With a wooded 604-acre campus centrally located on Long Island, the nation's 16th largest population center, Old Westbury offers the best of both worlds - a quiet atmosphere dedicated to learning yet just 20 miles from the heart of New York City.
Old Westbury offers more than 40 degree opportunities, all well-respected and many with prospects for students to engage in the real-world while they pursue their studies. Among the offered degrees are Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Professional Studies, Master of Science in Accounting.
The Old Westbury curriculum is carefully designed to enable students to compete in the global economy or to pursue further studies at the finest graduate and professional schools. Although all students focus on a major program of study, the College believes it is equally important for students to acquire a broad base of general knowledge and to develop strong analytical and creative skills.
Finance and Business Economics Department
Through a course of study leading to a B.S. in Finance, the faculty of the Finance and Business Economics Department work to develop each student's analytical skills in the areas of investment analysis, financial market analysis, financial management, and global financial markets.
Students, upon completion of the program, are qualified for positions in commercial banking, research positions in investment banks, entry-level corporate treasury functions, central banking, and the brokerage business.