The Five Towns College campus in Dix Hills, Long Island, NY, is equipped with the latest in educational technology. It has a wide variety of campus facilities that support the College’s instructional programs, student services, and extracurricular activities across audio, music, business, computer graphics, mass communication, theatre arts and other programs.
Long Island’s North Shore
Located in Suffolk County on Long Island’s North Shore, the College offers students the opportunity to study in a beautiful suburban environment. Abundant leisure activities and interesting resources exist nearby. Students are encouraged to venture off-campus and explore the thriving metropolis of New York City. Day trips to the East End, the Hamptons, Long Island Museum, and nearby beaches, as well as shops, restaurants and musical venues are just some of the exciting ways students can relax on weekends and take a break from their studies. Enjoying concerts at Jones Beach, performances at The Paramount in Huntington, shopping in the local Walt Whitman Mall and strolling in the Town of Huntington offer students leisure activities within a half hour car ride away.
Nearby New York, NY
The short train ride from either Farmingdale or Huntington to New York’s Penn Station brings students into Manhattan, the Media Capital of the World, and home to the top entertainment groups, performers and world-class institutions in the country. There, students can network and learn from expert minds in their respective fields, including Broadway opportunities. It is an experience unique to New York area institutions and should not be overlooked.
The campus at Five Towns College in Long Island has everything students need to be successful in the classroom. Students enrolled in our audio recording technology program can take advantage of our professional audio recording studios, while mass communication program students get hands-on experience inside our industry standard radio station, WFTU, film editing and producing, and television studios. Five Towns College also offers students access to a Performing Arts Center and a smaller, intimate Studio Theater that plays host to outstanding student performances and musical concerts, top-notch computer labs, a library that boasts thousands of books, music, films and databases, as well as impressive residence halls and student life.
The Center for Applied Music boasts new practice rooms, too. The Interactive Computer Graphics program introduced a whole new industry standard animation and 3-D graphic lab/classroom. New upgrades to the College Library, Student Success Center, Computer Labs and Administrative Offices have demonstrated the College’s ongoing commitment to excellence and growth. The on-campus activities and facilities, together with new social and professional relationships, will make for a rewarding and inspiring college experience.