Ten Reasons to Choose Suffolk

  • Suffolk County Community College is a unit of the State University of New York
  • Ease of transfer to four-year colleges or universities
  • Quality education equal to or exceeding the first two years at a four-year baccalaureate institution
  • Lowest tuition in Suffolk County
  • As little as one-fifth the cost of a private institution
  • Students may save as much as $10,000 - $20,000 annually by completing an associate's degree before transferring to a four-year institution
  • Average class size of 20 - 30
  • No large "lecture hall" classes with hundreds of students
  • Accessible, caring faculty who are expert in their fields
  • Teaching excellence is the rule, not the exception
  • Faculty who are distinguished by a love of teaching
  • Approximately 100 programs of study
  • Career programs
  • Transfer programs
  • Ammerman Campus in SELDEN
  • Eastern Campus in RIVERHEAD
  • Grant Campus in BRENTWOOD
  • Culinary Arts Center in RIVERHEAD
  • Sayville Center in SAYVILLE
Whether you're planning to attend full-time or part-time, day or evening, Suffolk has a program for you
  • Over $250,000 in merit-based scholarships is awarded annually
  • Over 100 scholarship programs for current students
  • New student scholarships range from several hundred dollars to over a dozen "full-tuition", "four-semester" scholarships
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* Available to both part-time and full-time students
* Parallels the first two years of a competitive liberal arts education
* Personalized academic advising
* Challenging interdisciplinary study for academically talented students
  • Over 90 clubs and organizations on three campuses
  • Activities taking place each semester including lectures, trips, musical performances, theatre productions, films, holiday celebrations, art exhibitions, intramural and intercollegiate sports, student newspapers and literary magazines