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Adirondack Community College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Adirondack Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Adirondack Community College was awarded 30 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

SUNY Adirondack landed the #1,894 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Out of the 160 colleges in New York, SUNY Adirondack is ranked at #136.

See all of the rankings for Adirondack Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into SUNY Adirondack?

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

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 41%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  41 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Adirondack Community College

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 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  57 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Adirondack Community College.

Adirondack Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of SUNY Adirondack is $8,558. 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 +
$5,642 $7,565 $10,673 $12,160 $14,178

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 40% of students took out student loans averaging $5,853 a year. That adds up to $23,412 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SUNY Adirondack is 16.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do SUNY Adirondack Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from SUNY Adirondack make about $31,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 20% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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

Location of Adirondack Community College

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

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

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 2019-2020, 2,371 students took at least one online class at Adirondack Community College. This is an increase from the 852 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,371 1,468
2018-2019 852 174
2017-2018 908 172
2016-2017 883 171
2015-2016 813 203

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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