CCC Description

Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh, New York, is a comprehensive community college. It is also affiliated with the state university of New York, which means that those who want to get a vocational diploma or degree as well as those who would like to transfer to a SUNY or another four-year school can find what they’re looking for.

Degrees and diplomas are awarded through approximately a dozen academic and professional departments, including:

  • Business
  • English
  • Humanities
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

To offer support to both the transferring student as well as the career-minded, Clinton offers such student services as:

  • Career Services
  • Childcare
  • Counseling
  • Disability Services
  • Tutoring

For admissions, applicants must submit an online application, an official high school transcript or GED scores and proof of immunizations. An entrance exam, which is used to place students in the correct math and English courses, is also required. In-state residents must also provide proof of residency in order to take advantage of in-state tuition rates.

Financial aid sources include scholarships, which have different eligibility criteria, including one that is awarded exclusively to women. There are also those that are awarded based on a student’s academic performance, financial need or intended major.

Other sources of aid are awarded according to financial need and include federal grants and loans. To apply for federal aid, students must fill out a FAFSA.

Quick Facts about Clinton Community College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Cougars

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,153

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,500

Retention Rate

53%

Enrollment

2,067

Year Established

1969

CCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  1 review
3 star
 
2 star
 
1 star
 

50% of students gave Clinton Community College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

This school is a very good school. The offer varieties of majors and also work study placements where students who needs extra money can work while studying. Everyone is very nice and wiling to help at all times.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

I like the School, Everybody is helpful. Classes are just long enough.

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CCC Students

Total Students
2,067

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
61%
Part-Time
39%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
5%
Caucasian
79%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
14%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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