NCC Description

Nassau county residents looking for a place to begin their educational and professional development: the Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York, one of the largest community colleges in SUNY system, has the tools for your success.

Nassau boasts a variety of academics. Though it is a community college, the school has more than 70 areas of study available to you in your pursuit of an associate’s degree. Besides traditional liberal arts concentrations like art, psychology and the sciences, Nassau offers programs in Africana Studies, Mortuary Science and Theatre and Dance.

Students interested in immersing themselves in other cultures and languages may study abroad through Nassau’s many programs. As a member of the College Consortium for International Studies, Nassau allows students to study in countries like Bulgaria, Hungary, Japan and many others.

If you study on campus, your college life will be enhanced by Nassau’s many exciting activities. Whether you want to check out an art exhibit at the Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, volunteer for events like the American Heart Walk or enjoy the nightlife by catching a performance from the Theatre and Dance Department or other concerts, Nassau has opportunities for you to develop personally as well as professionally.

Students are considered eligible for enrollment if they have obtained a high school diploma or GED. If you haven’t, you will have to take a placement test administered by Nassau’s admissions department.

To encourage local students to pursue their career goals, tuition is set lower for Nassau county and New York State residents.

Financial aid is available to students demonstrating need through a variety of Nassau scholarships and federal loans and grants.

Quick Facts about Nassau Community College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Lion

Website

www.ncc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,495

Out-of-State Tuition

$3,732

Retention Rate

72%

Enrollment

21,952

Year Established

1960

NCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

5 star
  3 reviews
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  1 review
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75% of students gave Nassau Community College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

This school is amazing. The campus is one of the biggest in the US for a community college, and the board/ staff has done a wonderful job in making it a place where students can enjoy their academic life, whilst enjoying the many programs the college has to offer.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

I love being a part of NCC family. I Got 2nd mark mi my math class

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NCC Students

Total Students
21,952

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
66%
Part-Time
34%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
15%
African American
19%
Caucasian
48%
Asian
6%
Unknown and Other
11%

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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