Clinton Community College
Clinton Community College is located in Plattsburgh, New York and is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) community college system. It was established back in 1966 and it serves just a bit over 2000 students. Clinton offers students the chance to earn various types of associate’s degrees, many with transfer options, and there are also a few certificate programs for students to enjoy. The average class size at this college is quite small, allowing students to receive more personalized attention than at many other colleges in the surrounding areas. The academic programs at Clinton have the full approval of the New York State Department of Education.
The Clinton Community College nursing program educates students to provide safe, quality, patient-centered care. This is an associate’s degree nursing program that has produced many skilled nurses over the years. The success rates for students passing the NCLEX-RN licensure exam is high and graduates go on to find employment with ease. The communication and reasoning skills that are taught to students will serve them well in their lives as nursing professionals. This nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
|Campus LocaleDistant Town|
|Number of Students1,547|
|Student to Faculty Ratio16:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
01/01/1975 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
11/01/1988 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$194/credit|
|In State Students||$194/credit|
|Out of State Students||$400/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of Clinton Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||3%||$553|
|State Grant & Scholarships||72%||$2,371|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||14%||$2,406|
|Federal Student Loans||58%||$5,124|
$6,562Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,084|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,710|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,665|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,826|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.