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Adirondack Community College Data & Information Overview

Fair Price Value for Your Money
15% Student Loan Default Rate
Find out more about how Adirondack Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below.
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How Well Is Adirondack Community College Ranked?

#2,102 Best Colleges in Nation
#137 Best Colleges in NY
Health Professions Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

SUNY Adirondack is ranked #2,102 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.

SUNY Adirondack also holds the #137 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into SUNY Adirondack?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Adirondack Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Adirondack Community College admissions.

Adirondack Community College Faculty

15 to 1 Student to Faculty
48% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Adirondack Community College, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Adirondack Community College is 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Adirondack Community College

53% Freshmen Retention

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Adirondack Community College this rate is 53%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  53 out of 100

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Adirondack Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,501 Full-Time Undergraduates
16.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
56.2% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,994 undergraduates at SUNY Adirondack with 1,501 being full-time and 1,493 being part-time.

How Much Does Adirondack Community College Cost?

$8,931 Net Price
28% Take Out Loans
$21,568 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of SUNY Adirondack is $8,931. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for SUNY Adirondack

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,825 $8,077 $11,505 $13,032 $14,699

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of SUNY Adirondack, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SUNY Adirondack, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $5,392 a year. That adds up to $21,568 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SUNY Adirondack is 14.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do SUNY Adirondack Graduates Make?

$37,491 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from SUNY Adirondack make around $37,491 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 12% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Adirondack Community College make the most money.

Location of Adirondack Community College

New York State
1,501 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Adirondack Community College is a public institution located in Queensbury, New York. SUNY Adirondack is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Contact details for SUNY Adirondack are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 640 Bay Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804
Phone: 518-743-2200

Adirondack Community College Majors

23 Majors With Completions
527 Undergraduate Degrees
Learn more about the majors offered at Adirondack Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at SUNY Adirondack

43% Take At Least One Class Online
16% Take All Classes Online

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2020-2021, 1,164 students took at least one online class at Adirondack Community College. This is a decrease from the 2,371 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,164 419
2019-2020 2,371 1,468
2018-2019 852 174
2017-2018 908 172
2016-2017 883 171

Learn more about online learning at Adirondack Community College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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