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1963. Setting: 5-acre urban campus. Endowment: $3.3 million. Total enrollment: 18,776. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 6,446 applied, 89% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 11% from top quarter, 37% from top half. Full-time: 10,809 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 7,967 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 100 other countries, 12% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 29% Hispanic, 36% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 11% international, 42% 25 or older, 10% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at other units of the City University of New York System. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to city residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $2800 full-time, $120 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4560 full-time, $190 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $268 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 50 open to all. Most popular organizations: Caribbean Students Association, Dominican Students Association, When One Voice is Not Enough (WOVINE), Students of Indian Descent Association, Asian Society. Major annual events: Club Fair, Women's Herstory Month, African Heritage Month. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. A. Philip Randolph Library with 101,869 books, 17,960 microform titles, 8,594 serials, 1,343 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page.

■ BRAMSON ORT COLLEGE

69-30 Austin St.
Forest Hills, NY 11375-4239
Tel: (718)261-5800
Web Site: http://www.bramsonort.edu/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1977. Total enrollment: 600. Students come from 3 states and territories, 5 other countries, 80% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. College housing not available. 8,000 books and 110 serials. 50 computers available on campus for general student use.

■ BRIARCLIFFE COLLEGE N-39

1055 Stewart Ave.
Bethpage, NY 11714 Tel: (516)918-3600 Admissions: (516)918-3705 Fax: (516)470-6020 E-mail: [email protected] Web Site: http://www.briarcliffe.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 4-year, coed. Part of Career Education Corporation. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 18-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 3,009. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 10% from top 10% of their high school class, 40% from top quarter, 70% from top half. Full-time: 2,373 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 636 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 10 states and territories, 7 other countries, 0% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 14% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 42% 25 or older, 4% live on campus, 20% transferred in. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $23,730 includes full-time tuition ($14,592), mandatory fees ($1200), and college room and board ($7938). Part-time tuition: $608 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 4 open to all; national fraternities; 10% of eligible men and 10% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Telecommunication Club, Graphic Design Club, Law Club. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. 104 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Briarcliffe Library with 11,834 books and 191 serials. 350 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK M-35

University Ave. & West 181st St.
Bronx, NY 10453
Tel: (718)289-5100
Admissions: (718)289-5888
Web Site: http://www.bcc.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1959. Setting: 50-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 8,470. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 5,061 applied, 98% were admitted. Full-time: 5,088 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 3,382 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 16 states and territories, 100 other countries, 0.2% Native American, 48% Hispanic, 35% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 11% international, 48% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Retention: 65% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 7/1. Notification: 8/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $2800 full-time, $120 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4560 full-time, $190 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $284 full-time, $90 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 75,000 books and 800 serials. 300 computers available on campus for general student use.

■ BROOKLYN COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK O-34

2900 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889
Tel: (718)951-5000
Admissions: (718)951-5001
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1930. Setting: 26-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 15,281. Faculty: 1,103 (517 full-time, 586 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 7,083 applied, 33% were admitted. 14% from top 10% of their high school class, 42% from top quarter, 77% from top half. Full-time: 8,109 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 3,255 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 25 states and territories, 75 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 12% Hispanic, 28% black, 11% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 7% international, 33% 25 or older, 13% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at other units of the City University of New York System. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: SAT Subject Tests. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $4000 full-time, $170 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $8640 full-time, $360 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $375 full-time, $139.05 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 150 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 3% of eligible men and 3% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Academic Club Association, Kingsman and Excelsior Newspaper, NY Public Interest Group (NYPIRG), Student Government CIAS, SGS, and GSO, Student Forensics. Major annual events: Presidential Convocation, Graduation Ceremony, student government elections. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Brooklyn College Library plus 1 other with 1.3 million books, 1.6 million microform titles, 13,500 serials, 21,731 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 800 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BROOME COMMUNITY COLLEGE N-17

PO Box 1017
Binghamton, NY 13902-1017
Tel: (607)778-5000
Admissions: (607)778-5001
Web Site: http://www.sunybroome.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 223-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 6,231. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 2,703 applied, 52% were admitted. Full-time: 3,946 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 2,285 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 36 states and territories, 30 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 10% 25 or older. Retention: 62% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at State University of New York at Binghamton. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for allied health, engineering technology, computer science programs. Options: electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to county residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. One-time mandatory fee: $45. State resident tuition: $2814 full-time, $118 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5628 full-time, $236 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $267 full-time, $5 per credit hour part-time, $29 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and location. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and location.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 44 open to all. Most popular organizations: Broome Early Childhood Organization, Differentially Disabled Student Association, Ecology Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Criminal Justice Club. Major annual events: Student Activities Day, Convocation, Festival of the Arts. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Cecil C. Tyrrell Learning Resources Center plus 1 other with 60,518 books, 27 microform titles, 301 serials, 2,145 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $833,029. 550 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE (ALBANY) L-25

1259 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12205-5230
Tel: (518)437-1802
Fax: (518)437-1048
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton College, Inc. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1857. Setting: suburban campus. Total enrollment: 470. Full-time: 354 students, 79% women, 21% men. Part-time: 116 students, 74% women, 26% men. 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 48% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 51% 25 or older. Retention: 45% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance and placement evaluations, CPAt, ACCUPLACER. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Library with 3,500 books, 5 serials, 136 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 110 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE, AMHERST CAMPUS J-7

Audubon Business Center, 40 Hazelwood Dr.
Amherst, NY 14228
Tel: (716)691-0012
Fax: (716)691-6716
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, primarily 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton College. Awards terminal associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1977. Setting: 12-acre suburban campus with easy access to Buffalo. Total enrollment: 403. 73 applied, 79% were admitted. Full-time: 240 students, 73% women, 27% men. Part-time: 163 students, 74% women, 26% men. 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 15% black, 0.5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 56% 25 or older, 17% transferred in. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance evaluation and placement evaluation, TABE, CPAt or ACCUPLACER. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and course load. Part-time tuition varies according to class time and course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Most popular organizations: Phi Beta Lambda, Student Government Association, Information Technology Club, Ambassadors. Major annual events: Picnic, Bring a Friend Day, Field Trip Day. College housing not available. Library Resource Center with 4,500 books, 25 serials, 150 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 70 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE, BUFFALO CAMPUS K-7

465 Main St.
Ste. 400
Buffalo, NY 14203
Tel: (716)884-9120
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton College. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1854. Setting: 2-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 603. 305 applied, 75% were admitted. Full-time: 495 students, 72% women, 28% men. Part-time: 108 students, 86% women, 14% men. 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 65% black, 0.2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 46% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance and placement evaluation, TABE, CPAt or ACCUPLACER. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Most popular organizations: Med-Assisting Club, Secretarial Club, Accounting/Business Club. Major annual events: Dean's List Ceremony, Commencement, NVTHS. College housing not available. Learning Center/Library with 30,000 books, 28,217 serials, 252 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 125 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Canisius College.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE, LACKAWANNA CAMPUS K-7

1214 Abbott Rd.
Lackawanna, NY 14218-1989
Tel: (716)821-9331
Admissions: (716)677-9500
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton College. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1989. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to Buffalo. Total enrollment: 269. 98 applied, 73% were admitted. Full-time: 189 students, 72% women, 28% men. Part-time: 80 students, 88% women, 13% men. 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 4% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 49% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: trimesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance and placement evaluations, TABE, CPAt or ACCUPLACER. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Most popular organizations: Accounting/Business Club, Administrative Professionals Club, Micro Club, Honor Society, student newsletter. Major annual events: Career Fair, Health Fair, Fall Festival. Student services: women's center, life long placement service. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Southtowns Library with 1,402 books, 42 serials, 128 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 112 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE, NORTH CAMPUS A-8

8687 Carling Rd.
Liverpool, NY 13090-1315
Tel: (315)652-6500
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton Business Institute, Inc. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1983. Setting: 1-acre rural campus with easy access to Syracuse. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4115 per student. Total enrollment: 357. Full-time: 324 students, 69% women, 31% men. Part-time: 33 students, 88% women, 12% men. 0.3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance evaluation and placement evaluation, TABE, CPAt. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 4 open to all; national fraternities. Most popular organizations: Institute of Managerial Accountants, Students Helping Santa, Computer Club, Bryant & Stratton Business Club (BSBC), Alpha Beta Gamma. Major annual event: Graduation Breakfast. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Resource Center plus 1 other with 1,936 books, 13 serials, 85 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $12,500. 73 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE (ROCHESTER-GREECE CAMPUS) J-11

150 Bellwood Dr.
Rochester, NY 14606
Tel: (585)720-0660
Fax: (585)720-9226
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton College. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1973. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 194. Full-time: 152 students, 85% women, 15% men. Part-time: 42 students, 88% women, 12% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 12% Hispanic, 26% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 97% 25 or older, 14% transferred in. Retention: 0% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance evaluation and placement evaluation, CPAt. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 5 open to all. Most popular organizations: BASSA, SAMS Club. Major annual events: Holiday Party, Backyard Bar-B-Cue, Spring Fling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Campus Library with 250 books and 27 serials. 195 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE (ROCHESTER-HENRIETTA CAMPUS) J-11

1225 Jefferson Rd.
Rochester, NY 14623-3136
Tel: (585)292-5627
Fax: (585)292-6015
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton College. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1985. Setting: 1-acre suburban campus. Total enrollment: 297. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Full-time: 238 students, 81% women, 19% men. Part-time: 59 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 36% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 60% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Retention: 0% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance evaluation and placement evaluation, CPAt. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Major annual events: student Christmas parties, Spring Fling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Campus Library with 250 books and 27 serials. 195 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE (SYRACUSE) J-16

