SUNY Sullivan

  • Our rural, 405-acre campus is nestled in the scenic Catskill Mountains less than two hours from New York City and Albany. It features a series of nine interconnected buildings plus the Paul Gerry Fieldhouse. Our campus buildings, including the Seelig Theatre located in the center of the complex, were designed by architectural firm Edward Durell Stone & Associates. Stone was famous for his work on the Museum of Modern Art and Radio City Music Hall in New York City, as well as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., among other public buildings and spaces. The Lazarus I. Levine Residence Hall and the EcoGreen Townhouses, both located just steps from campus, provide housing for nearly 400 students.  
School Highlights
  • SUNY Sullivan serves 1,558 students (65% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • SUNY Sullivan is the only community colleges within Sullivan County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to SUNY Sullivan is Orange County Community College (26.3 miles away).

Top Placements

SUNY Sullivan places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
SUNY Sullivan(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty67 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of SUNY Sullivan has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The SUNY Sullivan diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,558 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:128:1
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# Full-Time Students1,020 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students538 students538 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
390451
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
17%
19%
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% Black
19%
17%
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% White
40%
49%
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% Non Resident races
-
4%
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% Unknown races
22%
4%
Diversity Score0.730.69
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College Completion Rate
19%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,500 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,174 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,500$5,512
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,174$10,202
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,350$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,549
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Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Golf, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Winter Track,
Wrestling
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Our Mission
  • SUNY Sullivan provides programs and resources that educate, inspire, and empower students and the broader community. Through excellence in teaching and learning, we prepare students for a diverse and interconnected world, and we support positive economic and social change within Sullivan County and beyond. We model sustainable actions and promote socially, environmentally, and economically responsible citizenship through an overarching culture of excellence.

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