Suffolk County Community College

School Highlights
  • Suffolk County Community College serves 26,600 students (54% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Suffolk County Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Suffolk County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Suffolk County Community College is Five Towns College (16.9 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 754 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Suffolk County Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty754 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Suffolk County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Suffolk County Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment26,600 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:128:1
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# Full-Time Students14,318 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students12,282 students538 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
14%
19%
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% Black
6%
17%
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% White
64%
49%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
12%
4%
Diversity Score0.550.69
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College Completion Rate
20%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,700$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,100 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,490 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,100$5,512
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,490$10,202
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,470$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,549
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Suffolk County Community College is Five Towns College (16.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Five Towns College
    Private, for profit
    687 students | 16.90 Mi305 North Service Road
    Huntington Station NY  11746
    (631)424-7000
    16.90687
  • 240 students | 19.50 Mi320 S. Service Road
    Melville NY  11747
    (631)370-3300
    19.50240
  • 8,394 students | 20.70 Mi2350 Broadhollow Road
    Farmingdale NY  11735
    (631)420-2000
    20.708,394
  • 103 students | 22.40 Mi128 Broadway Rte 110
    Amityville NY  11701
    (631)691-8733
    22.40103
  • 5,288 students | 23.80 Mi900 Lafayette Blvd
    Bridgeport CT  06604
    (203)332-5000
    23.805,288
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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 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 score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. 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.