SUNY Adirondack Community College

640 Bay Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804

School Details

Founded in 1961, SUNY Adirondack Community College is connected to the greater State University of New York (SUNY) educational organization and primarily serves the counties of Warren, Washington, and Saratoga. The College has campus locations in Queensbury and Wilton, in addition to an online campus. The public, two-year Adirondack Community College awards Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees, along with certificates in more than thirty fields of study. Four-year degrees and Master’s degrees can be obtained through the Community College’s partnership with the Regional Higher Education Center. The most popular degrees through Adirondack Community College include the Humanities & Social Science, Math & Science, Business Administration, Nursing, and Criminal Justice programs. Additionally, the College also sponsors continuing educational programs, like Workforce/Professional Development and Community Outreach programming. With an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students, the College maintains a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1.

SUNY Adirondack Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institution recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

For nontraditional students and students requiring more flexible schedules, SUNY Adirondack Community College sponsors an online campus with several degree programs and a wide array of courses to choose from. Students can pursue a Business Administration AS Degree, a Business Administration AAS, and a Liberal Arts Humanities and Social Sciences AA degree online. In addition, 20-plus fields of study, such as Art History, Economics, and Nursing, host more than fifty online classes per semester. Online classes maintain the same standards and are taught by highly qualified faculty like that of their on-campus counterparts. Though classes are taught in asynchronous formats, students must still complete assignments with deadlines. Support services, like student advising, the Center for Reading and Writing via phone tutoring, and the SUNY Adirondack Library are available.

Interested students, including adult students, will need to submit the application and fee, along with official high school transcripts or GED test scores. Full-time tuition for eligible New York state residents is $1,832 per semester while out-of-state tuition is $3,664 per semester, not including additional fees.

SUNY Adirondack Community College supports financial aid programs, including grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study. Grant programs include the:

  •     Federal Pell Grant
  •     Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  •     New York State Tuition Assistance Program
  •     New York State Aid for Part-Time Study
  •     New York State Part-Time TAP Grant
  •     New York State Veterans Tuition Awards
  •     Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities.
Loan programs include the Federal Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, Federal Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students, along with alternative student loans. SUNY Adirondack also supports federal and institutional work-study programs. Furthermore the Institution supports merit-based, need-based, and departmental scholarships for eligible applicants. SUNY Adirondack also supports the educational needs of eligible veterans, military personnel, and their dependents through programs like the:
  •     Montgomery G.I.Bill
  •     Vocational Rehabilitation for Service-Disabled Veterans
  •     Post 9/11 G.I. Bill
  •     Dependents Education Assistance Program
  •     Montgomery G.I. Bill, Selected Reserve.




School Overview:

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    Public, 2-year
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  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Associate's degree
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