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).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 27% 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
SUNY Sullivan Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,558 students1,701 students
SUNY Sullivan Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:128:1
SUNY Sullivan Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,020 students1,163 students
SUNY Sullivan Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students538 students538 students
SUNY Sullivan Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
SUNY Sullivan Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
SUNY Sullivan Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
SUNY Sullivan Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
SUNY Sullivan Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
SUNY Sullivan Black (2007-2016)
% White
SUNY Sullivan White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
SUNY Sullivan Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
SUNY Sullivan Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.69
SUNY Sullivan Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
SUNY Sullivan Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$35,300
SUNY Sullivan Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
SUNY Sullivan In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$10,174$10,202
SUNY Sullivan Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%93%
SUNY Sullivan % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,350$13,747
SUNY Sullivan Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,868
SUNY Sullivan Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


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,
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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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.