Description

Columbia-Greene Community College welcomes a geographically and culturally diverse student population and recognizes its responsibilities for providing transfer, vocational, technical, remedial, and life-long learning for all. The College is dedicated to developing and administering high-quality, post-secondary educational programs that are accessible to the residents of the service area. The College is responsive to the changing needs of the community and maintains a caring environment that is dedicated to personal attention.

Selecting a college should be an exciting experience. But how can you enjoy yourself when all you hear is that choosing a college is the biggest decision of your life? Or that a serious college has to be far away and expensive? If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed by the whole process, here is some comforting news: A serious choice in higher education is closer and more affordable than you think -- at Columbia-Greene Community College. We're sure you'll be pleasantly surprised to learn more about a college that's as serious as you are.


Our faculty has received seventeen prestigious Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching and has distinguished itself through research, authorship and leadership.

Nearly 90 percent of our graduates continue their studies or go directly into the job market.

Our transferring students have gone on to institutions such as Yale, MIT, Brown, the University of California, SUNY Albany, SUNY New Paltz, RPI, Marist and the College of Saint Rose.

According to New York State studies, C-GCC students who continue their education at State University of New York four-year colleges continually demonstrate a high rate of success, usually placing among the top three of SUNY's thirty community colleges.

All this and more from a college renowned for its small, intimate environment and a commitment to nurturing each student with individual attention. We offer a diversity not only of cultures and ethnicity but of opportunities. Whether your goal is to be a secretary or a lawyer, an automotive technician or a teacher, a sculptor or an accountant, the dominant themes at Columbia-Greene are excellence and the opportunity to attain your dream.

Quick Facts about Columbia-Greene Community College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$ 4,122

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 6,912

Retention Rate

66%

Enrollment

1,839

Year Established

1966

Students

Total Students
1,839

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
55%
Part-Time
45%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
5%
African American
6%
Caucasian
82%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
4%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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