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Suffolk County Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Suffolk County 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 Suffolk County Community College Ranked?

2020 Rankings

Overall Quality

Suffolk County Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Is It Hard to Get Into Suffolk County Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Suffolk County 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 Suffolk County Community College admissions.

Suffolk County Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Suffolk County Community College, this rate is 24 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

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 Suffolk County Community College is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Suffolk County 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 Suffolk County 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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Suffolk County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 26,756 undergraduates at Suffolk County Community College with 13,867 being full-time and 12,889 being part-time.

How Much Does Suffolk County Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Suffolk County Community College is $5,787. 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 Suffolk County Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,830 $4,152 $7,894 $10,332 $11,141

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 Suffolk County Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Suffolk County Community College, approximately 19% of students took out student loans averaging $3,791 a year. That adds up to $15,164 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Suffolk County Community College is 9.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Suffolk County Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Suffolk County Community College make around $37,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Suffolk County Community College make the most money.

Location of Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College is a public institution located in Selden, New York. Selden is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Suffolk County Community College

Contact details for Suffolk County Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 533 College Rd, Selden, NY 11784-2899
Phone: 631-451-4110
Website: www3.sunysuffolk.edu

Suffolk County Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Suffolk County Community College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 6,214 students took at least one online class at Suffolk County Community College. This is an increase from the 5,192 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 6,214 808
2016-2017 5,192 575
2015-2016 2,802 530
2014-2015 3,023 210
2013-2014 2,801 520

Learn more about online learning at Suffolk County Community College.

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