Niagara County Community College

  • The mission of Niagara County Community College is to provide the people of the Niagara region with a teaching and learning environment dedicated to excellence. Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining the hallmark of student centeredness, accessibility, comprehensiveness, collegiality, community partnership and lifelong learning.
School Highlights
  • Niagara County Community College serves 6,478 students (62% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Niagara County Community College is the only community colleges within Niagara County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Niagara County Community College is Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst (8.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 211 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Niagara County 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 Faculty211 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Niagara County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Niagara County Community College diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,478 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:128:1
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# Full-Time Students3,994 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students2,484 students538 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
3%
19%
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% Black
7%
17%
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% White
86%
49%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.250.69
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College Completion Rate
24%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,200$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,274 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,106 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,274$5,512
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,106$10,202
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,549
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • NCCC was created in 1962 and took its name from the County of Niagara, its local sponsor. The original campus was located in downtown Niagara Falls and its main building was the former Nabisco Shredded Wheat plant. The current campus, which opened in 1973, is an example of sound planning. Approximately 5,000 students are enrolled in credit programs and thousands more take advantage annually of the College's extensive credit-free courses, short-term vocational programs, online education, and cultural and events. Niagara County Community College is centrally located in Niagara County on a beautiful 287-acre rural campus. NCCC ranks among the top schools in the SUNY system for student success. Our placement rates at four-year institutions—and in the job market—are exceptional. With more than 40 degree and certificate programs, Niagara County Community College offers a wide range of courses to help you on your way to an exciting and rewarding career. NCCC is authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to award the Associate in Arts Degree (AA), the Associate in Science Degree (AS), the Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) and the Associate in Occupational Science Degree (AOS) to regularly matriculated students upon successful completion of curriculum requirements. Niagara County Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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