TC3 Description

Tompkins-Cortland Community College, also known as TC3, offers career training and transfer opportunities to some of the country’s most prestigious four-year schools.

Located in Dryden, New York with centers in Ithaca and Cortland, TC3 has more than 50 program offerings. Academics include career-oriented programs like Computer Forensics, Aviation Science, Chemical Dependency Counseling and Paralegal Studies.

Transfer degrees may be obtained in everything from Creative Writing to Teacher Education to Social Science to General Studies.

A great number of TC3 students who do decide to transfer go on to Cornell University, an Ivy League school and Ithaca, also a top-ranking college.

Additional options at TC3 include an internship at Disney World as well as a study abroad program.

Student life at TC3 includes student housing options as well as numerous clubs and athletic and recreational activities.

Student services help students with all aspects of their educational experience and include career and transfer counseling, multicultural service, tutoring, health services and disability support.

TC3 has an open admissions policy. However, those applying to the Nursing program must meet additional requirements.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Quick Facts about Tompkins-Cortland Community College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.tc3.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,871

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,200

Retention Rate

48%

Enrollment

3,269

Year Established

1968

TC3 Students

Total Students
3,269

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
82%
Part-Time
18%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
3%
African American
6%
Caucasian
75%
Asian
4%
Unknown and Other
11%

International Students

International
8%
Domestic
92%

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