Suffolk County Community College

Selden, NY 11784
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Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is located in Selden, New York and is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) college system. SCCC was established back in 1959 and the 555-acre campus currently serves more than 26,000 students. Students are able to take advantage of a large number of associate’s degree programs in various fields of study and many certificate programs as well. SCCC even has college art galleries where student art exhibitions are displayed. Students can also enjoy the athletics department at this school as it has traditionally been a successful part of the NJCAA Division III.

The SCCC nursing program gives students the chance to pursue the practical nursing program or the associate’s degree in nursing program. LPN-to-RN placement options are available for those who qualify. Students will also have RN-to-BSN transfer opportunities due to the many partnerships that SCCC has formed with four-year universities. All nursing programs will feature classroom instruction, laboratory experiences, and clinical experiences. The SCCC school of nursing is a member of the National Association for Associate Degree Nursing (NOADN). This nursing program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students26,756
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 34 232
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 26
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 77%
  • NCLEX-RN: 77.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1966 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
02/01/2011 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1966 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates --

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$203/credit
In State Students$203/credit
Out of State Students$406/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 $9,135 $9,135 $18,270
ADN 70 $14,210 $14,210 $28,420
BSN 125 $25,375 $25,375 $50,750
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, 66% of Suffolk 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 44% $4,105
Other Federal Grant 13% $323
State Grant & Scholarships 53% $2,744
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $2,399
Federal Student Loans 19% $3,753
Private Loans -- $3,417


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$2,830
$30,001 to $48,000$4,152
$48,001 to $75,000$7,894
$75,001 to $110,000$10,332
Over $110,000$11,141

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
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.
Suffolk County Community College
533 College Rd
Selden, NY 11784

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