Niagara County Community College

3111 Saunders Settlement Rd
Sanborn, NY 14132-0000
Tel: (716)614-6222
  • 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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Niagara County Community College is the only community colleges within Niagara County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst (8.80 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.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty211 staff85 staff
Niagara County Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 6,478 has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,478 students1,688 students
Niagara County Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:127:1
Niagara County Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,994 students1,163 students
Niagara County Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,484 students525 students
Niagara County Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Niagara County Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Niagara County Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Niagara County Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Niagara County Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Niagara County Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Niagara County Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Niagara County Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
Niagara County 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.0.250.70
Niagara County Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Niagara County Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,200$35,300
Niagara County Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,274 is less than the state average of $5,480. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,106 is more than the state average of $9,953. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,274$5,480
Niagara County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$10,106$9,953
Niagara County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%92%
Niagara County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$13,747
Niagara County Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,868
Niagara County Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,480 per year for in-state students and $9,953 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,254 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 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 0.67. 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.