• Corning Community College offers an extensive yet affordable range of educational, cultural, and social opportunities to a diverse population of full-time and part-time learners. We focus on student achievement by stressing quality teaching and personal attention. Our emphasis on high standards of quality and technological advancement provides a flexible learning environment in which students are prepared for a life of service to their professions and their communities in a globally interdependent society. We promote intellectual and personal growth, meet the educational needs of the community through transfer, career, certificate, and training programs, and enhance economic development.

School Highlights

SUNY Corning Community College serves 4,238 students (38% 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 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,238 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,700
  • Out-state tuition: $8,850
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 256 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
SUNY Corning Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
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
256 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of SUNY Corning Community College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The SUNY Corning Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,238 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,601 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,637 students
579 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of SUNY Corning Community College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NY.
Total Dormitory Capacity
277 students
408 students
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% Asian
1%
8%
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% Hispanic
2%
24%
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% Black
3%
19%
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% White
58%
39%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
34%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.55
0.74
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College Completion Rate
33%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,500
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,700 is less than the state average of $5,464. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,850 is less than the state average of $10,103. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,700
$5,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,850
$10,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
86%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$14,216
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,000
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Founded in 1956 by the Corning-Painted Post School District, CCC began modestly in a scattering of old buildings in the city of Corning. Today, we encompass a 550-acre main campus on Spencer Hill with a complex of eight buildings plus an observatory and planetarium. We've also expanded our vision to provide services at a variety of off-campus sites throughout Steuben, Chemung and Schuyler counties. Students from age 16 to 70 attend CCC and take courses in 48 different degree and certificate programs leading to careers or transfer to further education. Many doctors, engineers, lawyers, nurses, business people, teachers, technologists and even an astronaut have begun at CCC. Currently, approximately 3,300 full-time equivalent (FTE) students are enrolled, representing 5,000-6,000 students taking our fully accredited credit offerings. Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college, enhance your current job skills, or begin a career Corning Community College is the smart choice. CCC provides an excellent educational foundation at an affordable price, and students may attend on either a full-time or part-time basis, depending on individual need. Our unique programs, comfortable learning environment, and dedicated faculty and student support staff create a campus community that enhances the learning experience for each student.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,238 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,700
  • Out-state tuition: $8,850
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,464 per year for in-state students and $10,103 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,522 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New York is Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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