Western Suffolk BOCES

Overview of Western Suffolk BOCES

Western Suffolk BOCES can be found in Northport, NY (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Western Suffolk BOCES.

Western Suffolk BOCES Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 443 students were enrolled in Western Suffolk BOCES.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Western Suffolk BOCES, a regional educational service agency, will provide quality, efficient, shared programs and services to school districts, their students, parents and communities. Our mission is to expand educational opportunities and alternatives enabling learners to achieve their potential."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Western Suffolk BOCES

Western Suffolk BOCES
152 Laurel Hill Rd
Northport , NY 11768

Western Suffolk BOCES Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine59licensed practical nurse
Beauty and Cosmetology48cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care
Medical Support and Technology30surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech
Mechanics and Repair14aircraft maintenance

Number of programs and degrees for Western Suffolk BOCES in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years482
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1034

Western Suffolk BOCES Student Body

In 2007-2008, Western Suffolk BOCES had a total enrollment of 443 students (601 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 46%
Black 14%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 29%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 9%
22-24 10%
25-29 11%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%

Western Suffolk BOCES Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 23 %

Western Suffolk BOCES Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Northport, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Western Suffolk BOCES Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Western Suffolk BOCES participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1014700)

Western Suffolk BOCES Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Western Suffolk BOCES Highlights

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What Sets Western Suffolk BOCES Apart:

Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Western Suffolk BOCES Number of students
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Western Suffolk BOCES Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 18%Western Suffolk BOCES % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Western Suffolk BOCES % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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