Niagara County Community College

Sanborn, NY 14132
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Niagara County Community College (NCCC) is located in Sanborn, New York and is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) college system. NCCC is a public community college that was established back in 1962 and it now serves over 5000 students. Students can pursue many academic paths on the school's 285-acre campus. There are a number of different associate’s degree and certificate options to consider as well as some dual admissions programs to help make transferring to a four-year college an even smoother process than usual. 

The NCCC nursing program allows students to pursue a practical nursing program for students who wish to become LPNs or an associate’s degree nursing program for those who want to become RNs. The NCCC nursing program also gives students various clinical experiences at hospitals, health care facilities, and community agencies in Niagara, Erie, and Orleans counties. This nursing program is accredited by both the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the State Education Department.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students5,439
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 11 94
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 17
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1978 - 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$176/credit
In State Students$176/credit
Out of State Students$440/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 $7,920 $7,920 $19,800
ADN 70 $12,320 $12,320 $30,800
BSN 125 $22,000 $22,000 $55,000
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, 84% of Niagara 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 58% $4,169
Other Federal Grant 5% $509
State Grant & Scholarships 70% $2,057
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $998
Federal Student Loans 38% $4,462
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
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$3,557
$30,001 to $48,000$5,270
$48,001 to $75,000$8,605
$75,001 to $110,000$10,445
Over $110,000$11,218

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
Niagara County Community College
3111 Saunders Settlement Rd
Sanborn, NY 14132

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