Suffolk County Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Suffolk County Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 26,830 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1959 and is the only college located in Selden, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
67
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are offered at Suffolk County Community College.

Suffolk County Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 67 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Nursing, Business, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
69%
Bad
It is important 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 normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Suffolk County Community College is relatively low at 69% (below New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
25 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Suffolk County Community College is very low - 27%. About 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Suffolk County Community College is reasonable: 25:1. Learn more details on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,000
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - around $9,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Suffolk County Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $800; which totals $10,000 per year.

Read the details about Suffolk County 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) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Suffolk County Community College is $40.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Suffolk County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (631) 451-4110 or check Suffolk County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Suffolk County Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Suffolk 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 present there is no on-campus housing at Suffolk County Community College.

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

Suffolk County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Suffolk County Community College, 533 College Rd, Selden, New York 11784-2899, USA
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