Suffolk County Community College

School Highlights

Suffolk County Community College serves 25,230 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Top Rankings

Suffolk County Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,469 teachers has grown by 134% over five years.
Suffolk County Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty1,469 staff158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Suffolk County Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Suffolk County Community College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment25,230 students1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:111:1
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# Full-Time Students12,399 students858 students
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# Part-Time Students12,831 students579 students
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% Asian
4%
8%
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% Hispanic
27%
24%
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% Black
8%
19%
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% White
53%
39%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
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3%
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% Unknown races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.74
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College Completion Rate
27%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,700$35,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,100 is less than the state average of $5,464. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,490 is less than the state average of $10,103. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,100$5,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,490$10,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid67%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,000$14,216
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Suffolk County Community College is Five Towns College (17.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Five Towns College
    Private for-profit
    656 students | 17.00 Mi305 North Service Road
    Dix Hills, NY 11746
    (631) 424-7000
    17.00656
  • 240 students | 19.50 Mi320 S. Service Road
    Melville, NY 11747
    (631) 370-3300
    19.50240
  • 9,996 students | 20.40 Mi2350 Broadhollow Road
    Farmingdale, NY 11735
    (631) 420-2000
    20.409,996
  • 86 students | 22.40 Mi128 Broadway Rte 110
    Amityville, NY 11701
    (631) 691-8733
    22.4086
  • 4,836 students | 23.80 Mi900 Lafayette Blvd
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (203) 332-5000
    23.804,836
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