Nassau Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Nassau Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 21,560 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1959 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Garden City, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are offered at Nassau Community College.

Nassau Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Criminal Justice, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Nassau Community College student retention rate is fair at 72% (close to New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Nassau Community College is low - 30%. About 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Nassau Community College is reasonably decent, 20:1. Read more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,700
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - about $9,100 a year. The additional fees at Nassau Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $600; this makes it a total of $9,700 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Nassau Community College is $50.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Nassau Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (516) 572-7501 or check Nassau Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Nassau Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Nassau 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
Yes
At present there is no on-campus housing at Nassau Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Nassau Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Nassau Community College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Nassau Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Nassau Community College, One Education Dr, Garden City, New York 11530-6793, USA
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