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  1. Professors
    C
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B+
  5. Student Life
    C+
  6. Location
    A-
Nassau is a public college located in Hempstead, New York in the New York City Area. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 10,100 undergraduate students. The Nassau acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 31% of students, Nassau alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,200.
One Education Dr
Garden City, NY 11530
Branch of
SUNY System
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$4,436/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,984/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
76%

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.110 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.106 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.106 responses
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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    18%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,100Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
7,306
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
31%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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The Honors program at Nassau Community College is fantastic. They have great professors, small classes, and interesting course options. It's easy to find courses that fill requirements and interest you as well. Scheduling is easy as well. It's not hard to find classes that fit your schedule. The campus is nice and the faculty are all extremely helpful and friendly. Finding parking is easy. The campus is big, but not too big. A lot of great support services. Joining a few of the many clubs really helps you stay involved and gives a sense of community which can be hard to find at a commuter school. NCC has a lot of students! The campus is in Garden City, so you're close by many things including the mall. They're updating a lot of the campus too! Two years here will fly by. Nassau is what you make of it.
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When I first started college, I was fresh out of high school and really struggled with school. My parents advising me to go to a community college first was the best advice I could have ever got. I was frustrated not being able to go away with my friends and not getting the "college" experience. Little did I know that i would become to LOVE Nassau Community College. The friends I have made here and the teachers I have met have completely changed school for me. I'll Be graduating for one of their programs this May 2020 and I couldn't be happier with the experiences I have had here!
I am currently a student at Nassau Community College, and have attended three sessions, fall, spring, and summer. Since beginning at Nassau, I've noticed that the professors are all unique, and their teaching styles can vary vastly from one another. I enjoy this, it doesn't allow me to get bored like in high school. However, a downfall of Nassau is that there is always some sort of construction going on. Currently, its on one of the parking lots. Now, if you go to Nassau, take early classes because one the late morning/early afternoon comes, finding parking can be tricky. Also, Nassau is a commuter school, so if you're looking for a party school, I think you're in the wrong place. Otherwise there are clubs for just about anything you could be interested in, tons of honor societies, and of course, sports!