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Five Towns College: Long Island’s Creative College

Known as Long Island’s Creative College, Five Towns College is celebrating 50 years of excellence! As a specialized institution of higher education with a mission focused on creative learning, this speaks volumes. Here, students develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to pursue careers in:

  • Recording Technology, plus NEW Graduate M.P.S. in Sound Recording Technology

  • Business Management

  • Film and Television

  • Interactive Media Arts

  • Mass Communication

  • Music Performance/Teacher Education

  • Theatre Arts

Five Towns College is specially designed for students who enjoy being actively engaged in their passion. The esteemed faculty respects students’ creative abilities and nurtures their talents in classroom settings that average a faculty to student ratio of 13:1. Students benefit from the experience of critically acclaimed actors, design and technology experts, musicians, movie producers and accomplished cinematographers, published writers, talented educators, and professionals in many related fields. Furthermore, students enjoy professional training on industry standard equipment in real world settings that are designed to prepare them for a rewarding career.

Beyond its academic disciplines, Five Towns College supports students in so many ways:

Private and Affordable

Five Towns College has the lowest tuition of any private college on Long Island and offers competitive financial aid packages based on need, talent and merit. It is committed to improving the lives of Long Islanders and has demonstrated this with a generous scholarship program that benefits 95 percent of its students.

Beautiful, Suburban Campus

Five Towns College offers all the first-class amenities that college-bound seniors expect. From modern residence halls and athletic facilities, to computer labs, film and television studios, audio/sound stages, broadcast facilities, and theatres — these are all here, close to home. The campus is centrally located in the heart of Long Island, New York, just an hour by car or train to NYC.

A Vibrant Creative Community

From near and far, students are drawn to Five Towns’ creative community of artists and scholars. They share their unique talents as musicians, actors, audio recording specialists, filmmakers, digital artists, broadcasters, music teachers, performers and more.

Active Campus Life

Campus life is energizing with an active Student Government and Residence Hall Associations, as well as USCAA Division II Sound Athletics men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, volleyball and cross-country teams. The Sound Men’s Soccer team and the Sound Women’s Basketball teams have both claimed recent championships in the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC). Esports is also very popular on campus for online gamers!

Local High School and Graduate Initiatives

Five Towns’ Summer High School Scholars program is available to high schoolers. See IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR PARENTS for details. The Graduate and Doctoral Fellowship Performance Initiative offers Music Educators and Performers the opportunity to play in large ensembles and earn graduate degrees with funded scholarships, too.

A Broad Range of Academic, Career & Support Services

Career Center professionals prepare you for that big interview or career break. The Counseling Center supports your personal growth and tutoring is available, if needed.


Five Towns College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Association of Schools of Theatre. The Teacher Education Division is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Learn More about Five Towns College

Scan the code below or RSVP to the next Open House. Study what you love and pursue a career you will enjoy. For 50 years, Five Towns College has shown how one campus with one mission focuses on helping its students succeed. Learn why students say, “Five Towns College . . . is My College!” Go to FTC.EDU

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR PARENTS – High School Students Can Experience FTC During the Summer!!

Scholarships are available for 10th, 11th and 12th graders in the Summer High School Scholars Program! Plus, 11th and 12th graders can earn up to 6 college credits! Find out more by encouraging them to explore the Summer High School Scholars Program! Go to for more details and apply today!


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