Onondaga Community College

Syracuse, NY 13215

Onondaga Community College is one of the 37 public 2-year colleges in New York. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Syracuse. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 22% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Onondaga Community College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,570, and fees were $584. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,140 and $584 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1971 - 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$190/credit
In State Students$190/credit
Out of State Students$190/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 $8,550 $8,550 $8,550
ADN 70 $13,300 $13,300 $13,300
BSN 125 $23,750 $23,750 $23,750
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, 82% of Onondaga 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 62% $4,436
Other Federal Grant 6% $1,494
State Grant & Scholarships 61% $2,958
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 8% $892
Federal Student Loans 39% $4,565
Private Loans 2% $6,583


Average Net Price/year
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$5,890
$30,001 to $48,000$7,607
$48,001 to $75,000$10,978
$75,001 to $110,000$13,045
Over $110,000$13,883

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Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Arkell Hall Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship

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New York State ENA September 11 Scholarship

Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.

Log Cabin Rustics Scholarship

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Back to School Nursing Scholarship

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.

Onondaga Community College
4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215

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