Dowling College : Profile

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150 Idle Hour Blvd
Oakdale, NY 11769
Location: Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Get a snapshot of Dowling College with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Dowling College is an independent comprehensive educational institution in the liberal arts tradition whose mission is to provide our students with a well-rounded education based upon innovative teaching, informed and engaging research, and a commitment to democratic citizenship with a community service component. We foster an open and supportive learning environment that is based upon collaboration between a committed and supportive expert faculty and a student body diverse in its interests, beliefs, culture, ethnicity, and geographic origin. We recognize learning as a lifetime endeavor, particularly as it relates to globalization. The college upholds its educational mission through teaching, learning and research in the arts, sciences and professions such as education, business and aviation, and by providing members of the community and Dowling alumni with opportunities for continuing education.

School Characteristics

Student Population
29500 per year

Length of Study: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 2453
Retention Rate: 68%
Graduation Rate: 491

School Accreditation

National: No
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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