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North Country Community College

North Country Community College

North County Community College, or NCCC, was founded by the people of Franklin and Essex Counties of New York in 1967. It is a community college based in Upstate New York, United States. The college is unofficially referred to as "The College of Essex and Franklin". The main campus of North County Community College is located in Saranac Lake, and additional campuses are in Malone and Ticonderoga.

North County Community College is associated with the State University of New York. The college offers associate's and graduate degree programs, certificate programs, as well as distance learning courses in many subjects. Health care, law, computing, social sciences, and business are some of the areas of study at NCCC.

At North County Community College, students actively participate in intercollegiate sports competitions. The college is a member of the National Junior Collegiate Athletic Association. The athletics teams of NCCC are nicknamed the Saints. Ice hockey, basketball, soccer, and softball are some of the sports played here.

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Contacting North Country Community College

North Country Community College
23 Santanoni Avenue
Saranac Lake , NY 12983-0089
General Phone: (518) 891-2915
http://www.nccc.edu

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North Country Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine104registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts67liberal arts and sciences, humanities
Business and Management30business management, retail
Family and Social Work25community organization
Medical Support and Technology16radiation therapist
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy14parks and recreation management, rehabilitation
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering9computer support
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling5substance abuse counseling
Hospitality4hospitality management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years794
Associate's degree21614

North Country Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Country Community College had a total enrollment of 1,739 students (1,108 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 3%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 31%
18-19 25%
20-21 14%
22-24 8%
25-29 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

North Country Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 36 %

North Country Community College Room and Board (2007)

North Country Community College offers campus housing for 100 of its 1,108 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

North Country Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,220
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,530
Room and board $ 8,500
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
North Country Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 711100)

North Country Community College Faculty

North Country Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$65,1370*
Associate professoracademic year1*3$58,083
Assistant professoracademic year7$54,9339$48,106
Instructoracademic year9$37,97913$37,634
No academic rankacademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year20$49,12826$43,209

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

North Country Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

Hospitality
Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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North Country Community College Highlights

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What Sets North Country Community College Apart:

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Top 10%North Country Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 13%North Country Community College Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 14%North Country Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%North Country Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%North Country Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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