Suffolk at a Glance


Type: Co-ed, two-year, public community college
Setting: Suburban
Founded: 1959
Sponsors: State of New York, County of Suffolk

Campuses

Ammerman at Selden
Eastern at Riverhead
Michael J. Grant at Brentwood

Accreditations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE)
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Commission on Accrediting in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)

Academic Programs

The College offers Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees and certificates in approximately 100 programs of study.
498 full-time faculty; 1,576 adjunct faculty

Student Body

Over 26,000 students

 

Ammerman:

7,414 full-time
8,031 part-time
15,445 total

 

Michael J. Grant:

4,304 full-time
5,777 part-time
10,081 total

 

Eastern:

1,507 full-time
2,591 part-time
4,098 total

 

Gender:

Female
Male

54%
46%

Age:

18-24
25 and over

75%
25%

Ethnicity:

White
Black
Hispanic
Asian Pacific
American
Indian
Other/Unknown
56.2%
7.8%
15.6%
2.8%

0.3%
17.3%

Estimated Annual Expenses

Tuition and Fees (residents): $4,850
Books/Supplies: $1,200
 


Financial Aid

Suffolk County Community College awards more than $60 million in federal and state financial aid to more than 17,000 students annually.
A tuition payment plan is available.

Suffolk also awards more than $550,000 in scholarships each year.

Federal Grants and Loans:

        PELL Grants
        Supplemental Educational Opportunity
        Grants (SEOG)

        College Work Study
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program

New York State Grants:
        Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
        Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)
        State Aid to Native Americans

Other Sources of Aid:

        Adult Career and Continuing Education
        Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (VESID)

        Veterans GI Bill Benefits

        DMNA Educational Incentive Program

        New York State Department of Labor
        Department of Social Services

        Employer Tuition Reimbursement
        Programs

Athletics

Intercollegiate Sports (Division III of the National Junior College Athletic Association - NJCAA)
Men:  baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track.
Women:  basketball, bowling, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track, and volleyball.
Dance/Cheer Club sponsored by the athletic department Intramural sports

Services/Student Life

Educational, Career and Personal Counseling
Services to Students with Disabilities
Career Planning and Services
Child Care Facilities
Student Newspaper and Literary Publications
Theatre Productions, Musical Performances,
Art Exhibits
Films, Lectures, Concerts, Trips
90 clubs

Academic Support Services

Learning Labs for Mathematics, Computers, Reading, Writing
Tutorial Services
Student Success Program
Library Open 7 Days a Week

And More...

Small Class Size Averaging 23 Students
Low Student/Faculty Ratio of 18:1
Accessible Faculty
Honors Program
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Transfer Opportunities
Joint Admission Agreements
Co-op/Internship Programs