North Country Community College

Tel: (518)891-2915
2,336 students
Public institution

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Located in the Adirondacks of New York and just minutes from Lake Placid, North Country Community College is committed to providing, within Essex and Franklin counties, an innovative, challenging, supportive environment where the intellectual, career, personal and creative aspirations of all interested individuals can be realized.
School Highlights:
North Country Community College serves 2,336 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black and American), which is more than the state average of 44%.
North Country Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Franklin County, NY.
The nearest community college is Paul Smiths College of Arts and Science (10.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
North Country 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,336 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,336 students
1,287 students
North Country Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,039 students
832 students
North Country Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,297 students
1,021 students
North Country Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
North Country Community College sch enrollment North Country Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
North Country Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
North Country Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
North Country Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
94%
66%
North Country Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
North Country Community College sch ethnicity North Country 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. 0.12 0.45
North Country Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,735 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,435 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,735 $5,845
North Country Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,435 $10,047
North Country Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The people of Essex and Franklin counties of New York founded North Country Community College in 1967. The College's mission is to provide the highest quality public, post secondary education to area residents, as well as those outside the region, who desire to live, learn and grow in a unique educational setting. The College is proud to be unofficially known as "The College of Essex & Franklin". The main campus of North Country Community College, which houses the administrative offices of the institution, is located in Saranac Lake. The College also has two branch campuses: Malone, in Franklin County and Ticonderoga, in Essex County. Classes are also offered at a satellite campus in Moriah. This allows the College to better serve the students of these geographically diverse populations. NCCC has the largest service district of any New York State community college, responding to the educational needs of the people in a 3,500 square-mile area. North Country maintains a strong reputation for progressive academic curriculum that is anchored in the liberal arts tradition. College programs are ideal for those students who plan on attaining a 2 or 4 year degree, as well as those seeking a career change. Degree programs are offered in Business Studies, Health Related Careers, Human Services and Liberal Arts & Sciences.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,790 per year for in-state students and $8,916 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,845 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 61%. 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is 5 Star Airforce Community College International. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.