Long Island University - Westchester

12 reviews
  1. Purchase, NY
  2. 4 Year
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Long Island University - Westchester is ...
Private not-for-profit
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Address
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577

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National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

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After Long Island University - Westchester

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
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47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
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83%

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Reviews

12 reviews
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I have attended a few colleges/universities and I have to say I am most disappointed in the over-all experience. I have had no luck with my internship, which is mandated by the State of New York Higher Education. I was told (and other students as well) that it is my responsibility to find an internship. In the meantime, when contacting organizations or psychology based companies, I was told they do not deal with the students, but only deal with the school. I found two internships that have nothing to do with my major and after two semesters, have only accrued 1/2 of the first set of hours! In order to remain in school, I had to take 3 courses (as electives) in addition to the required coursework . . . . just to remain in school so I could "work for free" through my internship. I probably will not gain the necessary or required "internship experience" needed to find a job in the field, and I am now well over budget in the anticipated student loans borrowing process. I cannot work because I have to put in 20-25 hours per week for an internship, but I cannot drop out of school and get a job that is not in my field (because I won't be able to graduate)! It is a catch 22 and I am not feeling hopeful that I will ever get out of this mess! All I can say is, ASK LOTS OF QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNSHIPS REQUIRED BY THE STATE AND SCHOOL AND MAKE SURE YOU LOOK WELL IN ADVANCE. I searched about 6 months prior to when I thought I would be starting and it was not enough time! Also, stay away from Mental Health Counseling AND Marriage and Family Therapy, and focus on getting a degree in Social Work. Depending on your state and region of the country, research, research and research some more as to which degree is in demand, where you can get an internship, which specialty (if any) you are looking to focus in, and make sure there will be jobs after you graduate (during the temporary licensing period prior to taking the state test and pursuing your permanent state license.
  • College Senior
  • 9 months ago
This is my second Masters. Disappointed in the support and assistance with internship, which has now caused me to push up graduation one whole year. I believe it is the school's responsibility (at the cost of education these days) to provide strong internship leads so that students are not left fending for themselves and ultimately, not gaining the appropriate experience necessary to break out into this difficult job market. A blended education is critical these days!
  • College Junior
  • Sep 26 2014