Dowling College

Dowling College

Dowling College is a private, coeducational college with main campuses located in Oakdale, Shirley, and Melville, Suffolk County, New York, United States. It was established in 1955 as an extension of Adelphi College. In 1968, the College became an independent institution and was renamed to Dowling College after its chief benefactor, Robert Dowling, a well-known city planner, philanthropist, and aviator. Dowling College grants admission to more than 6,000 students every year.

Dowling College is organized into the following schools:

  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • School of Aviation
  • School of Education
  • Townsend School of Business

Dowling College's sports teams are called the Golden Lions. The official mascot is the Golden Lion. The College offers baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, and tennis to men. The College offers basketball, cross country, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball to women.

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Computer And Information Sciences, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, And Curriculum Supervision
Special Education And Teaching, General
Education/Teaching Of The Gifted And Talented
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Medical Microbiology And Bacteriology
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Psychology, General
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science And Technology, General
Aviation/Airway Management And Operations
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Graphic Design
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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