School Highlights

Suffolk County Community College serves 22,570 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 22,570 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,100
  • Out-state tuition: $9,490
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 43%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,469 teachers has grown by 94% over five years.
Suffolk County Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
1,469 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Suffolk County Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Suffolk County Community College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
22,570 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
11,111 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
11,459 students
511 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Suffolk County Community College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
149 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
11,111 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
11,459 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% Asian
3%
8%
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% Hispanic
25%
23%
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% Black
7%
17%
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% White
57%
43%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Suffolk County Community College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Suffolk County Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.61
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Suffolk County Community College and the community college average diversity score of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
27.18%
4.29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Suffolk County Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$40,700
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,100 is less than the state average of $5,507. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,490 is less than the state average of $10,195. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,100
$5,507
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,490
$10,195
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Suffolk County Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
69%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Suffolk County Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$8,001
$13,841
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Suffolk County Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Suffolk County Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
72%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Suffolk County Community College cost?

Suffolk County Community College's tuition is approximately $5,100 for In-State students and $9,490 for Out-State students.

What is Suffolk County Community College's ranking?

Suffolk County Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 22,570 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,100
  • Out-state tuition: $9,490
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 43%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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