Genesee Community College

Genesee Community College

Genesee Community College, or GCC, is a public community college with its main campus in the Town of Batavia, New York, United States. The college also has branch campuses in Warsaw, Albion, Medina, Dansville, Arcade, and Lakeville, New York. It was originally established in 1966 as part of the State University of New York system (SUNY). The college offers more than 50 academic programs in diverse areas of study.

GCC fields more than eight intercollegiate men's and women's teams. They participate in various sports including basketball, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, and volleyball. They are nicknamed the Cougars. Their colors are blue and gold. The college also has a radio station known as The Music.

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Contacting Genesee Community College

Genesee Community College
One College Rd
Batavia , NY 14020
General Phone: (585) 343-0055

Genesee Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts198liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management105business management, customer service management, accounting, accounting technology, retail, sales, fashion merchandising
Family and Social Work75adult development and aging, child care management, community organization, social service professions
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement55criminal justice and administration, corrections and criminal justice
Therapy and Counseling22physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Computer Science and Engineering21information science, webmastering, computer services management, computer support
Medical Support and Technology20respiratory care tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18health and physical education, occupational therapist assistant, recreational therapy
Medical Administration16medical secretary
Hospitality12tourism and travel, tourism promotion
Media10communication studies, communications tech courses
Law8legal assistant
Education and Teaching7teacher aide
Medicine7health professions
Office and Administration6administrative assistant
Engineering Technician6computer systems tech, drafting
Design6design and applied arts
Art Studies5art studies
Drama and Performing Arts3drama, theatre design
Engineering2engineering science
Music1various music studies
Science and Laboratory Technician0science tech

Number of programs and degrees for Genesee Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree61237
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4820

Genesee Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Genesee Community College had a total enrollment of 6,472 students (3,882 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 3%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 42%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 34%
18-19 25%
20-21 13%
22-24 7%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York97%
(International Students)2%

Genesee Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 40 %

Genesee Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Batavia, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Genesee Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,690
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,290
Books and supplies $ 955

Financial Aid:
Genesee Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 678200)

Genesee Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2952

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$66,44911$65,100
Associate professoracademic year8$55,28710$51,612
Assistant professoracademic year4$55,8358$47,059
Instructoracademic year6$45,15723$40,500
All faculty totalacademic year29$57,50052$48,850

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Genesee Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports044

Genesee Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Customer Service Management
Fashion Merchandising
Retailing and Retail Operations
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Information Science/Studies
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Care and Support Services Management
Community Organization and Advocacy
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Tourism Promotion Operations
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General


Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Genesee Community College Apart:

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Top 19%Genesee Community College % of degrees in drama and performing arts

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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