Clinton Community College

Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 24
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96%

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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$194/credit
In State Students$194/credit
Out of State Students$400/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 $8,730 $8,730 $18,000
ADN 70 $13,580 $13,580 $28,000
BSN 125 $24,250 $24,250 $50,000
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, 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
Pell Grant 67% $4,122
Other Federal Grant 3% $553
State Grant & Scholarships 72% $2,371
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 14% $2,406
Federal Student Loans 58% $5,124
Private Loans 1% $7,099


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$4,084
$30,001 to $48,000$5,710
$48,001 to $75,000$8,665
$75,001 to $110,000$10,826
Over $110,000$10,931

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
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.

Clinton Community College
136 Clinton Point Dr.
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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