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Five Towns College is a proprietary institution that was founded in 1972. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 869, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 35 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Five Towns College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $20,170 (2012-13).
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The most popular undergraduate degrees include our Bachelor of Music (Mus.B.) in Jazz/Commercial Music (with concentrations in Performance, Audio Recording, Music Business, Composition and Songwriting and Musical Theatre), Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Theater Arts or Film/Video Production, Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Mass Communication (concentrations in Broadcasting or Journalism) and Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) in Business Management (concentrations include Audio Recording Technology and Music Business). Through its Education division, it awards the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Elementary Education (grades 1-6) and the Bachelor of Music (Mus.B.) in Music Education (grades K-12).
|School type||proprietary, coed college|
When applying to Five Towns College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early decision deadline is October 15. The application fee at Five Towns College is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 40.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||40.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Five Towns College is 9:1, and the school has 45.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Five Towns College include: Visual and Performing Arts; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Education.
|4-year graduation rate||34%|
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Five Towns College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 869, with a gender distribution of 70 percent male students and 30 percent female students. At this school, 20 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 80 percent of students live off campus.
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|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Five Towns College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health insurance. Five Towns College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Five Towns College, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Five Towns College.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$20,170 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$12,800 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data