Rockland Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Rockland Community College is a large two-year, public school with 7,180 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1932 and is the only school located in Suffern, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
45
Fair
Rockland Community College will give you the opportunity to obtain a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Rockland Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 45 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
68%
Bad
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 positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Rockland Community College is relatively low at 68% (below New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Rockland Community College is low: 33%. Roughly 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at RCC is reasonable, 23:1. Learn more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,000
Low
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - around $8,600 a year. The additional fees at Rockland Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $400; this makes it a total of $9,000 per year.

Read the details about Rockland 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 school might accept 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 RCC is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Rockland Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (845) 574-4000 or check Rockland Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Rockland Community College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at RCC, 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 present there is no on-campus housing at Rockland Community College.

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

Rockland Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Rockland Community College, 145 College Rd, Suffern, New York 10901-3699, USA
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