Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College, or SCCC, is a two-year public college sponsored by SUNY and Suffolk County, New York, United States. It is comprised of four campuses. The main campus is situated in Selden and the other three are located in Brentwood, Riverhead and Sayville. The college enrolls more than 18,000 students in these campuses. SCCC confers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees as well as a variety of certificate programs. Students may also choose from more than 65 programs of study.

SCCC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NAAC). The athletic department of the college has sports teams that participate in a variety of sports such as baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, swimming, and tennis.

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Suffolk County Community College
533 College Rd
Selden , NY 11784-2899
General Phone: (631) 451-4110

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Suffolk County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,432sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine342registered nursing
Business and Management326business management, accounting, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, retail, merchandising and sales
Security and Law Enforcement164criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, fire services administration, fire-fighting
Mechanics and Repair57communications install and repair, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Family and Social Work55child care management, community organization
Law52legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering45computer and info science, information science
Engineering Technician41architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, drafting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy40occupational therapist assistant, recreational therapy, dietitian assistant
Medical Support and Technology36veterinary assistant, opticianry
Education and Teaching35English teaching, math teaching, social studies teaching
Media29communication and journalism, photo and film tech
Therapy and Counseling28physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Art Studies20art studies
Photography and Commercial Art20commercial art
Architecture and Planning19interior architecture
Office and Administration12office management, administrative assistant
Drama and Performing Arts11drama, theatre design
Cooking and Culinary Arts8chef training
Design6design and applied arts
Music6music performance
Landscaping and Horticulture1applied horticulture
Medical Administration1medical records tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2,72646
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years629

Suffolk County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Suffolk County Community College had a total enrollment of 22,092 students (16,422 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 7%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 34%
20-21 23%
22-24 14%
25-29 9%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Suffolk County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 47 %

Suffolk County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Selden, 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.

Suffolk County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,166
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,332
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Suffolk County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 287800)

Suffolk County Community College Faculty

Suffolk County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4363

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year56$108,57842$103,741
Associate professoracademic year46$81,69039$80,061
Assistant professoracademic year49$69,41056$65,938
Instructoracademic year25$57,19633$58,116
All faculty totalacademic year176$83,347170$76,999

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

Suffolk County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Interior Architecture

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
General Merchandising/Sales/Related Marketing Operations, Other
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Design and Applied Arts, Other

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

Education And Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Community Organization and Advocacy

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Music Performance, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fire Services Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
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