Nassau Community College: Ranking & Review

Garden City
United States
Top 32%

Nassau Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)19,0599,3959,664

3,430 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

689 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50.

Nassau Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Nassau Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Nassau Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$5,102$10,204
Fees for full-time undergraduates$530$530
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$213$426

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1,8101,810
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services545545
Health Professions and Related Programs316316
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service225225
Visual and Performing Arts145145
Legal Professions and Studies9797
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7373
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs6565
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4848
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4747
Personal and Culinary Services4242
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2525
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services2020
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians1919
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1616
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1414
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1111
Construction Trades99
Biological and Biomedical Sciences88
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Grand Total3,5823,582

A total of 3,582 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Nassau Community College.

Graduation rate24%19%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,476
Instructional FTE750
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

AddressOne Education Dr
Garden City, New York, 11530-6793
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population22,000