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Rockland Community College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Rockland Community College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Rockland Community College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Rockland Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Rockland Community College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Rockland Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Rockland Community College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Rockland 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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Rockland Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Rockland Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Rockland Community College is 23%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  23 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Rockland Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Rockland Community College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Rockland Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,950 undergraduates at Rockland Community College with 3,674 being full-time and 3,276 being part-time.

Rockland Community College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Rockland Community College is 70.82 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  70.82 out of 100
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How Much Does Rockland Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Rockland Community College is $9,751. 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 Rockland Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,926 $8,972 $11,362 $13,983 $14,940

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 Rockland 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 Rockland Community College, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,787 a year. That adds up to $19,148 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rockland Community College is 11.1%. 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 Rockland Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Rockland Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $37,400 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 6% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Rockland Community College

Rockland Community College is a public institution located in Suffern, New York. Suffern is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of Rockland Community College

Contact details for Rockland Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 145 College Rd, Suffern, NY 10901-3699
Phone: 845-574-4000

Rockland Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Rockland 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 2017-2018, 1,565 students took at least one online class at Rockland Community College. This is an increase from the 1,329 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,565 243
2016-2017 1,329 231
2015-2016 1,286 216
2014-2015 1,295 235
2013-2014 1,213 225

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