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General info:(914) 251-6000
Financial aid office:(914) 251-6350
Admissions office:(914) 251-6300
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Tuition + Room (2011)
Instate: $6,829
Out-of-State: $15,879
Room & Board(on-campus): $11,058
Meals Per Week:19

UGrad Application Fee: $40
Grad Application Fee: $50

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:2620
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2011)
# of Undergrads: 4,942
# of Grad students: 128
Total Students: 5,070
44% Male, 56% Female

International: 2%
African-American: 5%
American Indian: 0%
Asian: 2%
Hispanic: 12%
Caucasian (non-hispan): 41%
Unknown: 34%

Financial Aid
83% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,556

84% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,845

29% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $1,731
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Public 4 year or above Institution
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Masters Colleges and Universities II

Admissions Requirements
Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Required
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits
HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %
31% men vs 35% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions
Number of Men Applicants: 3,410
Number of Women Applicants: 5,539
Number of Men Admitted: 1,064
Number of Women Admitted: 1,947

Student Services
Library On Campus
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Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus

Majors  Hide Majors
• Anthropology
• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Chemistry General
• Cinematography and Film/Video Production
• Commercial and Advertising Art
• Creative Writing
• Dance General
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Economics General
• English Literature (British and Commonwealth
• Fine and Studio Arts Management
• Foreign Languages Literatures and Linguistics Other
• History General
• Jazz/Jazz Studies
• Journalism
• Liberal Arts and Sciences General Studies and Humanities Other
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Mathematics General
• Music General
• Music Other
• Music Performance General
• Music Performance General Post-master's certificate
• Music Theory and Composition
• Painting
• Philosophy
• Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
• Playwriting and Screenwriting
• Political Science and Government General
• Printmaking
• Psychology General
• Sculpture
• Social Sciences Other
• Sociology
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
• Visual and Performing Arts General
• Voice and Opera
• Women's Studies
• Natural Resources/Conservation General

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