Utica School of Commerce

Tel: (315)733-2307
282 students
Private for-profit
  • The Utica School of Commerce is incorporated as Utica School of Commerce, Inc. under the laws of New York State. The Utica School of Commerce is accredited by the New York State Board of Regents and is authorized to confer the degrees of Associate in Occupational Studies and Associate in Applied Science on graduates of approved two-year programs.
School Highlights
Utica School of Commerce serves 282 students (79% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Utica School of Commerce is one of 3 community colleges within Oneida County, NY.
The nearest community college is Mohawk Valley Community College (1.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
College Utica School of Commerce (NY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Private, for profit
Total Faculty 25 staff
73 staff

Student Body

The student population of 282 has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 42% over five years.
Total Enrollment 282 students 1,467 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
27:1
# Full-Time Students 224 students
957 students
# Part-Time Students 58 students
378 students
% Asian
1%
6%
% Hispanic
2%
19%
% Black
9%
17%
% White
88%
48%
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 0.70

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $12,865 is less than the state average of $16,085. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $12,865 $16,085
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
93%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The Utica School of Commerce was founded by Thomas J. Risinger in 1896 in response to an early demand for specialized training in commerce and finance. The Utica School of Commerce, at its founding in 1896, was located on the third floor of the Oneida National Bank Building on the corner of Genesee and Bleecker Streets. In 1915, the school expanded its facilities and moved to the Mayro Building in which it had its facilities for 63 years. On September 1, 1978, the Utica School of Commerce moved to its current location at 201 Bleecker Street. In February, 1985, the Utica School of Commerce opened its Madison County Branch at the Washington Avenue Community Center in Oneida, and in March, 1986, moved to the New York State Jaycees' Building on Route 5 in Canastota. The College opened its new campus adjacent to the Jaycees' Building in September, 1992. USC opened its Oneonta Branch in September 1985, in the New York Telephone Company Building at 17 Elm Street, Oneonta. The Utica School of Commerce was founded in response to an early demand for specialized training. USC offers various programs registered by NY State Department of Education including Business Administration, Administrative Specialist, Health Services Management, Microcomputer Technologies, Legal Office Assistant and several Certificate Programs. The Utica School of Commerce is one of the originators of private business college education in New York. USC continues to provide a friendly spirit, modern facilities and equipment, and a faculty dedicated to preparing students for high standards in a successful career.

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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.