Five Towns College

2014 Quick Stats
305 N. Service Road

Dix Hills, NY 11746-5871

Phone: (631) 424-7000
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
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RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Colleges (North)

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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).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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).

General Information

School type proprietary, coed college
Year founded 1972
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


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.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 40.9%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

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.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
4-year graduation rate 34%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 44%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 41%
Education 15%

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Student Life

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.

Total enrollment 899
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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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

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Tuition and fees $20,170 (2012-13)
Room and board $12,800 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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