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).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Niagara County Community College is the only community colleges within Niagara County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst (9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 205 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Niagara 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 205 staff
59 staff
Niagara County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,694 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,694 students
1,282 students
Niagara County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
Niagara County Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
4,180 students
810 students
Niagara County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,514 students
1,017 students
Niagara County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Niagara County Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Niagara County Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Niagara County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Niagara County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Niagara County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Niagara County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Niagara County Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
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. 0.20 0.53
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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,164 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,852 $10,294
Niagara County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
Niagara County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Getzville Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst
    Private for-profit
    3650 Millersport Highway
    Getzville, NY 14068
    9  Mi  |  413  students
  • Getzville ITT Technical Institute-Getzville
    Private for-profit
    2295 Millersport Hwy
    Getzville, NY 14068
    10.9  Mi  |  420  students
  • Buffalo Villa Maria College
    Private not-for-profit
    240 Pine Ridge Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14225
    16.6  Mi  |  474  students
  • Buffalo Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo
    Private for-profit
    465 Main Street Suite 400
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    18.2  Mi  |  740  students
  • Buffalo Erie Community College
    121 Ellicott St
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    18.5  Mi  |  13625  students
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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.