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Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College is a two-year college located in East Garden City, New York, United States. The school is in Nassau County on Long Island. NCC maintains a nationwide reputation ease of transferability to four-year institutions.

Location

Address
One Education Dr
City
Garden City
State
NY

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
23110
In State Tuition Fees
4088
Out State Tuition Fees
8176
Grade Point Average(GPA)
2.51
Male Female Ratio
50:50
Acceptance Rate
100%
Student Faculty Ratio
21:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
No
Mascot
Lion
Colors
Blue Orange
Conference
Region 15

College History

History

Nassau Community College was created as part of the State University of New York (SUNY) in 1959. When the college opened, on February 1, 1960, it had 632 students, and classes were held in an old courthouse. When Mitchel Air Force Base closed, the college obtained substantial property, including buildings to develop its new campus, on what is now known as Mitchel Field. (The government still retains some housing and other facilities in the vicinity of the Nassau campus.)Nassau Community College annually awards the largest number of Associate degrees in the State of New York and the third largest number of Associate degrees for two-year public colleges in the United States. The strongest programs at Nassau Community College are mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, civil engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, and nursing. NCC offers the A.A. degree in Liberal Arts focused on humanities and social sciences, specialized A.A. and A.S. transfer degrees, and A.A.S. degrees and certificate programs designed to serve immediate employment goals of students. Intern/work-study opportunities with local, national and international businesses and organizations are available for students in both career and liberal arts programs.

College Specialty

Specialty

Nassau Community College, a constituent member of the State University of New York system, is a comprehensive, full-opportunity institution of higher education. All who can benefit from its resources have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills and to pursue the goal of lifelong learning. The College is dedicated to high-quality, low-cost education and career preparation to meet the needs and interests of the community it serves. It is committed to academic excellence and the dignity and worth of the individual. To this end, Nassau Community College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as Certificate and continuing education programs. Its curricula span the liberal arts and sciences, as well as pre-professional and professional areas, for the benefit of a diverse population. The College places a high priority on small classes, taught by qualified, experienced faculty, to provide an optimal educational environment.

Alumni

Alumni

Bruce Arena, Former coach of the United States men's national soccer team Arjun Atwal, Professional golfer Brian Baldinger, Radio and TV commentator, author Steve Buscemi, American actor Billy Crystal, comedian Steve Israel, United States Congressman Lou Michel, author and journalist John Moschitta, Jr., famous speed talker Eddie Murphy, American actor and comedian Elliott Murphy singer/songwriter & writer Mark O'Connell (drummer), Drummer of the American band Taking Back Sunday Michael Robinson (arena football), Arena Football League Player Zack Ryder (Matthew Cardona), professional wrestler signed to WWE Chris Weidman, UFC fighter and current UFC Middleweight Champion

Campus

Campus

Suburban

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