953 James St.
Syracuse, NY 13203-2502
Tel: (315)472-6603
Fax: (315)474-4383
Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of Bryant and Stratton Business Institute, Inc. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1854. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 636. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 10% from top quarter, 88% from top half. Full-time: 494 students, 77% women, 23% men. Part-time: 142 students, 77% women, 23% men. Students come from 2 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 47% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 26% 25 or older, 26% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: high school transcript, interview, entrance, placement evaluations, CPAt. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: recommendations. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Tuition: $18,675 full-time, $415 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Management Club, Travel Club, Medical Club, Computer Club. Major annual events: Summer Picnic, Fall Pep Rally, Career Day. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, controlled dormitory access. Option: coed housing available. Bryant and Stratton, Syracuse Campus with 1,325 books, 40 serials, and 40 audiovisual materials. 114 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BUFFALO STATE COLLEGE, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK K-7

1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222-1095
Tel: (716)878-4000
Admissions: (716)878-5519
Fax: (716)878-6100
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.buffalostate.edu/

Description:

State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1867. Setting: 115-acre urban campus. Endowment: $12.4 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $33 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3681 per student. Total enrollment: 11,056. Faculty: 715 (393 full-time, 322 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 8,563 applied, 44% were admitted. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 73% from top half. Full-time: 7,818 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 1,192 students, 49% women, 51% men. Students come from 30 states and territories, 21 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 13% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 17% 25 or older, 21% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 75% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; visual and performing arts; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Western New York Consortium, National Student Exchange. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 11/15 for early decision. Notification: continuous, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time, $181 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,610 full-time, $442 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $881 full-time, $36.60 per credit hour part-time. College room and board: $6672. College room only: $4136. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and student level.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 75 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: United Student Government, African-American Student Organization, Caribbean Student Organization, The Record, WBNY radio. Major annual events: homecoming, Commuter Daze. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,862 college housing spaces available; 1,853 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. E. H. Butler Library with 489,069 books, 943,930 microform titles, 2,847 serials, 22,189 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.3 million. 836 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ BUSINESS INFORMATICS CENTER, INC. O-37

134 South Central Ave.
Valley Stream, NY 11580-5431
Tel: (516)561-0050
Fax: (516)561-0074

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Founded 1982.

■ CANISIUS COLLEGE K-7

2001 Main St.
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Tel: (716)883-7000
Free: 800-843-1517
Admissions: (716)888-2200
Fax: (716)888-2377
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.canisius.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic (Jesuit), comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1870. Setting: 36-acre urban campus. Endowment: $48.6 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $6781 per student. Total enrollment: 4,979. Faculty: 531 (215 full-time, 316 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 4,123 applied, 72% were admitted. 22% from top 10% of their high school class, 51% from top quarter, 82% from top half. 12 valedictorians. Full-time: 3,310 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 281 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 31 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 6% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 4% 25 or older, 42% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 84% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at members of the Western New York Consortium. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, recommendations, interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 5/1. Notification: continuous until 12/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $32,257 includes full-time tuition ($22,370), mandatory fees ($927), and college room and board ($8960). College room only: $5250. Room and board charges vary according to board plan, housing facility, and student level. Part-time tuition: $638 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $20.50 per credit, $18 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 100 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Campus Programming Board, Undergraduate Student Association, Afro-American Society, Residence Hall Association, Student Association. Major annual events: Parents' Weekend, Spring Fest, International Fest Week. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, crime prevention programs, closed-circuit television monitors. 1,596 college housing spaces available; 1,450 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. Andrew L. Bouwhuis Library plus 1 other with 328,278 books, 570,475 microform titles, 1,637 serials, 7,710 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.7 million. 348 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The Buffalo metropolitan area of over 1.2 million people offers varied cultural, athletic, and entertainment facilities. Among them are the world-famous Albright-Knox Art Gallery, renowned for its modern and contemporary collection; the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, among the top ranked orchestras in North America, which makes its home in the acoustically excellent Kleinhans Music Hall; the Studio Arena, which offers legitimate theater; and the Buffalo Zoo, one of the leading zoos in the United States. For sports fans, there are the Buffalo Bills football team, the Buffalo Sabres hockey team, and the Buffalo Bisons baseball team. Niagara Falls, the ski areas of western New York, and many attractions in Canada are within easy driving distance of the College. The central location of the College also provides many opportunities for students interested in community service, internships, and employment.

■ CAYUGA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE K-15

197 Franklin St.
Auburn, NY 13021-3099
Tel: (315)255-1743
Web Site: http://www.cayuga-cc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1953. Setting: 50-acre small town campus with easy access to Rochester and Syracuse. Endowment: $6.5 million. Total enrollment: 3,896. 1,429 applied, 84% were admitted. Full-time: 2,220 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 1,676 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 3 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 35% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended; ACT ASSET, ACCUPLACER required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2900 full-time, $105 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5800 full-time, $210 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $311 full-time, $12 per credit part-time, $2 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time, course load, and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time, course load, and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 5 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Student Activities Board, Radio and Television Guild, honors and business fraternities, Phi Beta Lambda. Major annual events: Folk Art Festival, Transfer Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: security from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 100 college housing spaces available; 65 were occupied in 2003-04. Norman F. Bourke Memorial Library with 82,205 books, 10,318 microform titles, 527 serials, 8,930 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $591,260. 240 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ CAZENOVIA COLLEGE K-17

22 Sullivan St.
Cazenovia, NY 13035-1084
Tel: (315)655-7000
Free: 800-654-3210
Admissions: (315)655-7208
Fax: (315)655-2190
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cazenovia.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1824. Setting: 40-acre small town campus with easy access to Syracuse. Endowment: $27 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7309 per student. Total enrollment: 1,124. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,286 applied, 82% were admitted. 9% from top 10% of their high school class, 29% from top quarter, 67% from top half. Full-time: 812 students, 78% women, 22% men. Part-time: 312 students, 88% women, 13% men. Students come from 20 states and territories, 2 other countries, 21% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 5% 25 or older, 81% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 74% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: visual and performing arts; business/marketing; public administration and social services. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: essay, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, recommendations, interview, portfolio for art and design students, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $26,450 includes full-time tuition ($18,940) and college room and board ($7510). College room only: $4200. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $400 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $100. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 22 open to all. Most popular organizations: Activities Board, Multicultural Student Group, performing arts, student radio station, yearbook. Major annual events: Spring Day, Parents' Weekend, Quad Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 683 college housing spaces available; 653 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Witheral Library with 79,920 books, 14,144 microform titles, 430 serials, 3,736 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $387,987. 75 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The village of Cazenovia is a rural community near Syracuse with a population of 3,000. The climate is temperate with 4 definite seasons. Cazenovia has a local library, churches of many denominations, motels, inns, and restaurants, and various civic, fraternal, and veteran's organizations. Recreational activities include water sports, summer and winter mountain sports including hiking and skiing, as well as local and regional sports teams and cultural events.

■ CENTRAL YESHIVA TOMCHEI TMIMIM-LUBAVITCH O-34

841-853 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Tel: (718)434-0784
Admissions: (718)859-7600

Description:

Independent Jewish, comprehensive, men only. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1941. Total enrollment: 1,000. Calendar: semesters.

■ CITY COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK N-34

138th St. and Convent Ave.
New York, NY 10031-9198
Tel: (212)650-7000
Admissions: (212)650-6977
Fax: (212)650-6417
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.ccny.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, university, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards bachelor's, master's, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1847. Setting: 35-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 12,440. Faculty: 1,122 (534 full-time, 588 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 12,327 applied, 37% were admitted. 28% from top 10% of their high school class, 86% from top half. Full-time: 6,740 students, 48% women, 52% men. Part-time: 2,754 students, 51% women, 49% men. Students come from 130 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 34% Hispanic, 25% black, 18% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 13% international, 40% 25 or older, 13% transferred in. Retention: 79% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; engineering; architecture. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at other units of the City University of New York System. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 3/1. Notification: continuous until 8/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $4080 full-time, $170 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $8640 full-time, $360 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to class time and program. Part-time tuition varies according to class time, course load, and program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 140 open to all; national fraternities, local fraternities. Most popular organizations: LAESASHPE, NSBE, BSA, Salsa-Mambo, IVCF. Major annual events: Fashion Show-FIC, Harlemween-USG, End of Semester Party-USG. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Morris Raphael Cohen Library plus 3 others with 1.4 million books, 887,471 microform titles, 22,027 serials, 38,300 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 3,000 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ CLARKSON UNIVERSITY C-20

Potsdam, NY 13699
Tel: (315)268-6400
Free: 800-527-6577
Admissions: (315)268-6463
Fax: (315)268-7647
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.clarkson.edu/

Description:

Independent, university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1896. Setting: 640-acre small town campus. Endowment: $128.5 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $16.3 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $10,843 per student. Total enrollment: 3,045. Faculty: 192 (170 full-time, 22 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 2,405 applied, 86% were admitted. 35% from top 10% of their high school class, 69% from top quarter, 94% from top half. 13 valedictorians. Full-time: 2,633 students, 24% women, 76% men. Part-time: 15 students, 53% women, 47% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 23 other countries, 27% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 2% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 2% 25 or older, 83% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 86% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: engineering; business/marketing; interdisciplinary studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Air Force.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview, SAT Subject Tests. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadlines: 3/15, 12/1 for early decision plan 1, 1/15 for early decision plan 2. Notification: continuous, 12/15 for early decision plan 1, 2/1 for early decision plan 2.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $34,930 includes full-time tuition ($25,185), mandatory fees ($400), and college room and board ($9345). College room only: $4896. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $840 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 62 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities; 15% of eligible men and 13% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Ski Club, Outing Club, Pep Band, Crew Club, Racquetball Club. Major annual events: Alumni Reunion, Homecoming, Winter Carnival. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 2,179 college housing spaces available; 2,114 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Andrew S. Schuler Educational Resources Center plus 1 other with 257,958 books, 259,253 microform titles, 1,806 serials, 2,058 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.4 million. 400 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus.

