Corning Community College

Tel: (607)962-9011
4,620 students
Public institution
Corning Community College offers an extensive yet affordable range of educational, cultural, and social opportunities to a diverse population of full-time and part-time learners. We focus on student achievement by stressing quality teaching and personal attention. Our emphasis on high standards of quality and technological advancement provides a flexible learning environment in which students are prepared for a life of service to their professions and their communities in a globally interdependent society. We promote intellectual and personal growth, meet the educational needs of the community through transfer, career, certificate, and training programs, and enhance economic development.
School Highlights:
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Corning Community College serves 4,620 students (49.74% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.
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Corning Community College is the only community colleges within Steuben County, NY.
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The nearest community college is Elmira Business Institute (13.69 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Corning Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 138 staff
61 staff
Corning Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,620 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 54% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,620 students 1,294 students
Corning Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
21:1
Corning Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,298 students
822 students
Corning Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,322 students
1,025 students
Corning Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Corning Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Corning Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Corning Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
12%
Corning Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
79%
57%
Corning Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
11%
3%
Corning Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Corning Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.17 0.53
Corning Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,611 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,681 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,611 $5,694
Corning Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,681 $10,252
Corning Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Corning Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1956 by the Corning-Painted Post School District, CCC began modestly in a scattering of old buildings in the city of Corning. Today, we encompass a 550-acre main campus on Spencer Hill with a complex of eight buildings plus an observatory and planetarium. We've also expanded our vision to provide services at a variety of off-campus sites throughout Steuben, Chemung and Schuyler counties. Students from age 16 to 70 attend CCC and take courses in 48 different degree and certificate programs leading to careers or transfer to further education. Many doctors, engineers, lawyers, nurses, business people, teachers, technologists and even an astronaut have begun at CCC. Currently, approximately 3,300 full-time equivalent (FTE) students are enrolled, representing 5,000-6,000 students taking our fully accredited credit offerings. Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college, enhance your current job skills, or begin a career Corning Community College is the smart choice. CCC provides an excellent educational foundation at an affordable price, and students may attend on either a full-time or part-time basis, depending on individual need. Our unique programs, comfortable learning environment, and dedicated faculty and student support staff create a campus community that enhances the learning experience for each student.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,669 per year for in-state students and $9,627 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,172 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 65%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in New York is Bramson ORT College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.