Top Suffolk County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Suffolk County, New York, serving 27,630 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 34:1.

Top Suffolk County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Five Towns College
    Private, for profit
    305 North Service Road
    Huntington Station NY  11746
    (631)424-7000

    687 students
  • 128 Broadway Rte 110
    Amityville NY  11701
    6316918733

    103 students
  • 320 S. Service Road
    Melville NY  11747
    (631)370-3300

    240 students
  • 533 College Rd
    Selden NY  11784
    (631)451-4110

    26,600 students
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