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North Country Community College
North Country Community College 23 Santanoni Avenue Saranac Lake, NY 12983 Phone: (518) 891-2915
  • 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, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Town: Remote
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 49%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 2,328
    Native American 67.0
    Asian 19.0
    African American 72.0
    Hispanic 29.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,113
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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