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)
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)/Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
– Paramedic Program
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.
482 full-time faculty; 1,782 adjunct faculty

Student Body:

More than 27,000 students

Ammerman:

6,901 full-time
8,519 part-time
15,420 total

Eastern:

1,404 full-time
3,045 part-time
4,449 total

Michael J. Grant:

4,236 full-time
6,875 part-time
11,111 total

Gender:

Female
Male

54%
46%

Age:

18-24
25 and over

80%
20%

Ethnicity:

White
Black
Hispanic
Asian Pacific
American
Indian
Other/Unknown
52.6%
7.9%
18.2%
3.4%

0.5%
17.4%

Estimated Annual Expenses:

Tuition and Fees (residents): $5,500
Books/Supplies: $1,500



Financial Aid:

Suffolk County Community College awards more than $61 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 $600,000 in scholarships each year.

Federal Grants and Loans:

PELL Grants
Supplemental Educational Opportunity
Grants (SEOG)

College Work Study
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Grant)
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program

New York State Grants:

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

Other Sources of Aid:

Adult Career and Continuing Education
Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)

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, Tennis, Track
Women: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball

Cheer Team, Dance Team, Equestrian, and Men's Ice Hockey sponsored by the Athletic Department

A wide range of intramural sports

Services/Student Life:

Educational, Career and Personal Counseling
Services for 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 Classes, averaging 23 students
Low Student/Faculty Ratio of 25:1
Accessible Faculty
Study Abroad Programs
Honors Program
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Transfer Opportunities
Joint Admission Agreements
Co-op/Internship Programs

Scheduling options to fit your lifestyle, including online, early morning/evening, and weekend classes.