Ulster County Community College

Tel: (845)687-5000
3,594 students
Public institution
  • As a public, comprehensive two-year institution dedicated to providing affordable, accessible education, we work within an ever-changing environment to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions; prepare students for success in college and in the workforce; provide enrichment and lifelong learning opportunities; augment learning through the integration and application of emerging technologies; prepare students to live and work in a global society; play an active role in economic development; and enhance the quality of life for residents of Ulster County.
School Highlights
Ulster County Community College serves 3,594 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Ulster County Community College is the only community colleges within Ulster County, NY.
The nearest community college is Dutchess Community College (14.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ulster County Community College (NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, for profit
Total Faculty 125 staff 73 staff
Ulster County Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 3,594 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,594 students 1,467 students
Ulster County Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 1,584 students 957 students
Ulster County Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 2,010 students 378 students
Ulster County Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Ulster County Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Ulster County Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Ulster County Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Ulster County Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Ulster County Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Ulster County Community College More (2011-2015)
Ulster County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.29 0.70
Ulster County Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,800 is more than the state average of $4,444. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,930 is more than the state average of $8,510. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,800 $4,444
Ulster County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,930 $8,510
Ulster County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Ulster County Community College, a dynamic, comprehensive community college, located in the heart of the Hudson River Valley, serves over 11,000 credit and noncredit students each year. SUNY Ulster is a student-centered community college providing innovation and excellence in learning. SUNY Ulster offers over 45 different degree, diploma and certificate programs. Each year, during the break between Fall and Spring semesters, we offer a number of one to three credit courses that you can complete in three weeks. SUNY Ulster offers the opportunity for you to complete studies for many careers or to enter fields which require additional education beyond graduation from SUNY Ulster. SUNY Ulster is a unit of the State University of New York (SUNY), and is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. At SUNY Ulster, there's more to life than language courses, library assignments, and logarithms. There are student activities, clubs, special events, and opportunities to serve in student and college governance...something for you, no matter what your interest beyond the classroom.

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,444 per year for in-state students and $8,510 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,085 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 69%. 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 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.