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Nassau Community College Overview

Located in Garden City, New York, Nassau Community College is a public institution. Garden City is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Nassau Community College Known For?

2,918 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Nassau Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

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Nassau Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Nassau Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Hospitality Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Nassau Community College?

Location of Nassau Community College

Contact details for Nassau Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Education Dr, Garden City, NY 11530-6793
Phone: 516-572-7501
Website: www.ncc.edu/

How Do I Get Into Nassau Community College?

You can apply to Nassau Community College online at: www.ncc.edu/admissions/

Since Nassau Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Nassau Community College?

16% Take Out Loans
10.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Nassau Community College, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $4,669 a year. That adds up to $18,676 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Nassau Community College is 10.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Nassau Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,100 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,406 undergraduate students at Nassau Community College, with 10,100 being full-time and 7,306 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Nassau Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,100 full-time undergraduates at Nassau Community College, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Nassau Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Nassau Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nassau Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 709
Black or African American 1,987
Hispanic or Latino 3,177
White 3,412
International Students 166
Other Races/Ethnicities 649

Over 59 countries are represented at Nassau Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Nassau Community College

741 Took All Classes Online
3,839 Took At Least One Class Online
14.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,839 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Nassau Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Nassau Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Nassau Community College was 14.7%. This is the #1,090 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Nassau Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Nassau Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,429 0 1,429
Business Administration & Management 232 2 234
Criminal Justice & Corrections 166 0 166
Nursing 116 0 116
Accounting 78 0 78
Allied Health Professions 74 0 74
Computer Information Systems 66 1 67
Health & Medical Administrative Services 35 26 61
Communication & Media Studies 55 0 55
Marketing 49 0 49
Fine & Studio Arts 49 0 49
Legal Support Services 20 27 47
Design & Applied Arts 45 0 45
Computer Science 41 0 41
Human Services 40 0 40
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 27 0 27
Audiovisual Communications 0 24 24
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 24 0 24
Engineering Science 23 0 23
Ethnic Studies 18 1 19
Funeral & Mortuary Science 19 0 19
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 17 0 17
Civil Engineering Technology 16 0 16
Writing Studies 16 0 16
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 15 0 15
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 14 0 14
Hospitality Management 13 0 13
Electronics Engineering Technology 13 0 13
Culinary Arts 11 1 12
Music 12 0 12
American Sign Language 11 0 11
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 11 0 11
Health & Physical Education 10 0 10
Building Management & Inspection 0 9 9
Other Health Professions 9 0 9
Fire Protection 9 0 9
Homeland Security 9 0 9
Teaching Assistants 0 8 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 6 0 6
General Biology 5 0 5
General Sales & Marketing 5 0 5
Drama & Theater Arts 5 0 5
Dance 2 0 2
Graphic Communications 0 1 1
Computer Software & Applications 0 1 1
Data Processing 0 1 1
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 1 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0
Other Construction 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,815 103 2,918

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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