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Columbia-Greene Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Columbia-Greene Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Columbia-Greene Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Columbia-Greene Community College was awarded 43 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Columbia-Greene Community College as #2,103 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Columbia-Greene Community College is also ranked #148 out of 160 schools in New York.

See all of the rankings for Columbia-Greene Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Columbia-Greene Community College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Columbia-Greene Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Columbia-Greene 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 Columbia-Greene Community College, this ratio is 14 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Columbia-Greene Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Columbia-Greene 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 Columbia-Greene Community College this rate is 56%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  56 out of 100

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Columbia-Greene Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,445 undergraduates at Columbia-Greene Community College with 439 being full-time and 1,006 being part-time.

How Much Does Columbia-Greene Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Columbia-Greene Community College is $5,833. 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 Columbia-Greene Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,532 $4,659 $8,155 $8,999 $10,836

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 Columbia-Greene Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Columbia-Greene Community College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,409 a year. That adds up to $17,636 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Columbia-Greene Community College is 15.7%. 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 Columbia-Greene Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Columbia-Greene Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $34,900 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 12% 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 Columbia-Greene Community College make the most money.

Location of Columbia-Greene Community College

Columbia-Greene Community College is a public institution located in Hudson, New York. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Columbia-Greene Community College.

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Contact details for Columbia-Greene Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4400 Route 23, Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: 518-828-4181

Columbia-Greene Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Columbia-Greene Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Columbia-Greene Community College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,396 students took at least one online class at Columbia-Greene Community College. This is an increase from the 261 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,396 1,312
2018-2019 261 60
2017-2018 302 67
2016-2017 262 71
2015-2016 390 60

Learn more about online learning at Columbia-Greene 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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