SUNY Ulster

Stone Ridge, NY 12484
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Ulster County Community College is located in Stone Ridge, New York and is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) college system. This public two-year community college was established back in 1961. It currently serves more than 3,500 students. Students will be able to take advantage of more than 55 academic programs including several associate’s degree options as well as many certificate programs from which students can choose. This school has robust online learning options for students who need the convenience of learning from home, as well. It also has a large number of different transfer opportunities to larger four-year universities.

The Ulster County Community College nursing program offers students the chance to pursue associate's degree in nursing. This program is designed to take two academic years to complete, although it is also possible to pursue this degree on a part-time basis. It gives students a varied education that includes classroom learning and clinical experiences at local hospitals and health agencies. Ulster County Community College also offers advanced placement options for existing LPNs who are looking to become RNs. The nursing program at this school is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students3,560
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
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 5 25
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1995 - 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$170/credit
In State Students$170/credit
Out of State Students$340/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 $7,650 $7,650 $15,300
ADN 70 $11,900 $11,900 $23,800
BSN 125 $21,250 $21,250 $42,500
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, 79% of SUNY Ulster's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 56% $4,791
Other Federal Grant 12% $473
State Grant & Scholarships 69% $2,446
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 27% $1,036
Federal Student Loans 22% $4,151
Private Loans -- $7,000


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$1,464
$30,001 to $48,000$3,806
$48,001 to $75,000$6,962
$75,001 to $110,000$8,540
Over $110,000$10,034

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
SUNY Ulster
491 Cottekill Rd
Stone Ridge, NY 12484

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