Dowling College

150 Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale, NY 11769-1999

About Dowling College

Dowling College is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,365
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time53%
 % Part-time47%
Race/Ethnicity% White55.9%
 % Black6.8%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino7.3%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown22.3%
 % International student6%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted86%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled28%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$24,890
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,890
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid91%
 % Undergraduates with Loans73%
 % Undergraduates with Grants87%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,770
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$17,451
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,842
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,100
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,100

Neighborhood Data for the Oakdale Area

Median Age43.7
Median Household Income$91,667
Total Population7,423
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.4% 51.6%
 Age 0-955.1%44.9%
 Age 10-1747.9%52.1%
 Age 18-2457.3%42.7%
 Age 25-2965.1%34.9%
 Age 30-3954.3%45.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White94.9%
 % Black0.5%
 % Asian3.8%
 % Latino4.3%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,770
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$17,451
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,329
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $500100.0%19.0%0.0%
 $500 to $7490.0%6.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%0.0%0.0%
 Over $10000.0%74.9%100.0%
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