Cayuga County Community College

Auburn, NY 13021

Cayuga County Community College is located in Auburn, New York. This two-year college was established back in 1953 and was originally known as Auburn Community College. The school currently serves more than 4000 students and has a large number of academic programs including associate’s degree programs, transfer options, and several certificate programs that will allow students to receive special training in certain fields.

The nursing program at the school has been a very important part of the institution for quite some time. The associate’s degree in nursing program at Cayuga is designed to teach students in the most complete way possible through learning experiences that take place in classrooms, nursing laboratories, and various clinical settings. The school’s nursing program gives students the varied education that they need in order to succeed as medical professionals and has consistently produced nurses who have high success rates when taking the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Cayugas nursing program has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 44
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 99.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/1985 - 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$189/credit
In State Students$189/credit
Out of State Students$378/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 $8,505 $8,505 $17,010
ADN 70 $13,230 $13,230 $26,460
BSN 125 $23,625 $23,625 $47,250
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, 90% of Cayuga County 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 61% $4,197
Other Federal Grant 11% $540
State Grant & Scholarships 76% $2,449
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 9% $1,977
Federal Student Loans 49% $4,678
Private Loans 1% $2,945


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$3,457
$30,001 to $48,000$5,364
$48,001 to $75,000$8,914
$75,001 to $110,000$10,362
Over $110,000$11,616

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
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

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted ...

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.

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the ...

New York State Nursery/Landscape Association

Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.

Cayuga County Community College
197 Franklin Street
Auburn, NY 13021

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