Genesee Community College (GCC)

Batavia, NY

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Genesee Community College

Genesee Community College

Genesee Community College Student Essentials

Genesee Community College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cougars
Website: www.genesee.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,900
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,500
Retention Rate: 54%
Enrollment: 9,029
Year Established: 1966

About GCC

Genesee Community College is a standard community college in many ways, but more like a university in others. Located in Batavia, New York, Genesee is a well-established college and is part of the respected State University of New York (SUNY) system.

Associate’s degrees at Genesee may be obtained in such professional and in-demand fields as:

  • Business
  • Computers and Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Healthcare

For those who have a more academic or creative interest, there are also liberal and creative arts majors such as:

  • Digital Art
  • Musical Theatre
  • Theatre Technology

Student life is another aspect of Genesee that is similar to a university. A performing arts center on the Genesee campus gives students the chance to perform in plays and music and dance events.

There are also dozens of special interest, academic and cultural student clubs. Entertainment is also offered regularly on the Genesee campus, including a weekly event featuring musical, comedy and other types of talent.

Those interested in applying for admission will need to submit an application along with transcripts or a copy of their GED. Students then take a placement exam to determine which level Math and English courses they should take. Interviews and tours of the school are encouraged as well.

Genesee has generous financial aid packages and provides millions in aid every year. Need-based aid consists of federal and state grants, work-study and loans. There are also scholarships, which are usually awarded for excellent academic performance.

GCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

I think this is a really great place to attend. They are friendly and very helpful. You have many campuses that you can attend that helps you to be able to take the classes you want. They are satellite offices. You also can take on-line courses as well as distant learning classes.


GCC Location

Genesee Community College
One College Rd
Batavia, NY 14020


Getting Around GCC

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Batavia, NY

Winter
Dec
37
23
Jan
32
17
Feb
35
18
Spring
Mar
44
26
Apr
58
37
May
69
48
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
81
62
Aug
80
60
Fall
Sep
73
53
Oct
61
42
Nov
49
33

GCC Students

Total Students 9,029

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 80%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 2%
African American 7%
Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 38%
Part-Time 62%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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