Genesee Community College

Tel: (585)343-0055
6,890 students
Public institution
Genesee Community College is a public, open admission, learner-centered college. The college community values diversity and welcomes all who can benefit as they seek to attain their educational, career and personal goals. Dedicated to meeting the changing needs of individuals and their community, Genesee Community College commits to providing educational experiences which promote educational and social growth, workforce and economic development, and global citizenship. Genesee Community College is an innovative leader, excelling in the provision of educational and cultural opportunities, advanced technologies, service to the region, and linkages to the world.
School Highlights
Genesee Community College serves 6,890 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Genesee Community College is the only community colleges within Genesee County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Greece (25.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 177 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
College Genesee 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 177 staff
61 staff
Genesee Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,890 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 109% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,890 students 1,315 students
Genesee Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
Genesee Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,182 students
815 students
Genesee Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,708 students
1,061 students
Genesee Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Genesee Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Genesee Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Genesee Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Genesee Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Genesee Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Genesee Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Genesee Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Genesee Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Genesee 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. 0.42 0.70
Genesee Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,050 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,650 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,050 $5,590
Genesee Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,650 $10,086
Genesee Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 389 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Genesee Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Genesee Community College opened in September of 1967, and moved to its permanent campus in January of 1972. The main campus is located northeast of Batavia near the New York State Thruway. Genesee's buildings are connected to form a mall-like, all-indoor college campus with ample parking, playing fields and tennis courts on College grounds. Fifty-seven classrooms, laboratories and computer labs, TV, video, photography and art studios, a 75,000-volume library, a learning center, student lounges, conference rooms, administration offices, a cafeteria, a child-care center; a fitness center, a health center, a gymnasium and a pool are all housed under one massive roof. The College is located outside the Upstate New York city of Batavia and nestled amid the scenic villages and farmland of the Genesee Region. Our main campus is located on 240 acres of gently rolling land situated in the quiet countryside. We offer day and evening classes at our Campus Centers located in Albion, Arcade, Lakeville, Warsaw and Dansville. Although we're a small college (about 4,000 full-time and part-time students) we've been able to bring to Genesee many of the top-notch programs you'd ordinarily expect to see only at large universities.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,622 per year for in-state students and $10,281 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,958 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 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New York is SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.