Community Environment:

This is a college community with a population of 9,500. Bus and air lines serve the area. Local community services include a library, a museum, a hospital, churches of major denominations, and several civic, fraternal, and veterans' organizations. There are part-time jobs available at the campus and with businesses in the area. Recreational activities include bowling, canoeing, fishing, hiking, golfing, mountain biking, swimming, skiing, and theater.

■ CLINTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE C-25

136 Clinton Point Dr.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-9573
Tel: (518)562-4200
Free: 800-552-1160
Admissions: (518)562-4170
Fax: (518)562-8621
Web Site: http://clintoncc.suny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: 100-acre small town campus. Endowment: $1 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3082 per student. Total enrollment: 2,192. 1,714 applied, 82% were admitted. Full-time: 1,259 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 933 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 9 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 31% 25 or older, 6% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Plattsburgh State University of New York.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, medical laboratory technology, electronics technology. Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: essay, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 3 recommendations, interview. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/26. Notification: continuous. Preference given to county residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $3020 full-time, $125 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7550 full-time, $312 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $166 full-time, $5 per credit hour part-time. College room and board: $6340. College room only: $3800.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Criminal Justice Club, Business Club, Tomorrow's New Teachers, Ski Club, Nursing Club. Major annual events: Carnival, Spring Picnic, College Club Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, security during class hours. 160 college housing spaces available; 116 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. Clinton Community College Learning Resource Center plus 1 other with 33,862 books, 38,600 microform titles, 288 serials, 257 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $375,633. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ COCHRAN SCHOOL OF NURSING L-35

967 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
Tel: (914)964-4283
Admissions: (914)964-4296
Web Site: http://www.riversidehealth.org/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards terminal associate degrees. Founded 1894. Setting: urban campus with easy access to New York City. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7000 per student. Total enrollment: 157. 16 applied, 13% were admitted. Full-time: 101 students, 84% women, 16% men. Part-time: 56 students, 91% women, 9% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 25% black, 12% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 76% 25 or older, 50% transferred in. Retention: 75% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview, nursing exam. Required for some: SAT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment:

Major annual events: Spring Fling Dance, Boat Trip, Holiday Luncheon. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Cochran School of Nursing Library with 4,314 books, 115 serials, 500 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $45,000. 6 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ COLGATE UNIVERSITY K-18

13 Oak Dr.
Hamilton, NY 13346-1386
Tel: (315)228-1000
Admissions: (315)228-7401
Fax: (315)228-7798
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.colgate.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1819. Setting: 515-acre rural campus. Endowment: $508.7 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $974,126. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $13,190 per student. Total enrollment: 2,779. Faculty: 315 (245 full-time, 70 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 8,008 applied, 27% were admitted. 68% from top 10% of their high school class, 90% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 38 valedictorians. Full-time: 2,747 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 24 students, 42% women, 58% men. Students come from 49 states and territories, 34 other countries, 69% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 4% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 0% 25 or older, 90% live on campus, 1% transferred in. Retention: 92% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; English; foreign languages and literature. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at New York State Visiting Student Program. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 1/15, 11/15 for early decision plan 1, 1/15 for early decision plan 2. Notification: 4/1, 12/15 for early decision plan 1, 2/15 for early decision plan 2.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $55. Comprehensive fee: $41,170 includes full-time tuition ($32,885), mandatory fees ($220), and college room and board ($8065). College room only: $3895. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $4111 per course. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 125 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities; 42% of eligible men and 39% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Volunteer Colgate, student government, cultural/ethnic interest groups, student publications, Outdoor Education. Major annual events: Winterfest, Spring Party Weekend, World Expo. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 2,220 college housing spaces available; 2,107 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Everett Needham Case Library plus 1 other with 1.2 million books, 684,817 microform titles, 2,227 serials, 9,161 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $4.6 million. 192 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Hamilton (population 2,500) lies 25 miles south of Utica and 38 miles southeast of Syracuse, New York. Bus and airline connections are to be found in the neighboring cities. The climate is moderate. Part-time employment is available for students. The village has a library, a small museum with library, a movie theater, coffee house, restaurants, hospital, and numerous civic, fraternal and veterans' organizations. Local recreational facilities include hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, and golf.

■ COLLEGE OF MOUNT SAINT VINCENT

6301 Riverdale Ave.
Riverdale, NY 10471-1093
Tel: (718)405-3200
Free: 800-665-CMSV
Admissions: (718)405-3268
Fax: (718)549-7945
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.mountsaintvincent.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Administratively affiliated with Manhattan College. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1911. Setting: 70-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $5.5 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $117,959. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $6059 per student. Total enrollment: 1,855. Faculty: 161 (77 full-time, 84 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,907 applied, 69% were admitted. 17% from top 10% of their high school class, 47% from top quarter, 77% from top half. Full-time: 1,249 students, 72% women, 28% men. Part-time: 278 students, 83% women, 17% men. Students come from 23 states and territories, 5 other countries, 14% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 29% Hispanic, 12% black, 11% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 14% 25 or older, 47% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 81% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; business/marketing; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Manhattan College. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: 2 recommendations, interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 11/15 for early action. Notification: continuous, 12/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $30,050 includes full-time tuition ($21,000), mandatory fees ($550), and college room and board ($8500). Part-time tuition: $685 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $75 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 36 open to all. Most popular organizations: Latino Club, Players, Dance Club, Student Nurse Association, Black Student Union. Major annual events: La Gala Latina, Block Party, Battle of the Dorms. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, emergency call boxes. College housing designed to accommodate 580 students; 581 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Elizabeth Seton Library with 160,696 books, 10,054 microform titles, 362 serials, 5,775 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $449,265. 184 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Fordham University.

■ THE COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE L-36

29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, NY 10805-2308
Tel: (914)654-5000
Free: 800-933-5923
Admissions: (914)654-5452
Fax: (914)654-5554
Web Site: http://cnr.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates (also offers a non-traditional adult program with significant enrollment not reflected in profile). Founded 1904. Setting: 20-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $19.9 million. Total enrollment: 2,306. Faculty: 219 (85 full-time, 134 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 1,430 applied, 50% were admitted. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 46% from top quarter, 82% from top half. Full-time: 710 students, 98% women, 2% men. Part-time: 396 students, 87% women, 13% men. Students come from 16 states and territories, 10 other countries, 12% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 13% Hispanic, 36% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 43% 25 or older, 37% live on campus, 16% transferred in. Retention: 71% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Iona College, Concordia College (NY), Marymount College, Dominican College of San Rafael. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: essay, 1 recommendation, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 11/1 for early decision. Notification: continuous, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $28,476 includes full-time tuition ($20,246), mandatory fees ($350), and college room and board ($7880). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $682 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $60 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 23 open to all. Most popular organizations: Drama Club, Science and Math Society, Latin-American Women's Society. Major annual events: Strawberry Festival, Family Weekend, Health Fair. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, 24-hour monitored security cameras at residence hall entrances. 493 college housing spaces available; 339 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: women-only housing available. Gill Library with 220,000 books, 284 microform titles, 1,450 serials, 4,350 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.5 million. 120 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Iona College.

■ THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE L-25

432 Western Ave.
Albany, NY 12203-1419
Tel: (518)454-5111
Free: 800-637-8556
Admissions: (518)454-5150
Fax: (518)451-2013
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.strose.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1920. Setting: 28-acre urban campus. Endowment: $18.8 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4849 per student. Total enrollment: 5,149. Faculty: 481 (175 full-time, 306 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 3,134 applied, 71% were admitted. 12% from top 10% of their high school class, 39% from top quarter, 77% from top half. Full-time: 2,795 students, 73% women, 27% men. Part-time: 283 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 20 states and territories, 8% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 15% 25 or older, 30% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 85% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; communication technologies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Hudson-Mohawk Association of Colleges and Universities. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/1, 12/1 for early action. Notification: continuous, 10/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $25,770 includes full-time tuition ($17,368), mandatory fees ($586), and college room and board ($7816). College room only: $3684. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $578 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to class time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 35 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Association, Student Events Board, Circle K, Student Education Association, Student Speech, Hearing and Language Association. Major annual events: Family Weekend, Spring Fling, Fall Fest.

Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,075 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Neil Hellman Library plus 1 other with 205,938 books, 300,216 microform titles, 925 serials, 1,513 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1 million. 322 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See State University of New York at Albany.

■ COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK P-32

2800 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10314-6600
Tel: (718)982-2000
Admissions: (718)982-2011
Fax: (718)982-2500
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.csi.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1955. Setting: 204-acre urban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $4.8 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.7 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4091 per student. Total enrollment: 12,083. Faculty: 842 (330 full-time, 512 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 7,393 applied, 99% were admitted. Full-time: 7,293 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 3,627 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 111 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 10% Hispanic, 9% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 29% 25 or older, 3% transferred in. Retention: 81% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at other units of the City University of New York System. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission for Associate degree programs. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview, SAT Subject Tests. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: 3/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $4000 full-time, $250 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $8640 full-time, $530 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $328 full-time, $90.35 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 50 open to all. Most popular organizations: Latin Club, Spanish Club, Southasian Cultural Club, Apostolic Christian Life Center. Major annual events: Kwanza, Spring Festival, Fall Carnival. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, emergency call boxes, blue light system, bicycle patrols, radar-controlled traffic monitoring, lighted pathways. College housing not available. College of Staten Island Library with 220,025 books, 877,822 microform titles, 18,796 serials, 8,076 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.9 million. 1,100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ THE COLLEGE OF WESTCHESTER J-36

325 Central Ave., PO Box 710
White Plains, NY 10602
Tel: (914)948-4442
Free: 800-333-4924
Fax: (914)948-5441
Web Site: http://www.cw.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1915. Setting: suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 1,039. 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: 829 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 210 students, 50% women, 50% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 4 other countries, 8% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 30% Hispanic, 28% black, 2% 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. Required for some: essay. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Tuition: $18,315 full-time, $385 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $795 full-time, $200 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 214 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ COLUMBIA COLLEGE N-34

116th St. and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212)854-1754
Admissions: (212)854-2522
Fax: (212)854-1209
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.college.columbia.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Part of Columbia University. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1754. Setting: 35-acre urban campus. System endowment: $5.2 billion. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $42,686 per student. Total enrollment: 4,225. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. 15,793 applied, 11% were admitted. 86% from top 10% of their high school class, 97% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 303 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 4,225 students, 52% women, 48% men. Students come from 54 states and territories, 72 other countries, 74% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 9% black, 13% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 0% 25 or older, 96% live on campus, 1% transferred in. Retention: 97% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; English; history. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, internships. Off campus study at Howard University, The Juilliard School. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 1/2, 11/1 for early decision. Notification: 4/4, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. Comprehensive fee: $42,584 includes full-time tuition ($31,924), mandatory fees ($1322), and college room and board ($9338). College room only: $5448.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 300 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, coed fraternities; 19% of eligible men and 25% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: community service, cultural organizations, performing arts. Major annual events: Bacchanal (Spring Fest), Activities Day, Columbia Community Outreach. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, 24-hour ID check at door. 5,000 college housing spaces available; 970 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Butler Library plus 20 others with 7.2 million books, 5.1 million microform titles, 66,000 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 400 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ COLUMBIA-GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE N-24

4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534-0327
Tel: (518)828-4181
Fax: (518)828-8543
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sunycgcc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1969. Setting: 143-acre rural campus. Endowment: $450,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3371 per student. Total enrollment: 1,715. 631 applied, 79% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 52% from top half. Full-time: 938 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 777 students, 71% women, 29% men. Students come from 5 states and territories, 5 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 41% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, automotive technology, massage therapy programs. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Placement: College Qualifying Test required; SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to residents of sponsoring counties.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run radio station. Most popular organizations: student council/government, Student Ambassadors, Nursing Club. Major annual event: student play productions. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 52,484 books, 627 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $407,430. 150 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF GENERAL STUDIES N-34

2970 Broadway
New York, NY 10027-6939
Tel: (212)854-2772
Free: 800-895-1169
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.gs.columbia.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Part of Columbia University. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1754. Setting: 36-acre urban campus. Endowment: $5.2 billion. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $42,686 per student. Total enrollment: 1,579. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. 254 applied, 48% were admitted. Full-time: 647 students, 46% women, 54% men. Part-time: 499 students, 55% women, 45% men. Students come from 36 states and territories, 42% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 6% black, 11% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 9% international, 75% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; English; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, recommendations, General Studies Admissions Exam. Recommended: SAT or ACT, SAT Subject Tests. Required for some: interview. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 7/1, 3/1 for early action. Notification: continuous, 5/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. Comprehensive fee: $40,716 includes full-time tuition ($30,900), mandatory fees ($1276), and college room and board ($8540). College room only: $5450. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $1030 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities. Most popular organizations: Columbia Dramatists, Writers Club, General Studies Student Council, The Observer. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 300 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Option: coed housing available. Butler Library plus 21 others with 5.6 million books, 59,400 serials, and a Web page. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms.

■ COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, THE FU FOUNDATION SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE N-34

500 West 120th St.
New York, NY 10027
Tel: (212)854-1754
Admissions: (212)854-2522
Fax: (212)854-1209
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.engineering.columbia.edu/

Description:

Independent, university, coed. Part of Columbia University. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1864. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $42,686 per student. Total enrollment: 1,436. Faculty: 137 (all full-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 2,332 applied, 45% were admitted. 91% from top 10% of their high school class, 99% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 136 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 1,436 students, 27% women, 73% men. Students come from 44 states and territories, 59 other countries, 69% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 3% black, 32% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 12% international, 0% 25 or older, 99% live on campus, 1% transferred in. Retention: 98% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: engineering; social sciences; computer and information sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 1/2, 11/1 for early decision. Notification: 4/4, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. Comprehensive fee: $42,584 includes full-time tuition ($31,924), mandatory fees ($1322), and college room and board ($9338). College room only: $5448. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 300 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 19% of eligible men and 25% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: community service, cultural organizations, performing arts. Major annual events: Bacchanal (Spring Fest), Activities Day, Columbia Community Outreach. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, 24-hour ID check at door. 5,000 college housing spaces available; 98 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Butler Library plus 20 others with 7.2 million books, 5.1 million microform titles, 66,000 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 400 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ CONCORDIA COLLEGE L-35

171 White Plains Rd.
Bronxville, NY 10708-1998
Tel: (914)337-9300
Free: 800-YES-COLLEGE
Fax: (914)395-4500
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.concordia-ny.edu/

Description:

Independent Lutheran, 4-year, coed. Part of Concordia University System. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1881. Setting: 33-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $6.4 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $6410 per student. Total enrollment: 649. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 688 applied, 66% were admitted. 11% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 57% from top half. 8 class presidents, 3 valedictorians, 30 student government officers. Full-time: 592 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 57 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 34 states and territories, 29 other countries, 16% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 7% Hispanic, 10% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% international, 13% 25 or older, 68% live on campus, 7% transferred in. Retention: 78% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Concordia University System. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, common application supplement, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.7 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 3/15, 11/15 for early action. Notification: continuous until 6/15, 12/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $28,640 includes full-time tuition ($19,800), mandatory fees ($900), and college room and board ($7940). College room only: $4400. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $528 per credit hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 22 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 12% of eligible men and 15% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Campus Christian Ministries, Drama Club, Student Government Association, International and Afro/Latin American Club, yearbook and newspaper. Major annual events: Homecoming events, Spring Formal, Band Bash. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 450 college housing spaces available; 315 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Scheel Memorial Library with 71,500 books, 20,850 microform titles, 467 serials, 7,660 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $276,825. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ COOPER UNION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND ART N-34

30 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003-7120
Tel: (212)353-4100
Admissions: (212)353-4120
Fax: (212)353-4343
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cooper.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees (also offers master's program primarily made up of currently-enrolled students). Founded 1859. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $261.3 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $401,540. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $15,082 per student. Total enrollment: 1,003. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 7:1. 2,301 applied, 13% were admitted. 85% from top 10% of their high school class, 98% from top quarter, 99% from top half. Full-time: 943 students, 36% women, 64% men. Part-time: 6 students, 50% women, 50% men. Students come from 41 states and territories, 40% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 5% black, 20% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 12% international, 7% 25 or older, 19% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 97% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; visual and performing arts; architecture. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, internships. Off campus study at East Coast members of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, New York University, Eugene Lang College, New School University. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Required for some: essay, minimum 3 high school GPA, 3 recommendations, portfolio, home examination, SAT Subject Tests. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 1/1, 12/1 for early decision plan 1, 12/1 for early decision plan 2. Notification: 4/1, 12/24 for early decision plan 1, 2/1 for early decision plan 2.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $150. Comprehensive fee: $14,860 includes full-time tuition ($0), mandatory fees ($1500), and college room and board ($13,360). College room only: $9360.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 65 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 20% of eligible men and 10% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Campus Crusade for Christ, Chinese Students Association, Kesher, Athletic Association, Muslim Students Organization. Major annual events: Fall Club Day, Pro Musica Jam. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, health referrals provided and career services offered. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access, security guards. 182 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. Cooper Union Library with 97,000 books, 100,000 microform titles, 370 serials, 200,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $821,628. 400 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ CORNELL UNIVERSITY M-15

Ithaca, NY 14853-0001
Tel: (607)255-2000
Admissions: (607)255-3316
Fax: (607)255-0659
E-mail: [email protected]

Description:

Independent, university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees. Founded 1865. Setting: 745-acre small town campus with easy access to Syracuse. Endowment: $3.9 billion. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $327.5 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $20,720 per student. Total enrollment: 19,447. Faculty: 1,844 (1,675 full-time, 169 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 9:1. 24,452 applied, 27% were admitted. 80% from top 10% of their high school class, 96% from top quarter, 99% from top half. 235 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 13,515 students, 50% women, 50% men. Students come from 55 states and territories, 109 other countries, 61% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 5% black, 16% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% international, 1% 25 or older, 44% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 96% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: engineering; agriculture; biological/life sciences; social sciences; business/marketing. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Ithaca College, Wells College. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Air Force.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, SAT and SAT Subject Tests or ACT, SAT Subject Tests. Required for some: interview. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadlines: 1/1, 11/1 for early decision. Notification: 4/3, 12/15 for early decision. Preference given to state residents for state-supported programs.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. Comprehensive fee: $41,717 includes full-time tuition ($31,300), mandatory fees ($167), and college room and board ($10,250). College room only: $6080. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 754 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities; 28% of eligible men and 22% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Assembly, Residence Hall Association, Catholic Community, Hillel, Concert Commission. Major annual events: Undergraduate Research Forum, Dragon Day, Cornell Ice Hockey games. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, escort service. 5,947 college housing spaces available; 5,727 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Olin Library plus 17 others with 7.2 million books, 7.8 million microform titles, 64,760 serials, 427,798 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $28.5 million. 3,000 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Population 30,000. Located at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake, the city encompasses scenic, deep gorges through which flow Six Mile, Fall and Cascadilla Creeks. Ithaca is in the heart of central New York's Finger Lakes region. Good transportation is provided by bus and airlines, as well as state highways. Ithaca has various fraternal, civic and veteran's organizations, and over 30 churches representative of most major denominations. Part-time employment is available for students. Recreational facilities within the vicinity include YMCA, theatres, 3 state parks, indoor ice rink, fishing, boating, swimming, hunting, horseback riding, bowling, a pistol range, archery, museums, golf courses, and 14 public parks.

■ CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE N-13

One Academic Dr.
Corning, NY 14830-3297
Tel: (607)962-9011
Admissions: (607)962-9427
Fax: (607)962-9456
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.corning-cc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1956. Setting: 275-acre rural campus. Endowment: $2.3 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7556 per student. Total enrollment: 5,310. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 1,252 applied, 98% were admitted. 3% from top 10% of their high school class, 16% from top quarter, 46% from top half. Full-time: 2,638 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 2,672 students, 60% women, 40% men. Students come from 13 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 41% 25 or older, 3% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. ROTC: Army (c), Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to residents of sponsoring counties.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $3100 full-time, $128 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6200 full-time, $258 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 23 open to all. Most popular organizations: student association, WCEB, Two-Bit Players, Activities Programming Committee, Nursing Society. Major annual events: Springfest/Fallfest, Job Fair, Campus Life Fair. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Library with 71,233 books, 26,123 microform titles, 2,500 serials, 4,290 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $700,222. 350 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ CROUSE HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING J-16

736 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
Tel: (315)470-7481
Web Site: http://www.crouse.org/nursing/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1913. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 252. Full-time: 140 students, 92% women, 8% men. Part-time: 112 students, 82% women, 18% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 7% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 64% 25 or older, 14% live on campus. Calendar: semesters. Part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 3 recommendations, interview. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: SAT or ACT. Application deadline: 2/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Tuition: $7352 full-time, $225 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $360 full-time, $130 per term part-time. College room only: $1750.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access.

■ THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA P-24

1946 Campus Dr.
Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
Tel: (845)452-9600
Free: 800-CULINARY
Fax: (845)452-8629
Web Site: http://www.ciachef.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 150-acre small town campus. Endowment: $43.4 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $38,061 per student. Total enrollment: 2,713. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 903 applied, 69% were admitted. 9% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 50% from top half. Students come from 53 states and territories, 25 other countries, 76% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 3% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 21% 25 or older, 70% live on campus. Core. Calendar: semesters plus 18 or 21 week externship program. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, distance learning, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at The Associated Colleges of the Mid-Hudson Valley.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: an Affidavit of Support. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to candidates with 6 months of prior food service experience.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $26,980 includes full-time tuition ($19,180), mandatory fees ($980), and college room and board ($6820). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 20 open to all; 10% of eligible men and 12% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Epicures of Wine, Baker's Club, Food Art Club, Oye Me, Gourmet Society. Major annual events: Halloween Party, Chili Cook-off, Summer Cook-Out. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 1,534 college housing spaces available; 1,416 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. Conrad N. Hilton Library with 69,000 books, 282 microform titles, 300 serials, 4,195 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $557,310. 154 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ DAEMEN COLLEGE J-7

4380 Main St.
Amherst, NY 14226-3592
Tel: (716)839-3600
Free: 800-462-7652
Admissions: (716)839-8225
Fax: (716)839-8516
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.daemen.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1947. Setting: 35-acre suburban campus with easy access to Buffalo. Endowment: $682,941. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5685 per student. Total enrollment: 2,315. Faculty: 259 (80 full-time, 179 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 1,609 applied, 79% were admitted. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 45% from top quarter, 75% from top half. Full-time: 1,271 students, 76% women, 24% men. Part-time: 332 students, 79% women, 21% men. Students come from 19 states and territories, 14 other countries, 4% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 15% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 18% 25 or older, 42% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 67% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; biological/life sciences; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Western New York Consortium. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, 3 recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 8/30 for early action. Notification: continuous, 9/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $24,580 includes full-time tuition ($16,350), mandatory fees ($450), and college room and board ($7780). Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $545 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $4 per credit, $68 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 42 open to all; local fraternities, local sororities; 24% of eligible men and 16% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Students Without Borders, Student Physical Therapy Association, Physician Assistant Student Society, Step Team, cheerleaders. Major annual events: Campus Bonfire, Boobar (Halloween party), Springfest. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, 24-hour security cameras. 592 college housing spaces available; 588 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Marian Library plus 1 other with 127,232 books, 26,782 microform titles, 889 serials, 10,584 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $767,490. 99 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The college is located in a quiet suburban environment accessible to the City of Buffalo and the international boundary with Canada. Transportation hubs-plane, train, and bus-are located a short distance from the campus.

■ DARKEI NOAM RABBINICAL COLLEGE O-34

2822 Ave. J
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Tel: (718)338-6464

Description:

Independent Jewish, comprehensive, men only. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1977. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 50. 13 applied, 77% were admitted. Students come from 6 states and territories, 2% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult.

Collegiate Environment:

Kat Lowitz Library with 53,000 books and 2 serials.

■ DAVIS COLLEGE N-17

400 Riverside Dr.
Johnson City, NY 13790
Tel: (607)729-1581
Free: 800-331-4137
Fax: (607)729-2962
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.davisny.edu/

Description:

Independent nondenominational, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1900. Setting: 22-acre suburban campus with easy access to Syracuse. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $16,000 per student. Total enrollment: 255. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 60 applied, 68% were admitted. 1% from top 10% of their high school class, 27% from top quarter, 61% from top half. Students come from 13 states and territories, 4 other countries, 23% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 5% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 22% 25 or older, 61% live on campus. Retention: 84% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: theology and religious vocations. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, 2 recommendations, references, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, interview, ACT. Required for some: essay. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $15,240 includes full-time tuition ($9440), mandatory fees ($700), and college room and board ($5100). Part-time tuition: $325 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $175 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 4 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Missionary Fellowship, Student Wives Fellowship, Student Life Committee, Married Couples Fellowship. Major annual events: Annual Missions Conference, Fall Bible Conference, Prayer Days. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. 300 college housing spaces available. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Alice E. Chatlos Library with 77,000 books, 8,494 microform titles, 644 serials, 8,500 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $125,317. 12 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

30-20 Thomson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: (718)472-2728; (866)338-7934
Web Site: http://www.devry.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 4-year, coed. Part of DeVry University. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1998. Setting: 4-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,376. Faculty: 89 (47 full-time, 42 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. Full-time: 937 students, 31% women, 69% men. Part-time: 333 students, 37% women, 63% men. 1% Native American, 30% Hispanic, 45% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 45% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: computer and information sciences; business/marketing; engineering technologies. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. One-time mandatory fee: $40. Tuition: $13,060 full-time, $475 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $270 full-time, $160 per year part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 7 open to all. Most popular organizations: International Students Club, Video Games Club, DeVry Student Association, Chess Club, Muslim Student Association. Major annual events: DSA Time Out, Post-Ramadan Celebration. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 14,078 books, 62 serials, 2,057 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 478 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ DOMINICAN COLLEGE J-34

470 Western Hwy.
Orangeburg, NY 10962-1210
Tel: (845)359-7800; (866)432-4636
Admissions: (845)359-3533
Fax: (845)359-2313
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dc.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1952. Setting: 26-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $320,000. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5280 per student. Total enrollment: 1,530. Faculty: 163 (51 full-time, 112 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,228 applied, 83% were admitted. Full-time: 1,071 students, 64% women, 36% men. Part-time: 338 students, 77% women, 23% men. Students come from 14 states and territories, 19% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 14% Hispanic, 17% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 37% 25 or older, 20% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Retention: 68% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; health professions and related sciences; social sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, 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, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $26,630 includes full-time tuition ($17,240), mandatory fees ($670), and college room and board ($8720). Part-time tuition: $515 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $160 per term.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Business Club, Aquin Players, school newspaper, Nursing Association. Major annual events: Spring Formal, Spring Festival, Family Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. Option: coed housing available. Pius X Hall plus 1 other with 103,350 books, 650 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $400,302. 38 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms.

Community Environment:

Orangeburg, population 50,000, is located in southeast New York, located 3 miles southwest of Nyack on the northern border of New Jersey. The area may be reached by the New York State Thruway, Exit 12, or Palisades Parkway, Exit 6E.

■ DOROTHEA HOPFER SCHOOL OF NURSING AT THE MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL L-35

53 Valentine St.
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Tel: (914)664-8000
Fax: (914)665-7047
Web Site: http://www.ssmc.org/

Description:

Independent, 2-year. Total enrollment: 120.

■ DOWLING COLLEGE F-52

Idle Hour Blvd.
Oakdale, NY 11769-1999
Tel: (631)244-3000
Free: 800-DOW-LING
Admissions: (631)244-3030
Fax: (631)563-3827
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dowling.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1955. Setting: 157-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $11.1 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $134,095. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3264 per student. Total enrollment: 6,379. Faculty: 500 (124 full-time, 376 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 2,399 applied, 87% were admitted. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 19% from top quarter, 50% from top half. Full-time: 2,298 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 1,329 students, 60% women, 40% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 56 other countries, 10% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 9% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 41% 25 or older, 17% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 66% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; liberal arts/general studies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Long Island Regional Advisory Council for Higher Education. ROTC: Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $12,960 full-time, $540 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $840 full-time, $137.50 per term part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and degree level. College room only: $5748. Room charges vary according to housing facility and location.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 30 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Residence Hall Council, Pan African-American-Caribbean Club, Aeronautics Club, Lion's Voice (student newspaper). Major annual events: Holiday Ball, Spring Cotillion, Adopt-a-Child Holiday Event. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 625 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Dowling College Library with 118,830 books, 3,131 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2 million. 118 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Population 3,000. Oakdale is a suburban community west of Sayville with temperate climate. The area is served by the Long Island Railroad, and a main bus route to Patchogue and Freeport. There are 3 hospitals within 20 miles and a college health service. Adjoining cities furnish community services as well as recreational and cultural opportunities. Some part-time employment is available for students.

■ DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE P-24

53 Pendell Rd.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595
Tel: (845)431-8000
Admissions: (845)431-8010
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.sunydutchess.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1957. Setting: 130-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 7,810. 1,030 applied, 98% were admitted. 48% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Marist College, Vassar College, State University of New York College at New Paltz, Culinary Institute of America, Bard College.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission for most programs. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to county residents.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $2600 full-time, $105 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5200 full-time, $210 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $387 full-time, $8 per credit part-time, $24.75 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Major annual events: Fall Freshmen Day, Family Festival, Lyceum Series of Speakers. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Dutchess Library with 103,272 books, 540 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 50 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE K-7

320 Porter Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
Tel: (716)829-8000
Free: 800-777-3921
Admissions: (716)829-7600
Fax: (716)829-7790
Web Site: http://www.dyc.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1908. Setting: 7-acre urban campus. Endowment: $16.5 million. Total enrollment: 2,906. Faculty: 216 (110 full-time, 106 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,408 applied, 73% were admitted. 9 class presidents, 4 valedictorians, 45 student government officers. Full-time: 1,220 students, 74% women, 26% men. Part-time: 262 students, 78% women, 22% men. Students come from 18 states and territories, 28 other countries, 11% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 17% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 11% international, 43% 25 or older, 20% live on campus, 40% transferred in. Retention: 81% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; business/marketing; interdisciplinary studies. Core. Calendar: semesters plus summer session. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Western New York Consortium. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $23,600 includes full-time tuition ($15,600), mandatory fees ($200), and college room and board ($7800). College room only: $6400. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level, degree level, and program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $455 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $100 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 35 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Association, Occupational Therapy Student Association, Physical Therapy Student Association, Student Nurses Association, Black Student Union. Major annual events: Family and Friends, Honors Convocation, Moving Up Days. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 473 college housing spaces available; 232 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. D'Youville College Library with 122,057 books, 195,079 microform titles, 665 serials, 3,160 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $951,681. 72 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ ELLIS HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING K-24

1101 Nott St.
Schenectady, NY 12308
Tel: (518)243-4471
Web Site: http://www.ehson.org/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Total enrollment: 69. 101 applied, 50% were admitted. 0% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 80% 25 or older.

Entrance Requirements:

Required: essay, high school transcript, 3 recommendations. Recommended: SAT. Application deadline: Rolling.

■ ELMIRA BUSINESS INSTITUTE O-14

303 North Main St.
Elmira, NY 14901
Tel: (607)733-7177
Free: 800-843-1812
Fax: (607)733-7178
Web Site: http://www.ebi-college.com/

Description:

Private, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1858. Total enrollment: 361. 108 applied. 0% from top 10% of their high school class, 10% from top quarter, 30% from top half. Full-time: 283 students, 90% women, 10% men. Part-time: 78 students, 86% women, 14% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 13% from out-of-state, 1% Hispanic, 7% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 70% 25 or older, 1% transferred in. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, interview. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available. Elmira Business Institute Library with 800 books, 14 serials, and 15 audiovisual materials. 50 computers available on campus for general student use.

■ ELMIRA COLLEGE O-14

One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901
Tel: (607)735-1800
Free: 800-935-6472
Admissions: (607)735-1724
Fax: (607)735-1718
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.elmira.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1855. Setting: 42-acre small town campus. Endowment: $40.3 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $11,620 per student. Total enrollment: 1,853. Faculty: 99 (82 full-time, 17 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 1,966 applied, 64% were admitted. 28% from top 10% of their high school class, 72% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 33 class presidents, 26 valedictorians, 206 student government officers. Full-time: 1,175 students, 70% women, 30% men. Part-time: 309 students, 76% women, 24% men. Students come from 35 states and territories, 23 other countries, 51% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 19% 25 or older, 95% live on campus, 5% transferred in. Retention: 84% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; health professions and related sciences; psychology. Core. Calendar: 4-4-1. ESL program, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at members of the May Term Consortium. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, SAT or ACT. Recommended: interview. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 4/15, 11/15 for early decision plan 1, 1/15 for early decision plan 2. Notification: continuous until 4/30, 12/15 for early decision plan 1, 2/1 for early decision plan 2.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $39,150 includes full-time tuition ($29,000), mandatory fees ($1050), and college room and board ($9100). Part-time tuition: $270 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 80 open to all. Most popular organizations: student radio station, Student Activities Board, Psychology Club, Ski Club, Pal Program. Major annual events: Octagon Fair, Holiday Banquet and Ball, Spring Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, 24-hour locked residence hall entrances. 1,098 college housing spaces available; 1,076 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Gannett-Tripp Library with 391,038 books, 1.7 million microform titles, 859 serials, 4,428 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $553,431. 105 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Founded as a commercial and transportation center, Elmira, population 35,000, dominates south-central New York State and nearby Pennsylvania as the trade, industrial, financial, and transportation hub of the southern Finger Lakes region. Light industrial activity remains as the economic base for the county, though a large portion of Chemung County is still rural in activity and atmosphere. Transportation is available with the Elmira-Corning Airport, buses, and car via Routes 13, 14, and 17. There are two hospitals, approximately 60 churches, a public library, theatres, good shopping centers, and more than 200 fraternal, service, and social organizations. Recreational facilities include parks, playgrounds, golf, swimming, bowling, tennis, horseback riding, picnic areas, fishing, ice skating, and skiing nearby. Located within walking distance of the campus is the Samuel Clemens Performing Arts Center.

■ ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE K-7

121 Ellicott St.
Buffalo, NY 14203-2698
Tel: (716)851-1001
Admissions: (716)851-1588
Fax: (716)842-1972
Web Site: http://www.ecc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1971. Setting: 1-acre urban campus. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3743 per student. Total enrollment: 2,949. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 1,458 applied, 76% were admitted. 7% from top 10% of their high school class, 63% from top half. Full-time: 2,188 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 761 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 3 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 42% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 44% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing and radiologic technology programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $2900 full-time, $121 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $5800 full-time, $242 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5800 full-time, $242 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $320 full-time, $5 per credit hour part-time, $30 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Alpha Beta Gamma, Anthropology Club, Black Student Union, Business Club, Campus Ministry Club. Major annual events: Back to School Bash, Club Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center, child care. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Leon E. Butler Library with 24,927 books, 26,834 microform titles, 208 serials, 2,492 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.9 million. 341 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, NORTH CAMPUS J-7

6205 Main St.
Williamsville, NY 14221-7095
Tel: (716)851-1002
Admissions: (716)851-1588
Fax: (716)634-3802
Web Site: http://www.ecc.edu

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1946. Setting: 20-acre suburban campus with easy access to Buffalo. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3743 per student. Total enrollment: 5,641. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 1,856 applied, 91% were admitted. 12% from top 10% of their high school class, 76% from top half. Full-time: 3,779 students, 50% women, 50% men. Part-time: 1,862 students, 52% women, 48% men. Students come from 17 states and territories, 24 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 12% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 29% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters plus summer sessions. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, engineering science, occupational therapy programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Area resident tuition: $2900 full-time, $121 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $5800 full-time, $242 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5800 full-time, $242 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $320 full-time, $5 per credit hour part-time, $30 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Most popular organizations: APWA (American Public Works Association), Dental Hygiene Club, Environmental Awareness Club, Flame and Ice, Future Teachers. Major annual events: Holiday Charity Luncheon, Halloween Party, Christmas Party. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center, child care. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Richard R. Dry Memorial Library with 71,220 books, 50,216 microform titles, 359 serials, 8,084 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.9 million. 457 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, SOUTH CAMPUS K-7

4041 Southwestern Blvd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127-2199
Tel: (716)851-1003
Admissions: (716)851-1588
Fax: (716)648-9953
Web Site: http://www.ecc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1974. Setting: 20-acre suburban campus with easy access to Buffalo. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3743 per student. Total enrollment: 4,067. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 1,377 applied, 89% were admitted. 10% from top 10% of their high school class, 77% from top half. Full-time: 2,521 students, 42% women, 58% men. Part-time: 1,546 students, 47% women, 53% men. Students come from 19 states and territories, 4 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 20% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters plus summer sessions. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for computer technology program or dental laboratory technology. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Area resident tuition: $2900 full-time, $121 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $5800 full-time, $242 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5800 full-time, $242 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $320 full-time, $5 per credit hour part-time, $30 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 7 open to all. Most popular organizations: Habitat for Humanity, Honors Society, Phi Theta Kappa, Photo Club, Recreation Leadership Club. Major annual events: Christmas Party, Paczki Day, Halloween Party. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center, child care. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 57,029 books, 16,366 microform titles, 286 serials, 5,401 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.9 million. 434 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ EUGENE LANG COLLEGE THE NEW SCHOOL FOR LIBERAL ARTS N-34

