Schenectady County Community College (SCCC)

Schenectady, NY

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Schenectady County Community College

Schenectady County Community College Student Essentials

Schenectady County Community College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.sunysccc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,743
Out-of-State Tuition: $6,768
Retention Rate: 55%
Enrollment: 4,847
Year Established: 1968

About SCCC

Part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, the Schenectady County Community College is an institution that can back up its claims of quality with a trusted name.

SCCC academics cover more than 40 different programs designed both for transfer to a four-year university and for career preparation. Associate's degrees are available in:

  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Performing Arts (Drama and Music)
  • Accounting
  • Culinary Arts
  • Air Traffic Control

Those are just a few of the many options available. SCCC also has a number of certificate programs available for those looking for short-term training for a new occupation or for improvement in a current career.

Because of its SUNY affiliation, SCCC participates in the Full Opportunity open admissions program, which guarantees acceptance for Schenectady County residents who graduated high school or was released from active military duty in the previous year. Early admissions may also be available for high school juniors.

A number of institutional scholarships are available for those who qualify, as are other financial aid benefits like federal grants and loans through the FAFSA.

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SCCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Schenectady County Community College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1992

Overall Rating

The college is very supportive of its students. It offers an a well rounded affordable education that transfers well. Students are prepared to either transfer to a four year institution or step into a career. The college has a great working relationship with businesses and a strong workforce development program.


SCCC Map & Location

Schenectady County Community College
78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12305


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Getting Around SCCC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Schenectady, NY

Winter
Dec
36
21
Jan
31
15
Feb
35
17
Spring
Mar
44
26
Apr
58
37
May
69
47
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
82
62
Aug
80
60
Fall
Sep
72
52
Oct
60
40
Nov
48
32

SCCC Students

Total Students 4,847

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 10%
  • Caucasian: 69%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Unknown and Other: 12%
Latino 3%
African American 10%
Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 6%
Unknown and Other 12%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 56%
Part-Time 44%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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