Nearly half of this country's college students enroll in a community college. After transferring to a four-year college, the majority will perform better academically than the students who started at four-year colleges.
You can apply online or you can download the application and mail it. You will need to submit a non-refundable application fee of $40 along with your application. You must also submit your high school final transcript and your immunization records.
Absolutely! Suffolk's course credits are accepted at virtually every four-year college and university in the country. Students who complete a transfer degree program (A.A. or A.S.) will generally find that all their courses are accepted for transfer credit. Students who complete a specialized degree program (A.A.S.) or who transfer before completing a degree will generally have their courses evaluated for transfer credit on a course-by-course basis.
Yes. Suffolk competes in Region XV of the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletics Association). Suffolk offers intercollegiate baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball for men. Women compete in basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, equestrian, softball, tennis and volleyball.
Students have the opportunity to gain leadership skills by getting involved with student government, Campus Activity Board, the student newspaper and literary magazine, as well as an array of almost 90 clubs and organizations.
The average class size at Suffolk County Community College is 30 to 40 students. This is unlike the lecture hall environment at many four-year colleges and universities that often have 200 to 400 students in each class.
Yes. We have disability specialists on each campus. Students have the option of self-reporting their disability when applying to the college. We contact students with disabilities before they enroll to assure that they have the appropriate individualized assistance.
Yes, child care is available on the Ammerman Campus and the Michael J. Grant Campus for children from six weeks to five years of age.
Yes, if you have achieved college-level learning in your life and work activities, you may receive credit. Life experience credit is assessed by the college by means of examinations and portfolio evaluation.
Yes, you can! Suffolk can help you in one of several ways. Take a look at the special information for students without a high school diploma on this website.
Never! You will find students of all ages and interests attending SCCC, and there are plenty of people here to help you get started.
Yes, even if you attended another college, have your transcripts from both college and high school sent to Suffolk County Community College Central Admissions Office, Annex Building, Room 111, 533 College Road Selden, NY 11784-2899
We have many students currently working on campus. Some qualify for the College Work Study program; others can work as student ambassadors. Students also find employment in offices on all three campuses.
To change a curriculum to a non-matriculated curriculum, a form may be obtained from the Registrar’s office, Records Change Form. To change a curriculum to a restricted curriculum, a form may be obtained from Admissions, Readmission/Change of Emphasis form.