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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 Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • ASE Education Foundation
  • 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)

Approvals

  • American Bar Association (ABA)

Academic Programs

The College offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 options of study. Degrees include:
  • Associate in Arts (A.A.)
  • Associate in Science (A.S.)
  • Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

College Faculty

416 full-time faculty; 2,145 adjunct faculty

Student Body

All College: Approximately 21,000 students
 
Ammerman: 9,913 total
  • 5,000 full-time; 4,913 part-time
Eastern: 3,352 total
  • 1,304 full-time; 2,048 part-time
Michael J. Grant: 7,893 total
  • 3,186 full-time; 4,707 part-time

Gender:  Female: 56% |  Male: 44%

Age:       18-24: 80%  |  25 and over: 20%

Ethnicity:

White:
Black/African American:
Hispanic:
Asian/Pacific Islander:
International:
American Indian/
Alaskan Native:

Two or More:
Native Hawaiian:
Other/Unknown:
51.3%
  8.1%
29.3%
  4.6%
  0.4%

  0.3%
  2.0%
  0.1%
  3.9%

Estimated Annual Expenses

Tuition and Fees (residents): $6,270
Books/Supplies: $1,500

Financial Aid

Suffolk County Community College awards more than $60 million in federal and state financial aid to more than 16,000 students annually. A tuition payment plan is available.

The Suffolk Community College Foundation also awards hundreds of thousands of dollars 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:
Excelsior Scholarship Program
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
New York State STEM (NYSSTEM)
Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)
New York Part-Time Scholarships
New York Foster Youth Funding
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,  Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field
  • Women: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field

Club Teams: Cheer, Esports

A Wide Range of Intramural Sports

Services/Student Life

  • Educational, Career and Personal Counseling
  • Services for Students with Disabilities
  • Career Planning and Services
  • Veterans Services 
  • Child Care Facilities
  • Student Newspaper and Literary Publications
  • Theatre Productions, Musical Performances, Art Exhibits
  • Films, Lectures, Concerts, Trips
  • Close to 100 Clubs and Student Organizations 

Academic Support Services

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

And More...

  • Small Classes Averaging 21 Students
  • Accessible Faculty
  • Study Abroad Programs
  • Honors Program
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
  • Transfer Opportunities
  • Joint Admission Agreements
  • Co-op/Internship Programs
  • Early Morning, Day, Evening, Weekend, and Online Classes Available