SUNY Broome Community College

  • Broome Community College is a comprehensive community college supervised by SUNY (State University of New York) and sponsored by the County of Broome. The College is a member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
School Highlights
  • SUNY Broome Community College serves 6,924 students (61% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • SUNY Broome Community College is the only community colleges within Broome County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to SUNY Broome Community College is Tompkins Cortland Community College (31.8 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 437 teachers has grown by 59% over five years.
SUNY Broome Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty437 staff81 staff
SUNY Broome Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of SUNY Broome Community College has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The SUNY Broome Community College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 167% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,924 students1,701 students
SUNY Broome Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:128:1
SUNY Broome Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,218 students1,163 students
SUNY Broome Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,706 students538 students
SUNY Broome Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
% Asian
SUNY Broome Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
SUNY Broome Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
SUNY Broome Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
SUNY Broome Community College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
SUNY Broome Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.500.69
SUNY Broome Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
SUNY Broome Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,600$35,200
SUNY Broome Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,112 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has declined by 45% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,224 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has declined by 42% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,112$5,512
SUNY Broome Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,224$10,202
SUNY Broome Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesTuition above is per
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%93%
SUNY Broome Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,500$13,006
SUNY Broome Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,549
SUNY Broome Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%70%
SUNY Broome Community College Percent Admitted (2014-2016)


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Golf, Ice Hockey,
Lacrosse, Soccer,
Softball, Tennis,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.66 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Alpha Beta Gamma, American Society for Engineering Education, ASQ Student Branch, Backpacking Club, Black Student Union, Bowling Club, Breaking Ground, Broome Educators of Children Association, Business Club, Campus Bible Fellowship, Chess Club, Civil Engineering Club, College Buzz, Communications Curriculum Club, Computer Club, Computer Forensics Club, Criminal Justice & Emergency Services Student Association, Differently Abled Student Association, Digital Yearbook, Ecology Club, Emergency Response Club, Endless Opportunities Club, Fine Art & Design Club, Garden Club, Health Information Technology Club, History Club, Hotel & Restaurant Management Club, I.E.E.E. (Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers), International Student Organization, Japanese Animation Club, LARP Club (Live Action Role Play), LingoNet Club, Medical Assistants Club, Music Association, Musician’s Network, Muslim Student Organization, Newman Association, Paintball Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Philosophy Club, Physical Therapy Assisting Club, Political Science Club, Radiologic Technology Club, Rotaract Club, Science Club, Service Learning, Ski Extreme, Social Wellness Advocacy Group, Student American Dental Hygienist Association, Student Assembly, Student Nurses Association, Students For Life, SUNY Broome Radio, SUNY Broome TV, the Literary Magazine, Tutor Club, Ultimate Frisbee Club, Unity in Pride, Veterans Club, Women’s Discussion Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Singers, Dance Team, Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble, SUNY Broome College Choir, SUNY Broome Theater Program
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • SUNY Broome Community College is a part of the State University of New York, the largest public university system in the United States. Nearly 7,000 students are currently enrolled in the college, which first opened in 1946 as one of the first community colleges in the state. Today, students come from throughout New York State and around the world, drawn by the college's rigorous academic programd and reputation. Classes and degree programs are offered both on campus and online.
  • The campus is located in a beautiful setting, surrounded by trees and rolling hills in New York's Southern Tier, and includes modern classrooms, high-tech laboratories and computer facilities, as well as a brand-new Student Village for residential students. Amentities also include a dining hall and other food options, the Digital Liunge & Commons, two gymnasiums, a fully updated fitness lab and weight room, a full-scale Ice Center, superior athletic fields, and a student theater.
  • The college offers a wide variety mof programs and certificates in the Business and Public Services, Health Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), and Liberal Arts divisions. Our degrees can prepare you for immediate entry into the workforce, or for transfer to a four-year college or university. Thanks to a range of articulation agreements, we offer seamless transfers to many colleges and universities for those seeking a bachelor's degree.
  • As we often say on campus: "You can go anywhere from here." 

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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.