Columbia-Greene Community College

School Highlights
  • Columbia-Greene Community College serves 2,047 students (41% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Columbia-Greene Community College is the only community colleges within Columbia County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Columbia-Greene Community College is Bard College at Simon's Rock (18.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Columbia-Greene Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Columbia-Greene Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty70 staff81 staff
This chart display total faculty of Columbia-Greene Community College and community college average number of faculty in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Student Body

  • The student population of Columbia-Greene Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Columbia-Greene Community College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,047 students1,701 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Columbia-Greene Community College and community college average number of enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio29:128:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Columbia-Greene Community College and community college average student staff ratio of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Full-Time Students849 students1,163 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Columbia-Greene Community College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students1,198 students538 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Columbia-Greene Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Asian
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Columbia-Greene Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
7%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbia-Greene Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
4%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbia-Greene Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
85%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbia-Greene Community College and the percentage of White community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Columbia-Greene Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
1%
4%
Diversity Score0.270.69
This chart display the diversity score of Columbia-Greene Community College and the community college average diversity score of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
31%
27%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Columbia-Greene Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,000$35,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Columbia-Greene Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NY by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,410 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,490 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,410$5,512
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Columbia-Greene Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,490$10,202
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Columbia-Greene Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Columbia-Greene Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$13,006
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Columbia-Greene Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,549
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Columbia-Greene 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 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bard College at Simon's Rock
    Private, non-profit
    329 students | 18.50 Mi84 Alford Road
    Great Barrington MA  01230
    (413)644-4400
    18.50329
  • 2,230 students | 28.60 Mi1350 West Street
    Pittsfield MA  01201
    (413)499-4660
    28.602,230
  • 3,594 students | 30.70 Mi491 Cottekill Rd
    Stone Ridge NY  12484
    (845)687-5000
    30.703,594
  • Maria College of Albany
    Maria College of Albany Photo - Unique areas for students to study, socialize and relax on this historic campus.
    Private, non-profit
    837 students | 32.10 Mi700 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany NY  12208
    (518)861-2517
    32.10837
  • Memorial School of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    131 students | 33.20 Mi600 Northern Blvd
    Albany NY  12204
    (518)471-3260
    33.20131
Recent Articles
Living with roommates is part of an authentic college experience, but is it an option for community college students? Read on to learn about housing options in community college and to learn how to survive the year with roommates.
Some people seem to graduate high school but never really leave the academic world behind. No matter what career you pursue, there are plenty of opportunities for higher education, but are they worth it. Read on to learn about graduate degrees in nursing and whether they are worth the time, cost, and effort.
The cost of obtaining a college degree is high, especially at private universities. Students can save a great deal by choosing community college, but there are still other costs to consider. Read on to learn what costs to expect in community college and to learn some essential money management tips.
Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. 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.