Adirondack Community College

Tel: (518)743-2200
4,195 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Adirondack Community College serves 4,195 students (60% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Adirondack Community College is the only community colleges within Warren County, NY.
The nearest community college is Ellis School of Nursing (39.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Adirondack Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,195 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,195 students
1,287 students
Adirondack Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,505 students
832 students
Adirondack Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,690 students
1,021 students
Adirondack Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Adirondack Community College sch enrollment Adirondack Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Adirondack Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Adirondack Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Adirondack Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Adirondack Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Adirondack Community College More (2009-2012)
Adirondack Community College sch ethnicity Adirondack Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.08 0.45
Adirondack Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,973 is less than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,637 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,973 $5,917
Adirondack Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,637 $10,050
Adirondack Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

ACC offers extensive Associate degrees and Certificate programs and practices transfer agreements with numerous Colleges and University. The college is small enough to provide rewarding personal interaction between the professor and the student, yet large enough to offer diversity in choice of program. We have high quality transfer courses and curricula for students who wish to pursue their first two years of a four-year degree at ACC before transferring to a four-year college or university. Adirondack Community College offer unparalleled occupational skills training in numerous technical, business and health-care fields geared toward preparing students for high-wage, high-skill, high-demand occupations. Adirondack Community College earns high rankings in its academic programs, student satisfaction and career placement, as well as transfer success. As part of the State University of New York, Adirondack Community College (ACC) is a two-year college accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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