Columbia-Greene Community College

Hudson, NY 12534

Columbia-Greene Community College (C-GCC) is located in Hudson, New York and is one of several community colleges that are governed by the State University of New York (SUNY). This community college was established in 1966 and it serves over 2000 students currently. C-GCC has more than 30 associate’s degree programs for students to take part in and several undergraduate certificate programs f. This institution has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Students will also find many clubs and organizations within the college that can help to add to the overall experience of the school. C-GCC even offers intramural athletics with co-ed sports teams in several different sports.

The C-GCC nursing program is considered to be an outstanding option for students in the area. This school offers students an associate’s degree nursing program that allows them to gain experience that will help them once they have moved on toward professional careers. Their faculty is dedicated to providing the most thorough instruction possible and partnerships with local health facilities and hospitals provide excellent clinical experience situations for students. This nursing program has been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 44
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/1988 - 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, 78% of Columbia-Greene 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 54% $4,193
Other Federal Grant 7% $511
State Grant & Scholarships 45% $2,517
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $1,465
Federal Student Loans 23% $4,483
Private Loans -- --


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$3,665
$30,001 to $48,000$5,124
$48,001 to $75,000$8,287
$75,001 to $110,000$10,129
Over $110,000$11,023

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
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.

Columbia-Greene Community College
4400 Route 23
Hudson, NY 12534

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