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Western Suffolk BOCES is a public institution situated in Northport, New York. The suburban atmosphere of Northport makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

30 Undergraduate Degrees

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Western Suffolk BOCES Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Western Suffolk BOCES.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#124 Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Western Suffolk BOCES?


Contact details for Western Suffolk BOCES are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 152 Laurel Hill Rd, Northport, NY 11768
Phone: 631-261-3600

How Do I Get Into Western Suffolk BOCES?

You can apply to Western Suffolk BOCES online at:

Western Suffolk BOCES has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Western Suffolk BOCES?

76% Take Out Loans
7.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Western Suffolk BOCES, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $6,914 a year. That adds up to $27,656 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Western Suffolk BOCES is 7.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Western Suffolk BOCES Undergraduate Student Diversity

253 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 308 undergraduate students at Western Suffolk BOCES, with 253 being full-time and 55 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 253 full-time undergraduates at Western Suffolk BOCES, 53% are male and 47% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Western Suffolk BOCES students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 55
White 152
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 15

Online Learning at Western Suffolk BOCES

0 Took All Classes Online

Western Suffolk BOCES Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 30 30
TOTAL 30 30


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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