Niagara County Community College

3111 Saunders Settlement Rd
Sanborn, NY 14132
Tel: (716)614-6222
6,478 students
Public institution
The mission of Niagara County Community College is to provide the people of the Niagara region with a teaching and learning environment dedicated to excellence. Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining the hallmark of student centeredness, accessibility, comprehensiveness, collegiality, community partnership and lifelong learning.
School Highlights
Niagara County Community College serves 6,478 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Niagara County Community College is the only community colleges within Niagara County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst (8.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 211 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
College Niagara County Community College Community College Avg.
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 211 staff
62 staff
Niagara County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,478 has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,478 students 1,371 students
Niagara County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Niagara County Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,994 students
779 students
Niagara County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,484 students
1,083 students
Niagara County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Niagara County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Niagara County Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
Niagara County Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Niagara County Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
7%
15%
Niagara County Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
86%
49%
Niagara County Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Niagara County Community College More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Niagara County Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Niagara County 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. 0.25 0.70
Niagara County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,274 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,106 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,274 $5,664
Niagara County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,106 $10,360
Niagara County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
90%
Niagara County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • NCCC was created in 1962 and took its name from the County of Niagara, its local sponsor. The original campus was located in downtown Niagara Falls and its main building was the former Nabisco Shredded Wheat plant. The current campus, which opened in 1973, is an example of sound planning. Approximately 5,000 students are enrolled in credit programs and thousands more take advantage annually of the College\'s extensive credit-free courses, short-term vocational programs, online education, and cultural and events. Niagara County Community College is centrally located in Niagara County on a beautiful 287-acre rural campus. NCCC ranks among the top schools in the SUNY system for student success. Our placement rates at four-year institutions—and in the job market—are exceptional. With more than 40 degree and certificate programs, Niagara County Community College offers a wide range of courses to help you on your way to an exciting and rewarding career. NCCC is authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to award the Associate in Arts Degree (AA), the Associate in Science Degree (AS), the Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) and the Associate in Occupational Science Degree (AOS) to regularly matriculated students upon successful completion of curriculum requirements. Niagara County Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,961 per year for in-state students and $9,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,239 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 69%. 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 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. 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.