Columbia-Greene Community College

Tel: (518)828-4181
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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Columbia-Greene Community College is the only community colleges within Columbia County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Bard College at Simon's Rock (18.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Columbia-Greene Community College (NY) Community College Avg.
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 70 staff 75 staff
Columbia-Greene Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,047 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,047 students 1,316 students
Columbia-Greene Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1 27:1
Columbia-Greene Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 849 students 911 students
Columbia-Greene Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,198 students 405 students
Columbia-Greene Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Columbia-Greene Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
6%
Columbia-Greene Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
7%
19%
Columbia-Greene Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
17%
Columbia-Greene Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
85%
48%
Columbia-Greene Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Columbia-Greene Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Columbia-Greene 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. 0.27 0.70
Columbia-Greene Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
31%
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Columbia-Greene Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $37,000 -
Columbia-Greene Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,410 is less than the state average of $5,476. 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 $9,943. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,410 $5,476
Columbia-Greene Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,490 $9,943
Columbia-Greene Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 93%
Columbia-Greene Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $10,000 -
Columbia-Greene Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 -
Columbia-Greene Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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
    Private, non-profit
    837 students | 32.10 Mi700 New Scotland Ave
    Albany NY  12208
    518438-3111
    32.10837
  • Memorial School of Nursing
    Private, non-profit
    131 students | 33.20 Mi600 Northern Blvd
    Albany NY  12204
    (518)471-3260
    33.20131
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,476 per year for in-state students and $9,943 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,000 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 0.66. 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.