Nassau Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


With a reputation for academic excellence and ease of transferability to four-year schools, Nassau is the largest single campus community college in the SUNY system and ranks third in the number of degrees awarded annually by two-year colleges in the United States.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 21952

Undergraduate Students: 21952
Faculty: 618

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 36:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 36:1

Contact Information

One Education Drive
Garden City New York 11530


Main Email:

Main Phone: 516-572-7501

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Tika A. Esler
Dean of Admissions, Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum GPA requirements vary by program.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Only equivalent courses with a grade of "C" or higher relevant to a student's degree requirements at Nassau will be accepted from other colleges to apply toward a degree.

Credits (Min/Max):
Although a minimum of 33 credits must be completed at NCC to earn a degree, the College may transfer additional courses in case students change their program of study while in attendance.

Test Scores for Applying:
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and/or American College Test (ACT) scores are not required, but can be helpful in making a positive admission decision when a student does not meet the criteria for a particular program.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Though not required, letters of recommendation from faculty are recommended.

Essay(s) required:
Not required for general admissions consideration.

Application Fee:
There is a $50 application fee.

Other Requirements:
Requirements for admission to specific programs vary, including application deadlines.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:
Nearly seventy percent of NCC graduates transfer to four-year institutions.

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:
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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The College offers federal and state grant and loan programs to matriculated students enrolled in an approved degree granting program. Students who require financial aid should apply early for both admission to the College and for financial aid programs.

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