North Country Community College

Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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North Country Community College is one of the thirty-seven public 2-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in Saranac Lake town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,006 students attend the school. Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

North Country Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,692, and fees were $922. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,068 and $922 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,006
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 66
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 10 66
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 94.1%
  • NCLEX-RN: 61.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1975 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$196/credit
In State Students$196/credit
Out of State Students$462/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $8,820 $8,820 $20,790
ADN 70 $13,720 $13,720 $32,340
BSN 125 $24,500 $24,500 $57,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of North Country Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 64% $4,368
Other Federal Grant 5% $943
State Grant & Scholarships 63% $2,227
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 58% $4,953
Private Loans 2% $9,832


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,157
$30,001 to $48,000$8,876
$48,001 to $75,000$13,006
$75,001 to $110,000$14,814
Over $110,000$15,699

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
North Country Community College
23 Santanoni Avenue
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

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