North Country Community College
Saranac Lake, NY 12983-0089

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,931
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 96 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

North Country Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

North Country Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,850 and in-state students paid $4,600.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$9,413
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$4,600
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$10,850
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 78% of North Country Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,338 (which is 0.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at North Country Community College in 2016-2017, was 147, which is 55% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,146 (which is 12.9% above the national average.)

$4,338
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$5,146
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
78%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, North Country Community College has enrolled a total of 1,931 students (806 students full-time and 1,125 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,931 students, 74 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 10 students for distance studies.

1,931
Total Enrollment
74
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 84%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 3%

Black/African American: 2%

Hispanic: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at North Country Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 52% 511
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 11% 107
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 9% 90
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 52
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 23
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 10
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 1% 6
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 1% 6
Natural Resources And Conservation 0% 4 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

36%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of North Country Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
45%
Dropout rate
16%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of North Country Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,900. Last year, out of the total 725 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 616 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 859 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 722 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,900 $28,000
Employment Rate 85% 84%
Total Graduates 725 859

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of North Country Community College.

Clinton Community College
40.4 mile away