General Information About North Country Community College
The people of Essex and Franklin Counties of New York founded North Country Community College in 1967. The College's mission is to provide the highest quality public, post secondary education to area residents, as well as those outside the region, who desire to live, learn and grow in a unique educational setting. The College is proud to be unofficially known as "The College of Essex & Franklin". Each year students enroll at North Country from every region of New York, New England and countries around the world, to receive a progressive and individualized education in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. As the only public college within the Adirondack Park, students benefit from attendance at the State University of New York's most unique college. North Country maintains a strong reputation for progressive academic curriculum that is anchored in the liberal arts tradition. College programs are ideal for those students who plan on attaining a 2 or 4 year degree, as well as those seeking a career change.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Dual credit
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Town: Remote
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 49%
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $4,460 Room & Board Charge $8,700 Books & Supplies Cost $1,200 Dorm Capacity 96
Total Financial Aid Amounts Issued Pell Grants $1,768,756 Other Federal Grants $354,047 Scholarships & Fellowships $3,491,127 Discount Applied to Tuition/Fee $191,558 Average Grant Dollars Issued $684,162 Avg. Scholarship and Fellowships $1,745,564
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 2,328 Native American 67 Asian 19 African American 72 Hispanic 29 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,113 Enrolled FullTime Graduates