Nassau Community College (NCC)

Garden City, NY

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Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College Student Essentials

Nassau Community College Student Essentials
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

About NCC

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.

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NCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

75% of students gave Nassau Community College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

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

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


NCC Map & Location

Nassau Community College
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530


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Getting Around NCC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Garden City, NY

Winter
Dec
45
31
Jan
40
26
Feb
43
28
Spring
Mar
50
34
Apr
61
42
May
70
51
Summer
Jun
80
61
Jul
85
66
Aug
83
65
Fall
Sep
76
58
Oct
65
48
Nov
55
40

NCC Students

Total Students 21,952

Ethnic Diversity:

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

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 66%
Part-Time 34%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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