New York Community Colleges

There are 104 community colleges located throughout New York (47 public colleges and 57 private colleges), serving 431,414 students.
For New York community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,444 per year for in-state students and $8,510 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,085 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 69% (view national acceptance rates).
New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 52% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 27:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NY) School Average
Asian
6%
Hispanic
19%
Black
17%
White
48%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
4%
Unknown
5%
NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

New York Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
January 14, 2017
Even more midnight classes are launching at community college campuses across the country this year, in hopes of working around the demanding schedules of their students.
January 14, 2017
A new report by the American Institutes for Research shows that some states are paying billions of dollars on community college students who drop out before earning a degree or certification.
January 14, 2017
Learn about a Governor’s Investment in Aerospace grant that will help 13 Washington community colleges develop training programs for the aerospace industry.