Suffolk County Community College

Tel: (631)451-4110
26,930 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Suffolk County Community College serves 26,930 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Suffolk County Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Suffolk County, NY.
The nearest community college is SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown (19.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 758 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Suffolk County 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 758 staff
59 staff
Suffolk County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 26,930 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
26,930 students
1,282 students
Suffolk County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
22:1
Suffolk County Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
14,826 students
810 students
Suffolk County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 12,104 students
1,017 students
Suffolk County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Suffolk County Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Suffolk County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
17%
7%
Suffolk County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
12%
Suffolk County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
53%
57%
Suffolk County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
18%
3%
Suffolk County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Suffolk 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. 0.40 0.53
Suffolk County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,850 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,990 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,850 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,990 $10,294
Suffolk County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Suffolk County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,816 per year for in-state students and $9,223 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,998 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 64%. 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New York is Bramson ORT College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.