Genesee Community College

Batavia, NY 14020

Genesee Community College (GCC) is located in Batavia, New York and is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) college system. This public community college was established back in 1966. There are more than 5500 students at GCC currently and the school seeks to provide all of them with a high-quality education. This school even offers housing facilities for out-of-area students. GCC offers students more than 65 academic programs including associate’s degrees at this school as well as a range of different academic certificates.

The GCC nursing program allows students to earn associate’s degrees in nursing. The nursing theory will be the main focus of the classes but there will also be many clinical experiences where students can gain practical experience at regional health service provider sites. The GCC nursing program also offers students many transfer options to four-year universities. Those who wish to pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing can benefit from starting their education at GCC. This nursing program has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 120
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1972 - 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$165/credit
In State Students$165/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 $7,425 $7,425 $8,550
ADN 70 $11,550 $11,550 $13,300
BSN 125 $20,625 $20,625 $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, 96% of Genesee 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 72% $4,638
Other Federal Grant 55% $119
State Grant & Scholarships 91% $1,824
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 5% $896
Federal Student Loans 91% $4,061
Private Loans -- $1,525


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$4,316
$30,001 to $48,000$4,538
$48,001 to $75,000$9,783
$75,001 to $110,000$9,811
Over $110,000$10,961

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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

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.

Genesee Community College
One College Rd
Batavia, NY 14020

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