Schenectady County Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
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Schenectady County Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,5882,9853,603

1,207 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

328 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Schenectady County 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.

Schenectady County 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.

Schenectady County Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,936$7,872
Fees for full-time undergraduates$657$657
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$164$328

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services127127
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities8686
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service6565
Personal and Culinary Services5959
Health Professions and Related Programs5959
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services5151
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3535
Legal Professions and Studies2121
Visual and Performing Arts1919
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences99
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields77
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians66
Transportation and Materials Moving11
Science Technologies & Technicians
Mathematics and Statistics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Grand Total549549

A total of 549 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Schenectady County Community College.

Graduation rate20%24%17%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

General info

Alternative namesSCCC
Schenectady Community College
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff298
Instructional FTE110
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, New York, 12305
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population66,000