Local Atmosphere

Location
Old Westbury, NY
Undergrads
4,017
Tuition
$29,700
Admission Difficulty
Average
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5 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Typical New York City atmosphere. Fast paced, great spots for activities and a lot of people.

3 Recent Alumnus

Local Atmosphere: Lots of things to do but you really need a car.

3 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: There is alot to do off of campus, such as local malls, and parks. There is also many places to eat and hang out with friends. However, I do not get to experience those things because I do not drive to school and depend on the bus to take me place to place. However, there is many things to do. There is a school right next to the campus, and another school not too far away. These three institutes do keep in contact and are close with each other.

3 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: its located in a very rich part of Nassau. also right next door to CW Post

4 College Freshman

Local Atmosphere: As long as you have enough time to travel 15 minutes from school there are plenty of things to do. My friends and I love to go out to eat and then go to the mall. That's what many students do when they have a lot if time to kill they usually go to one of the two malls by my school. There is also a park that I go to by the mall that is nice to go for a walk and relax a bit before class. I feel safe in many places off campus especially at the Broadway mall since I always see security around and nothing bad usually happens at that mall. Many people have a good attitude around campus and off.

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Student Polls

Rate the local atmosphere on the following topics    Based on 26 responses

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  • Cost of living
  • Dining
  • Friendliness of locals toward students
  • Museums/cultural attractions
  • Nightlife
  • Parking
  • Parks and recreation
  • Professional sports
  • Safety
  • Scenery
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

What is the local atmosphere like at your school?    Based on 26 responses

  • 8% Painfully remote.
  • 12% In or near a big city, but there's not much to do off campus.
  • 27% Small town with plenty of charm.
  • 31% Vibrant college town. There's no big city, but there are plenty of things to do off campus.
  • 23% City living at its finest. There's always something fun and interesting going on.

What is the proximity to other universities? Is there much interaction?    Based on 26 responses

  • 0% There aren't any nearby schools.
  • 35% There are nearby schools, but students do NOT interact much.
  • 65% There are nearby schools that students often interact with.

Can you see yourself living here after graduation?    Based on 25 responses

  • 24% No way.
  • 36% Maybe, if I could find a good job.
  • 40% Totally.

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