About Five Towns College
If you’re serious about music, business, multi-media and the performing arts, Five Towns College can elevate your unique talents and get you where you want to be. Dedicated to educating creative students for almost 50 years, Five Towns College is located in a thriving neighborhood near the Big Apple and the Twin Forks of Long Island. Five Towns College offers degree programs that will hone your skills with hands-on coursework, engaged faculty of professionals and major-related work opportunities. Embark on your journey forward, realize your educational goals and pursue your creative interests.
Five Towns College is a private college in Long Island, dedicated to providing a top education to musicians, artists, movie producers, performers and a larger community of diverse creatives.
Five Towns College Offers:
- A creative community of faculty, staff and students.
- A thriving neighborhood just an hour from New York City.
- A challenging, hands-on education to prepare you for success.
- A seasoned faculty dedicated to growing your talents.
- Career opportunities and connections that fit our student’s different interests and majors.
- A beautiful campus with four residence halls and on-campus dining options.
Experience Five Towns College
Located in the Half Hollow Hills of Long Island, halfway from the Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, our New York area college occupies an incredible position centrally located in Suffolk County. Five Towns College is only one hour from New York City, the entertainment and media capital of the world, and one hour from the esteemed East End, where celebrities and entertainers call their summer retreats in the Hamptons and the North Fork. No other private college or performing arts college offers a location like this.
Four residence halls allow students to live on campus while exploring their college years in a creative community. Five Towns College is home to an attentive staff, diverse group of talented students and a faculty of actively engaged professionals.
Five Towns College History
Inspired by the love of music and business acumen of the founders, Stanley Cohen and Lorraine Kleinman Cohen, Five Towns College was truly created by the driving passion of music educators and its legacy lives on.
Founded in 1972, Five Towns College is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian institution of higher education regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), approved and recognized by the New York State Education Department and authorized to confer bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. Five Towns College is also an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the Music Teacher Education Division is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). This New York area college offers an energizing experience that embraces creativity and passion for the arts and music.
During the last five decades, the College has amassed an unprecedented roster of accomplished educators who are unwavering in their commitment to students’ futures. As a result, many of the College’s graduates have gone on to illustrious careers at some of the most respected companies in the music, media and film industry.
Your Education at Five Towns College
Almost 50 years later, creative students at Five Towns College attend a higher education institution that respects their passion, diversity, uniqueness and motivation to pursue their talents, develop complementary skills, and explore the entertainment industry to its fullest. While academic success is the college’s priority, opportunities permit students to develop expertise in the areas of music, business, film and television production, music teacher education, multi-media, and the performing arts.
Five Towns College offers refreshing and immersive curricula that attracts a wide array of talented, creative, and diverse students who possess the desire and initiative to learn as much as they can from top educators in their respective fields. At Five Towns College, distinguished faculty strive to create a stimulating educational environment. They put the interests of their students at the forefront of their college experience.
Make your college years extraordinary! Pursue an enriching and dynamic educational experience in a unique cultural environment where creativity is at the core of our business, music, multi-media and performing arts college-right here in the heart of Long Island!
Five Towns College is the perfect fit for you. Our residence halls fill up early.
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