Ulster County Community College

Ulster County Community College

Ulster County Community College is located in Stone Ridge, New York, United States. The first academic year of the college started in 1963. It is under the State University of New York (SUNY) and Ulster County, New York. The college offers students various degree and certificate programs through its academic departments, which are:

  • Business and Professional Studies
  • Continuing and Professional Education
  • English, Communications, Foreign Languages and Philosophy
  • Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Nursing and Public Safety
  • Social Sciences, Education and Human Services
  • Visual Arts, Music and Theater

The male students participate in college sports such as basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, and golf. The female students participate in volleyball, soccer, softball, basketbal, and tennis. The student clubs and organizations include the Business Club, Environmental Awareness Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Synthesis Club, and Visual Arts Club.

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Ulster County Community College
491 Cottekill Rd
Stone Ridge , NY 12484
General Phone: (845) 687-5000

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts150sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine59EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement45criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police
Medical Support and Technology28veterinary assistant
Education and Teaching26kindergarten/preschool teaching, English teaching, math teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching, Spanish teaching
Computer Science and Engineering26computer and info science, computer support
Business and Management21business management, accounting technology, management information systems, business and related services
Photography and Commercial Art11commercial art
Engineering Technician10water quality and recycling tech, drafting and design tech
Media7communication studies
Animal Science and Care7animal science
Family and Social Work6community organization
Art Studies6visual and performing arts
Conservation and Resource Management4conservation
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2parks and recreation management
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling1substance abuse counseling
Drama and Performing Arts1drama

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years617
Associate's degree35328

Ulster County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ulster County Community College had a total enrollment of 3,298 students (2,052 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 4%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 23%
18-19 30%
20-21 13%
22-24 10%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York99%
(International Students)1%

Ulster County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 35 %

Ulster County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Stone Ridge, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,012
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,432
Books and supplies $ 1,100

Financial Aid:
Ulster County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 288000)

Ulster County Community College Faculty

Ulster County 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
Professoracademic year13$71,62013$66,599
Associate professoracademic year8$55,8395$61,808
Assistant professoracademic year7$49,1738$50,458
Instructoracademic year5$47,4728$47,581
All faculty totalacademic year33$59,37434$57,622

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

Ulster County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

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

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy

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

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Ulster County Community College Highlights

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What Sets Ulster County Community College Apart:

% of degrees in animal science and care
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Ulster County Community College % of degrees in animal science and care
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Ulster County Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Ulster County Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Ulster County Community College % of degrees in engineering
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Ulster County Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Ulster County Community College Number of degree programs
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Ulster County Community College Number of students

checked Open admission
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 Tenure system for quality teaching

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