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You Belong Here!

Become the Person You Want to Be. SUNY Suffolk is the ideal place for you to pursue your academic and career goals. We are dedicated to serving all students: recent high school graduates; returning college students; adult learners, including those who already have a job, but need to complete specialized courses or training to advance their career or secure a new position; and the student who recently arrived on Long Island, who is learning English and figuring out life in a new country. In every instance, our most important obligation is to make certain each student has the best educational experience possible. Our exceptional faculty deliver classes face-to-face and online and are experts at helping prepare students for the future. With the lowest college tuition on Long Island and over 100 degree and certificate program options to choose from, we are your regional resource when it comes to accessing quality higher education experiences.

A Complete College Experience. As the largest community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, you can count on Suffolk for a full collegiate experience. With recognized NJCAA (Div. III) athletic programs, more than 150 student clubs, organizations and support services, you will have countless opportunities to grow both academically and personally.

Transferability. Our graduates routinely transition to a variety of baccalaureate programs at public and private colleges and universities on Long Island, around New York State, and throughout the nation.

Jobs! As technology changes, as business changes, as society changes, higher education needs to make sure students are prepared for the jobs of the future. Suffolk County Community College offers today’s most sought-after programs, including Cybersecurity, Nursing, Culinary Arts, Theatre Arts, Automotive Technology, Criminal Justice, and many more. We also work closely with regional industry to ensure a pipeline of skilled and credentialed students in CNC machining, welding, soldering and other growth areas to meet projected workforce demand.

Everyone Belongs! Our College is dedicated to building an appreciation for the many kinds of difference that strengthen the college community and are also reflective of Suffolk County. Talent and ambition, a desire to excel, and energy and entrepreneurial spirit come in all colors, genders, shapes and sizes, and these qualities are evenly distributed among all parts of our community. SUNY Suffolk will always stand as a bridge to opportunity for all students.

Scholarships. The Suffolk Community College Foundation annually awards more than $500,000 in student scholarships for new and continuing students.

Our campuses in Riverhead, Selden, and Brentwood, and our Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center in downtown Riverhead, make it convenient for students to attend school at a location close to home or work. If this sounds like the learning environment you are looking for, I encourage you to enroll at Suffolk. Visit our website for more information at There is no doubt we are the best choice for your first two years of higher education.