Tompkins Cortland Community College

170 North St, Dryden
NY, 13053-0139
Tel: (607)844-8211
5,453 students
Public institution
Tompkins Cortland Community College makes it possible for people to identify and achieve their educational goals by providing accessible, quality, post-secondary education and training.
School Highlights:
Tompkins Cortland Community College serves 5,453 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Tompkins Cortland Community College is the only community colleges within Tompkins County, NY.
The nearest community college is Broome Community College (31.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Tompkins Cortland 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 5,453 teachers has grown by 70% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,453 students
1,303 students
Tompkins Cortland Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,686 students
834 students
Tompkins Cortland Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,767 students
1,040 students
Tompkins Cortland Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Tompkins Cortland Community College sch enrollment Tompkins Cortland Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Tompkins Cortland Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Tompkins Cortland Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
11%
Tompkins Cortland Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
87%
66%
Tompkins Cortland Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Tompkins Cortland Community College More (2010-2012)
Tompkins Cortland Community College sch ethnicity Tompkins Cortland 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. 0.24 0.44
Tompkins Cortland Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,871 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,321 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,871 $5,890
Tompkins Cortland Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,321 $10,047
Tompkins Cortland Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1968, the Main Campus is in Dryden, New York, with Extension Centers in Ithaca and Cortland. TC3 also offers several online courses. The College offers 38 academic degree programs leading to an associate degree. Academic programs range from accounting to computer forensics to criminal justice to nursing to communication and media arts. Our curriculum prepares students for careers in the global marketplace, particularly in business administration, accounting, hotel and restaurant management, sport management, computer forensics, engineering science, communications, electronics, and computer information systems. We recognize that skills learned here must be applied successfully around the world. Many of our 38 degree programs prepare students for transfer to a four-year college or university. Transfer agreements spell out specific requirements to over 35 institutions. The main Dryden campus encompasses 220 acres and features one unique two-story structure. Located inside the building are the gymnasium, pool, computer labs, child care center, library, and classrooms. Tompkins Cortland is a college of the State University of New York (SUNY). The college is accredited by the New York State Education Department and the Middle States Association.

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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.