Schenectady County Community College: Review & Facts

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Schenectady County Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,675 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1967 and is one of the 5 colleges and schools located in Schenectady, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at Schenectady County Community College.

SCCC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Culinary, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
55%
The rate of student retention at Schenectady County Community College is low at 55% (way below New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Schenectady County Community College is very low: 23%. Approximately 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at SCCC is quite disappointing: 32:1. Learn more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,200
Average tuition cost is low, $6,800 annually. The additional fees at SCCC (not included in tuition costs) are about $400; this totals $7,200 per year.

Read the details about Schenectady County Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Schenectady County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (518) 381-1200 or check Schenectady County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Schenectady County Community College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Schenectady County Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Schenectady County Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Schenectady County Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Schenectady County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Schenectady County Community College, 78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, New York 12305, USA
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