Type: Co-ed, two-year, public community college
Setting: Suburban
Founded: 1959
Sponsors: State of New York, County of Suffolk


Ammerman at Selden
Eastern at Riverhead
Michael J. Grant at Brentwood


Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE)
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Commission on Accrediting in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)/Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)

Academic Programs:

The College offers Associate in Arts (A.A.),
Associate in Science (A.S.),
and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
degrees and certificates in approximately
100 options of study.

475 full-time faculty; 1,565 adjunct faculty

Student Body:

Approximately 26,000 students
Ammerman:   6,449 full-time
  8,304 part-time
14,753 total
Eastern:   1,397 full-time
  2,816 part-time
  4,213 total
Michael J. Grant:   3,689 full-time
  7,129 part-time
10,818 total
Gender: Female
Age: 18-24
25 and over
Ethnicity: White
Asian Pacific
American Indian

Estimated Annual Expenses:

Tuition and Fees (residents): $6,275
Books/Supplies: $1,500

Financial Aid:

Suffolk County Community College awards more than $60 million in federal and state financial aid to more than 16,000 students annually. A tuition payment plan is available.

The Suffolk Community College Foundation also awards hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships each year.
Federal Grants and Loans:                                          PELL Grants
Supplemental Educational Opportunity
Grants (SEOG)

College Work Study
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Grant
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
New York State Grants:
Excelsior Scholarship Program
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
New York State STEM (NYSSTEM)
Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)
New York Part-Time Scholarships
State Aid to Native Americans
Other Sources of Aid:                                                    Adult Career and Continuing Education
Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
Veterans GI Bill Benefits
DMNA Educational Incentive Program
New York State Department of Labor
Department of Social Services
Employer Tuition Reimbursement Programs


Intercollegiate Sports (Division III of the National Junior College Athletic Association - NJCAA)
Men: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track
Women: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball
Cheer Team, Dance Team, Equestrian, and Men's Ice Hockey sponsored by the Athletic Department
A wide range of intramural sports

Services/Student Life:

Educational, Career and Personal Counseling
Services for Students with Disabilities
Career Planning and Services
Child Care Facilities
Student Newspaper and Literary Publications
Theatre Productions, Musical Performances, Art Exhibits
Films, Lectures, Concerts, Trips
150 Clubs

Academic Support Services:

Learning Labs for Mathematics, Reading, Writing
Tutorial Services
Student Success Program
Library Open 7 Days a Week

And More...

Small Classes Averaging 22 Students
Accessible Faculty
Study Abroad Programs
Honors Program
English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
Transfer Opportunities
Joint Admission Agreements
Co-op/Internship Programs
Early morning, day, evening, weekend, or online classes available