Schenectady County Community College

78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady
NY, 12305
Tel: (518)381-1200
7,237 students
Public institution
The primary mission of Schenectady County Community College is to provide comprehensive higher education and adult education opportunities of the highest quality through academic, career-technical, professional, and personal enrichment programs in response to local educational needs and at low cost to students.
School Highlights:
Schenectady County Community College serves 7,237 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Schenectady County Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Schenectady County, NY.
The nearest community college is Ellis School of Nursing (1.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Schenectady County 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 7,237 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 55:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,237 students
1,303 students
Schenectady County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,733 students
834 students
Schenectady County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,504 students
1,040 students
Schenectady County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Schenectady County Community College sch enrollment Schenectady County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Schenectady County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Schenectady County Community College Hispanic (2006-2009)
% Black
8%
11%
Schenectady County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
88%
66%
Schenectady County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Schenectady County Community College More (2010-2012)
Schenectady County Community College sch ethnicity Schenectady County 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. 0.22 0.44
Schenectady County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,743 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,127 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,743 $5,890
Schenectady County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,127 $10,047
Schenectady County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Schenectady County Community College, established in 1967, is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The College emphasizes high quality academic programs, broad access for students, and responsiveness to the needs of the community. SCCC offers a wide range of transfer degree, career degree and certificate programs. The College has committed, accessible teaching faculty and an attractive campus, located in Schenectady along the Mohawk River - in the heart of the New York State Capital District. Schenectady County Community College offers the following Transfer, Career, and Certificate programs. In striving to achieve its primary mission, the College affords students the opportunity to earn Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) and Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degrees in college parallel or career technology programs. The College also provides students with the opportunity to earn certificates in specialized career fields or personal development activities. SCCC operates as a comprehensive community college under the programs and standards of the State University of New York. Sponsored by Schenectady County, the College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,774 per year for in-state students and $9,814 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,953 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 0.44. The most diverse community college in New York is 5 Star Airforce Community College International. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.