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Five Towns College: Your Time to Shine

Creative Students! Imagine you are on stage . . . whether it is the main, center, or backstage, at Five Towns College (FTC), you are part of a creative team!

At FTC you are constantly creating content for Audio, Business plans, Film scripts, Media Arts characters/graphics, Broadcasting, Music, Theatrical plays and more. College life is about realizing that when the spotlight is on, you not only get the attention you need but the audience you deserve. It’s your time to shine at FTC - the creative center of Long Island!

Celebrating 50 years, FTC is dedicated to creative students. The strength of a specialized college with a mission focused on a creative learning community helps students develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies to pursue careers in the performing arts, audio and music, multi-media and communications, filmmaking, business, and the teaching professions.

FTC is not only regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education but also possesses recognition in the arts. FTC is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Association of Schools of Theatre, and the Teacher Education Division is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. This recognition is sought after by specialized institutions and makes FTC stand out front.

All first-class amenities college-bound seniors expect can be found here, including modern residence halls and athletic facilities, computer labs, film and television studios, audio/sound stages, broadcast facilities, and theatres. Moreover, the institution is proud of its esteemed and accomplished faculty, and an average student to faculty ratio of just 12 to 1.

Five Towns College has the lowest tuition of any private residential college on Long Island and offers competitive financial aid packages based on need, talent, and merit. FTC has demonstrated its commitment to Long Island and NYS with a generous scholarship program that benefits 95 percent of its students.

The FTC Summer High School Scholars program for 10th, 11th and 12th graders covers full tuition for accepted students. Apply today! The Graduate and Doctoral Fellowship Performance Initiative offers opportunities to perform in large ensembles and graduate degrees with funded scholarships, too.

Artists and Scholars from all over the world come to FTC’s creative community. They share their passion and unique talents as musicians, actors, audio recording specialists, filmmakers, artists, broadcasters, music teachers. They work collaboratively across all disciplines.

FTC advisors support your journey. Career Center professionals prepare you for the real world. Internships and professional networking are available. The Counseling Center supports your personal growth. Tutoring is offered, too.

There is still time to enroll for the Fall 2023! Visit to learn more!


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