Niagara County Community College

3111 Saunders Settlement Rd
Sanborn, NY 14132
Tel: (716)614-6222
6,694 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 6,694 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Niagara County Community College is the only community colleges within Niagara County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst (9.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 205 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
College Niagara County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 205 staff
61 staff
Niagara County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,694 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,694 students 1,315 students
Niagara County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,180 students
815 students
Niagara County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,514 students
1,061 students
Niagara County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Niagara County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Niagara County Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Niagara County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Niagara County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
15%
Niagara County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
82%
49%
Niagara County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Niagara County Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Niagara County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.32 0.70
Niagara County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,164 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,852 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,164 $5,590
Niagara County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,852 $10,086
Niagara County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $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.