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Suffolk County Community College - ,

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General information:(631)451-4110
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:26,787( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:25 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $4,256 $4,606 $4,830 -5%
Out-of-state $7,832 $8,382 $8,820 -5%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $6,080 $6,080 $6,066 0%
Other $3,800 $3,792 $3,792 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,800 $3,792 $3,792 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $5,456 $5,806 $6,030 -17%
Off Campus $15,336 $15,678 $15,888 0%
Off Campus with Family $9,256 $9,598 $9,822 0%
On Campus $9,032 $9,582 $10,020 -10%
Off Campus $18,912 $19,454 $19,878 0%
Off Campus with Family $12,832 $13,374 $13,812 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,990
In-state fees $840
Out-of-state tuition $7,980
Out-of-state fees $840
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 4,074 84% --
Grant or scholarship aid 4,037 83% $17,446,388 $4,322
Federal grants 2,899 59% $13,532,685 $4,668
Pell grants 2,179 45% $9,618,982 $4,414
Other federal grants 720 15% $3,913,703 $5,436
State/local government grant or scholarships 2,930 60% $3,791,958 $1,294
Institutional grants or scholarships 75 2% $121,745 $1,623
Student loan aid 1,962 40% $5,380,681 $2,742
Federal student loans 1,941 40% $5,337,939 $2,750
Other student loans 21 0% $42,742 $2,035
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 16,237 61% $58,816,850 $3,622
Pell grants 8,271 31% $27,306,361 $3,301
Federal student loans 7,782 29% $18,408,856 $2,366


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $8,331 $6,088 $6,011
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,045 $5,082 $4,030
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,010 $6,909 $7,364
$48,001 - $75,000 $8,232 $6,859 $6,979
$75,001 - $110,000 $9,289 $7,884 $8,285
$110,001 and more $9,571 $8,448 $9,614

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 26,787
Undergraduate enrollment 26,787
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,464
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$40

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 51 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IIIMenWomen
Baseball 25-
Basketball 1210
Bowling 77
Golf 8-
Lacrosse 32-
Soccer 2916
Softball -16
Swimming and Diving 1110
Tennis 77
Track and Field, Outdoor 1811
Track and Field, X-Country 99
Volleyball -20


Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1966 Accredited


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program

01/01/1980 Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree or certificate

12/01/1996 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

06/01/1971 Accredited
New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)

RN Associate Degree Programs

09/01/1978 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

06/01/1971 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs

02/01/2011 Accredited
New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education)

RN Associate Degree Programs

09/01/1963 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations13 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
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Drug law violations ----
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Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 100
Aggravated assault 200
Burglary 310
Motor vehicle theft 060
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate16.4%
Number in default362
Number in repayment2,197

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00287800

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General1-
Category total1-
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Interior Architecture13-
Category total13-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping304
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General-1
Business Administration and Management, General212-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-3
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other9-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management42
Office Management and Supervision8-
Retailing and Retail Operations121
Category total36611
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant30-
Category total30-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other29-
Category total29-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General17-
Information Science/Studies526
Category total696
Education Colleges
Elementary Education and Teaching106-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education22-
Mathematics Teacher Education9-
Social Studies Teacher Education16-
Category total153-
Engineering Colleges
Engineering, General10-
Category total10-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician12-
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician1-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General-9
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician14-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician4-
Category total319
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care and Support Services Management39-
Category total39-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation21-
Category total21-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Dietitian Assistant14-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician9-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training-29
Occupational Therapist Assistant21-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant22-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse314-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling14-
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy24-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant33-
Category total45129
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science155-
Fire Protection, Other-2
Fire Services Administration8-
Category total1632
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Assistant/Paralegal3222
Category total3222
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies114-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1439-
Category total1553-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician301
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology18-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/61
Category total542
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef-5
Culinary Arts/Chef Training30-
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager-7
Category total3012
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Community Organization and Advocacy26-
Category total26-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General27-
Commercial and Advertising Art15-
Design and Applied Arts, Other12-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General18-
Music Performance, General16-
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology-1
Category total881
Grand total315994