65 West 11th St.
New York, NY 10011-8601
Tel: (212)229-5600; 877-528-3321
Admissions: (212)229-5665
Fax: (212)229-5355
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.lang.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Part of New School University. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1978. Setting: 5-acre urban campus. System endowment: $18 million. System-wide research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $6.4 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $8218 per student. Total enrollment: 985. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1,244 applied, 61% were admitted. 17% from top 10% of their high school class, 51% from top quarter, 87% from top half. Full-time: 939 students, 68% women, 32% men. Part-time: 46 students, 28% women, 72% men. Students come from 36 states and territories, 15 other countries, 68% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 4% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 4% 25 or older, 34% live on campus, 10% transferred in. Retention: 73% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: liberal arts/general studies. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Bank Street College of Education, Sarah Lawrence College. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, interview, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/1, 11/15 for early decision. Notification: 4/1, 12/15 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Comprehensive fee: $38,860 includes full-time tuition ($26,540), mandatory fees ($570), and college room and board ($11,750). College room only: $8750. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $976 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 10 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Union, Theater Club, student newspaper, literary journal, ethnic organizations. Major annual events: Open-Mike Readings, Talking Book Festival, New School Block Party. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, controlled dormitory access, 24-hour desk attendants in residence halls. 948 college housing spaces available; 266 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. Raymond Fogelman Library plus 2 others with 4.1 million books, 4.7 million microform titles, 22,150 serials, 48,379 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. System-wide operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.8 million. 934 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ EUGENIO MARíA DE HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK M-35

500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Tel: (718)518-4444
Admissions: (718)518-4406
Fax: (718)518-4256
Web Site: http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 8-acre urban campus. Endowment: $211,655. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.6 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4780 per student. Total enrollment: 4,340. 1,316 applied, 100% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 9% from top quarter, 25% from top half. Full-time: 2,917 students, 73% women, 27% men. Part-time: 1,423 students, 75% women, 25% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 91 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 58% Hispanic, 29% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 8% international, 54% 25 or older, 12% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript. Placement: CUNY Skills Assessment Tests required; SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. State resident tuition: $2500 full-time, $105 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3076 full-time, $130 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 30 open to all. Most popular organizations: Dominican Association, Puerto Rican Student Organization, Student Government Association, Black Student Union, Veterans Club. Major annual events: Graduation, ethnic weeks, Prom Social. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Hostos Community College Library with 56,100 books, 6,715 microform titles, 846 serials, 710 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $963,590. 800 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ EXCELSIOR COLLEGE L-25

7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159
Tel: (518)464-8500; 888-647-2388
Fax: (518)464-8777
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.excelsior.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees (offers only external degree programs). Founded 1970. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 28,464. Part-time: 27,844 students, 56% women, 44% men. Students come from 50 states and territories, 51 other countries, 90% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 16% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 97% 25 or older, 50% transferred in. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: liberal arts/general studies; business/marketing; health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: continuous. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, graduate courses open to undergrads.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for applicants to nursing program without certain health care experience. Option: electronic application. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. Tuition: $250 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $515 per year part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Major annual event: Commencement. College housing not available. Excelsior College Virtual Library with a Web page.

■ FARMINGDALE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK G-46

Route 110, 2350 Broadhollow Rd.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Tel: (631)420-2000; 877-4-FARMINGDALE
Admissions: (631)420-2457
Fax: (631)420-2633
Web Site: http://www.farmingdale.edu/

Description:

State-supported, 4-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 380-acre small town campus with easy access to New York City. Endowment: $2.8 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $306,344. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5740 per student. Total enrollment: 6,461. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 19:1. 4,115 applied, 61% were admitted. 2% from top 10% of their high school class, 11% from top quarter, 53% from top half. Full-time: 4,020 students, 36% women, 64% men. Part-time: 2,441 students, 51% women, 49% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 13 other countries, 0.01% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 13% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 28% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 9% transferred in. Retention: 74% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer and information sciences; engineering technologies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Required for some: portfolio. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time, $181 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,610 full-time, $442 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $907 full-time, $30.85 per credit part-time. College room and board: $9660. College room only: $5670. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 35 open to all. Most popular organizations: Liberal Arts Club, Campus Activities Board, Farmingdale Student Government, student radio station, Rambler Newspaper. Major annual events: Farewell to Farmingdale, Spring Fling. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access. 500 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. Greenley Hall with 125,000 books, 89,135 microform titles, 800 serials, 1,500 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $880,032. 950 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY N-34

Seventh Ave. at 27th St.
New York, NY 10001-5992
Tel: (212)217-7999
Free: 800-GOT-OFIT
Admissions: (212)217-7675
Fax: (212)217-7481
Web Site: http://www.fitnyc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1944. Setting: 5-acre urban campus. Endowment: $18.5 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5722 per student. Total enrollment: 10,381. Faculty: 918 (210 full-time, 708 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 3,498 applied, 41% were admitted. 13% from top 10% of their high school class, 45% from top quarter, 82% from top half. Full-time: 6,661 students, 85% women, 15% men. Part-time: 3,538 students, 82% women, 18% men. Students come from 51 states and territories, 60 other countries, 30% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 10% Hispanic, 7% black, 10% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 10% international, 28% 25 or older, 16% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 84% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; visual and performing arts; communications/journalism. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, portfolio for art and design programs. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/15, 11/15 for early action. Notification: continuous, 1/31 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $4350 full-time, $181 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $10,610 full-time, $442 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $420 full-time, $30 per term part-time. College room and board: $8409. College room only: $7519.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 60 open to all. Most popular organizations: Public Relations Student Society of America, Delta Epsilon Chi, Merchandising Society, Student Government. Major annual events: Freshman Fair, Semi-Formal Dinner Cruise, Clubs Carnival. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. 1,234 college housing spaces available; 1,209 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Gladys Marcus Library with 176,987 books, 4,796 microform titles, 467 serials, 177,801 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.5 million. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ FINGER LAKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE K-12

4355 Lakeshore Dr.
Canandaigua, NY 14424-8395
Tel: (585)394-3500
Fax: (585)394-5005
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.flcc.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 300-acre small town campus with easy access to Rochester. Total enrollment: 4,910. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 4,023 applied. Full-time: 2,599 students, 52% women, 48% men. Part-time: 2,311 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 6 states and territories, 3 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 32% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at the Rochester Area Colleges. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, therapeutic massage and integrative health care programs. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 8/31. Preference given to state residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2900 full-time, $117 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5800 full-time, $234 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $260 full-time, $7 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 45 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Charles Meder Library with 73,305 books, 464 serials, and an OPAC. 425 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ FIORELLO H. LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

31-10 Thomson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101-3071
Tel: (718)482-7200
Admissions: (718)482-5114
Fax: (718)482-5599
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.lagcc.cuny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of City University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 6-acre urban campus. Endowment: $351,000. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $6 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $7464 per student. Total enrollment: 13,489. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 3,606 applied, 100% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 21% from top quarter, 46% from top half. Full-time: 7,453 students, 63% women, 37% men. Part-time: 6,036 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 9 states and territories, 135 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 31% Hispanic, 17% black, 14% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 16% international, 40% 25 or older, 7% transferred in. Core. Calendar: modified semester. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Vassar College, other units of the City University of New York System. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $65. Area resident tuition: $3072 full-time, $120 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $5700 full-time, $190 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5700 full-time, $190 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $272 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 31 open to all. Most popular organizations: Latinos Unidos Club, Bangladesh Club, Dominican Club, Law Club. Major annual event: multicultural appreciation week. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College Library Media Resources Center plus 1 other with 121,631 books, 583,009 microform titles, 760 serials, 5,529 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $2.2 million. 997 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ FIVE TOWNS COLLEGE O-43

305 North Service Rd.
Dix Hills, NY 11746-6055
Tel: (631)424-7000
Fax: (631)656-2172
Web Site: http://www.fivetowns.edu/

Description:

Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1972. Setting: 40-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 1,162. Faculty: 109 (45 full-time, 64 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 713 applied, 77% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 25% from top quarter, 45% from top half. Full-time: 1,042 students, 38% women, 62% men. Part-time: 46 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 10 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 13% Hispanic, 19% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 10% live on campus. Retention: 74% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Long Island Regional Advisory Council for Higher Education.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.3 high school GPA, recommendations. Required for some: interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $24,350 includes full-time tuition ($14,100) and college room and board ($10,250). Room and board charges vary according to board plan and location. Part-time tuition: $585 per credit.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 7 open to all. Most popular organizations: concert choir, Live Audio Club, Dance Club, musical theatre, yearbook. Major annual events: Long Island Music Industry Conference, College Senior Picnic, L.I. Media Art Show. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 200 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. Five Towns College Library with 35,000 books, 565 serials, 6,500 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 110 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See Adelphi University.

■ FORDHAM UNIVERSITY M-35

441 East Fordham Rd.
Bronx, NY 10458
Tel: (718)817-1000
Free: 800-FOR-DHAM
Admissions: (718)817-4000
Fax: (718)367-9404
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fordham.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic (Jesuit), university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates (branch locations at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center). Founded 1841. Setting: 85-acre urban campus. Endowment: $307.2 million. Total enrollment: 14,664. Faculty: 1,326 (645 full-time, 681 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 15,225 applied, 50% were admitted. 39% from top 10% of their high school class, 75% from top quarter, 96% from top half. Full-time: 6,887 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 641 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 53 states and territories, 44 other countries, 44% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 11% Hispanic, 5% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 7% 25 or older, 60% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 90% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at University of San Francisco. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Naval (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early action, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview, SAT Subject Tests. Required for some: interview. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadlines: 1/15, 11/1 for early action. Notification: 4/1, 12/25 for early action.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $38,620 includes full-time tuition ($27,725) and college room and board ($10,895). College room only: $7260.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 133 open to all. Most popular organizations: United Student Government, Commuting Student Association, Residence Hall Association, Ambassador Program. Major annual events: Under the Tent Dance, Give a Child a Christmas, Spring Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, security at each campus entrance and at residence halls. Option: coed housing available. Walsh Library plus 3 others with 2.5 million books, 3.1 million microform titles, 15,943 serials, 20,550 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 1,400 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ FULTON-MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE J-22

2805 State Hwy. 67
Johnstown, NY 12095-3790
Tel: (518)762-4651
Fax: (518)762-6518
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fmcc.suny.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 195-acre rural campus. Endowment: $1.5 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $3800 per student. Total enrollment: 2,071. 1,375 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,404 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 667 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 20 other countries, 0.01% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 7% international, 27% 25 or older, 2% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters plus winter session. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at State University of New York College of Technology at Canton, State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program, radiologic technology. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/10. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $2925 full-time, $122 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5850 full-time, $244 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $205 full-time, $2 per credit hour part-time, $38 per term part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 30 open to all. Most popular organizations: Business Students' Association, Criminal Justice Club, WAU (We Are United), Ski Club. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Orientation. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: weekend and night security. College housing not available. Evans Library with 51,517 books, 4,844 microform titles, 143 serials, 1,041 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $337,848. 400 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ GAMLA COLLEGE O-34

1213 Elm Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Tel: (718)339-4747
Fax: (718)998-5766

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Calendar: semesters.

■ GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE J-9

1 College Rd.
Batavia, NY 14020-9704
Tel: (585)343-0055
Free: 800-CALL GCC
Fax: (585)345-4541
Web Site: http://www.genesee.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 256-acre small town campus with easy access to Buffalo. Endowment: $1.7 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $2784 per student. Total enrollment: 6,490. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 2,547 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 3,113 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 3,377 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 13 states and territories, 26 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 19% 25 or older, 5% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, physical therapy assistant, occupational therapy assistant, paralegal, respiratory care, dietetic technician programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: 1 recommendation. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to county residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $3200 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3600 full-time. Mandatory fees: $290 full-time. College room only: $4250.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa, DECA, Student Activities Council, Forum Players. Major annual events: Outdoor Festivals, Up All Night, Fashion Show. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 247 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Alfred C. O'Connell Library with 78,273 books, 11,667 microform titles, 332 serials, 4,729 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $452,417. 408 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ GLOBE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY N-34

291 Broadway, Second Floor
New York, NY 10007
Tel: (212)349-4330; 877-394-5623
Fax: (212)227-5920
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.globe.edu/

Description:

Proprietary, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $4543 per student. Total enrollment: 1,671. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 550 applied, 82% were admitted. Full-time: 1,655 students, 64% women, 36% men. Part-time: 16 students, 56% women, 44% men. Students come from 7 states and territories, 3% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 10% black, 35% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 63% 25 or older. Retention: 45% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; computer and information sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, interview. Required for some: SAT or ACT. Entrance: minimally difficult.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $8950 full-time, $370 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $136 full-time, $136 per year part-time. College room only: $3600.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. 100 college housing spaces available; 80 were occupied in 2003-04. Globe Institute of Technology's Library with 6,678 books, 1,237 serials, 60 audiovisual materials, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $231,500. 140 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ HAMILTON COLLEGE O-24

198 College Hill Rd.
Clinton, NY 13323-1296
Tel: (315)859-4011
Free: 800-843-2655
Admissions: (315)859-4421
Fax: (315)859-4124
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hamilton.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1812. Setting: 1,200-acre small town campus. Endowment: $596 million. Research spending for 2004 fiscal year: $1.2 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $19,590 per student. Total enrollment: 1,812. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 4,189 applied, 36% were admitted. 70% from top 10% of their high school class, 91% from top quarter, 99% from top half. 5 National Merit Scholars, 12 valedictorians. Full-time: 1,800 students, 50% women, 50% men. Part-time: 12 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 41 states and territories, 40 other countries, 64% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 4% black, 6% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 5% international, 1% 25 or older, 98% live on campus, 1% transferred in. Retention: 93% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; foreign languages and literature; English. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, double major, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study at Colgate University, Syracuse University, Utica College of Syracuse University. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, sample of expository prose. Recommended: interview. Entrance: very difficult. Application deadlines: 1/1, 11/15 for early decision. Notification: 4/1, 1/1 for early decision.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $41,660 includes full-time tuition ($33,150), mandatory fees ($200), and college room and board ($8310). College room only: $4460. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 80 open to all; national fraternities, local sororities; 29% of eligible men and 19% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: community service groups, Outing Club, student newspaper, club/intramural sports, performing arts groups. Major annual events: Fallcoming, Winter Carnival, Class and Charter Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access, student safety program. 1,750 college housing spaces available; 1,700 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through senior year. Option: coed housing available. Burke Library plus 3 others with 538,377 books, 419,461 microform titles, 3,585 serials, 52,051 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $3.3 million. 522 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Clinton, population 2,200, is a suburban community 10 miles southwest of Utica, population 75,600. The climate is temperate. Access via bus, rail, and air lines are through Utica. Nearby Kirkland has a library, five churches, an art center, a Chamber of Commerce, and civic, fraternal, and veteran's organizations. Hockey, skiing, camping, and ice skating are popular recreational activities in the area.

■ HARTWICK COLLEGE M-20

One Hartwick Dr.
Oneonta, NY 13820-4020
Tel: (607)431-4200; 888-HARTWICK
Admissions: (607)431-4150
Fax: (607)431-4138
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.hartwick.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1797. Setting: 425-acre small town campus with easy access to Albany. Endowment: $59.9 million. Total enrollment: 1,463. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 2,211 applied, 87% were admitted. 24% from top 10% of their high school class, 80% from top half. Full-time: 1,405 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 58 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 30 states and territories, 34 other countries, 35% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 4% 25 or older, 86% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 76% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences; business/marketing; visual and performing arts. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, part-time degree program, internships. Off campus study at State University of New York College at Oneonta, American University, Central University of Iowa, Syracuse University, The School for International Training. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, early decision, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, audition for music program. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, interview, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/15, 1/15 for early decision. Notification: 3/5.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Comprehensive fee: $34,490 includes full-time tuition ($26,480), mandatory fees ($530), and college room and board ($7480). College room only: $3940. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $883 per hour.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 60 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities. Most popular organizations: Student Union, student radio station, Student Senate, Hilltops, Cardboard Alley Players. Major annual events: Alumni Weekend, Parents' Weekend, Holiday Ball. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 1,100 college housing spaces available; 90 were occupied in 2003-04. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Stevens-German Library plus 1 other with 353,776 books, 8,291 microform titles, 571 serials, 6,171 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $538,710. 80 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Oneonta, population 14,000, is large enough to support industries and two colleges, and serves as a regional commerce center. Cooperstown is 20 miles away and attracts many people annually who discover Oneonta (home of the National Soccer Hall of Fame) and its restaurants, motels, bed and breakfasts, and who use its local parks and facilities for swimming, golf, fishing, skiing, and boating. Public transportation is available in town. Oneonta is on Interstate 88, a freeway that connects Albany, New York, and central-eastern Pennsylvania.

■ HELENE FULD COLLEGE OF NURSING OF NORTH GENERAL HOSPITAL N-34

1879 Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10035-2709
Tel: (212)423-1000
Web Site: http://www.helenefuld.edu/

Description:

Independent, 2-year, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees (program only open to licensed practical nurses). Founded 1945. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 363. 16 applied, 100% were admitted. Students come from 3 states and territories, 3% from out-of-state, 96% 25 or older. Core. Accelerated degree program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, interview, must be Licensed Practical Nurse, nursing exam, Nelson Denny Reading Test, math exam. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to all students admitted must be licensed practical nurses.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: security guard during open hours. College housing not available. 6,200 books, 82 serials, and 131 audiovisual materials. 24 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ HERKIMER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE J-20

Reservoir Rd.
Herkimer, NY 13350
Tel: (315)866-0300
Fax: (315)866-7253
Web Site: http://www.herkimer.edu

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 500-acre small town campus with easy access to Syracuse. Endowment: $1.7 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $2523 per student. Total enrollment: 3,477. Students come from 23 states and territories, 17 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 23% 25 or older, 25% live on campus. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for occupational therapy assistant, physical therapy assistant programs. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/20. Notification: continuous. Preference given to county residents.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 41 open to all. Most popular organizations: Criminal Justice Club, Travel Club, Student Senate, Physical Therapy Club. Major annual event: Arts and Crafts Show. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. Option: coed housing available. Herkimer County Community College Library with 70,000 books, 220 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $378,636. 222 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

■ HILBERT COLLEGE L-7

5200 South Park Ave.
Hamburg, NY 14075-1597
Tel: (716)649-7900
Fax: (716)649-0702
Web Site: http://www.hilbert.edu/

Description:

Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1957. Setting: 40-acre small town campus with easy access to Buffalo. Endowment: $2.9 million. Educational spending for 2005 fiscal year: $5640 per student. Total enrollment: 1,109. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. 423 applied, 94% were admitted. 4% from top 10% of their high school class, 17% from top quarter, 48% from top half. Full-time: 723 students, 59% women, 41% men. Part-time: 386 students, 69% women, 31% men. Students come from 6 states and territories, 2 other countries, 76% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 31% 25 or older, 10% live on campus, 14% transferred in. Retention: 83% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: recommendations, interview, SAT or ACT. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 9/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $20,480 includes full-time tuition ($14,300), mandatory fees ($600), and college room and board ($5580). College room only: $2400. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $332 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $13 per credit hour, $55 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Student Business and Accounting Association, SADD, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Criminal Justice Association. Major annual events: Quad Party, Fall Fest, Student Life Awards. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 134 college housing spaces available; 130 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. McGrath Library with 41,322 books, 22,089 microform titles, 12,300 serials, 1,066 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending for 2004 fiscal year: $381,684. 146 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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