School Highlights

Adirondack Community College serves 3,420 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is same as the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,420 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,302
  • Out-state tuition: $8,172
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Adirondack Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 321 teachers has grown by 80% over five years.
Adirondack Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
321 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Adirondack Community College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Adirondack Community College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,420 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,905 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,515 students
579 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Adirondack Community College.
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Total Dormitory Capacity
408 students
408 students
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% Asian
1%
8%
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% Hispanic
4%
24%
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% Black
4%
19%
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% White
88%
39%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.22
0.74
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College Completion Rate
25%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,500
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,302 is less than the state average of $5,464. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,172 is less than the state average of $10,103. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,302
$5,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,172
$10,103
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Adirondack Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Adirondack Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$13,887
$14,216
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Adirondack Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,575
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Adirondack Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • ACC offers extensive Associate degrees and Certificate programs and practices transfer agreements with numerous Colleges and University. The college is small enough to provide rewarding personal interaction between the professor and the student, yet large enough to offer diversity in choice of program. We have high quality transfer courses and curricula for students who wish to pursue their first two years of a four-year degree at ACC before transferring to a four-year college or university. Adirondack Community College offer unparalleled occupational skills training in numerous technical, business and health-care fields geared toward preparing students for high-wage, high-skill, high-demand occupations. Adirondack Community College earns high rankings in its academic programs, student satisfaction and career placement, as well as transfer success. As part of the State University of New York, Adirondack Community College (ACC) is a two-year college accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,420 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,302
  • Out-state tuition: $8,172
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,464 per year for in-state students and $10,103 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,522 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New York is Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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