Five Towns College

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

124 Faculty Members | 5:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Five Towns College orchestrates a lifelong pursuit of learning that fosters a commitment to ethical, intellectual and social values. Dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching and scholarship, the College celebrates the worlds of music, media, business, teaching, the performing arts and the entertainment industry. By integrating rigorous academic inquiry, research and practical experience, the College prepares graduates to be articulate and imaginative participants in our democratic society.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$25,595

Out of state

$25,595
Graduate

In state

$25,370

Out of state

$25,370

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
96%
Did not receive aid
4%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 47.0% $5,676
State/local grants 62.0% $7,653
Institutional grants 91.0% $4,288
Loans 60.0% $4,394

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Music, General
  • Film/Cinema/Media Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business Administration and Management, General
      • A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making. Examples: [General Management], [Business Administration] See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Mass Communication/Media Studies
      • A program that focuses on the analysis and criticism of media institutions and media texts, how people experience and understand media content, and the roles of media in producing and transforming culture. Includes instruction in communications regulation, law, and policy; media history; media aesthetics, interpretation, and criticism; the social and cultural effects of mass media; cultural studies; the economics of media industries; visual and media literacy; and the psychology and behavioral aspects of media messages, interpretation, and utilization. Examples: [Media Studies] See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Computer Graphics
      • A program that focuses on the software, hardware, and mathematical tools used to represent, display, and manipulate topological, two-, and three-dimensional objects on a computer screen and that prepares individuals to function as computer graphics specialists. Includes instruction in graphics software and systems; digital multimedia; graphic design; graphics devices, processors, and standards; attributes and transformations; projections; surface identification and rendering; color theory and application; and applicable geometry and algorithms. See other colleges that offer this major
  • EDUCATION
    • Elementary Education and Teaching
      • A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Music Teacher Education
  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
      • A program that focuses on the general study of dramatic works and their performance. Includes instruction in major works of dramatic literature, dramatic styles and types, and the principles of organizing and producing full live or filmed productions. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Film/Cinema/Media Studies
      • A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/media arts, as well as the basic principles of filmmaking and film production. Examples: [Video Studies] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Music, General
      • A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media. See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Music, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Music Teacher Education
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

  • EDUCATION
    • Elementary Education and Teaching
      • A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Music Teacher Education
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Music, General
      • A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
47.0%
  • Apply 717
  • Accepted 337
  • Attend 156

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$35
Graduate
$35

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Recommended
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Recommended
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Required
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
31%
Male Students
69%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian50.16%
  2. Black17.72%
  3. Hispanic/Latino15.82%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities11.87%
  5. Asian2.06%
  6. Not Specified1.9%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.47%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

706

Undergraduate students

664

Graduate students

42

Attendance breakdown

Full time
95%
Part time
5%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
Female sports:
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Soccer
    • Basketball
    • Female

    • Soccer
    • Volleyball
    • Basketball
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