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  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B-
  5. Student Life
    D+
  6. Location
    C+
TC3 is a public college located in Dryden, New York. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,605 undergraduate students. The TC3 acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 35% of students, TC3 alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $25,100.
170 North St
Dryden, NY 13053
Branch of
SUNY System
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$10,017/ 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
$6,688/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.33 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.21 responses
86%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.21 responses
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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
5
Online Associates Programs
8
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    28%
  • On Campus
    57%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,605Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
768
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
70%
Varsity Athletes
8%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
Yes
67%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.30 responses
45%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.29 responses
33%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.12 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
35%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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People will try to steer you away from community colleges, but Tompkins Cortland Community College is amazing. They have so many opportunities, work studies, clubs, activities, scholarships and internships. The professors are wonderful, as well as the faculty. They have a tutoring center that is very helpful, a nice library with lots to choose from, places to go and hide so you can study, and fun hang out places. You do not have to share your dorm room with anyone and they come with a big bathroom and kitchen area. This is a fantastic college and saves the student a lot of money as well!
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Tompkins Cortland is, in my opinion, the best college for any student who is nervous about going to college. All the professors and staff members are so generous and kind, they're always willing to talk and help you with anything you need. The college also offers free tutoring and health care in the health center. One thing I love most about Tompkins Cortland Community College is that it is widely diverse. In just my first year there I have met so many people from other countries such as Spain and Jamacia! Every dorm is an apartment style, which provides each student with privacy and a bit of their own space. Campus police are active on campus 24/7 and are always making an effort to get to know the students on campus.
Tompkins Cortland Community College has given me the intimate studying environment, and personal guidance from faculty to allow me to gain confidence in what I want to make of my life. The school is full of passionate professors, who chose their jobs due to their desire to see young scholars succeed, and that sentiment is palpable with each lecture I attend. For a smaller 2 year school, they have a vast array of student resources that provide all Tc3 students with any and all academic tools they could require. The college operates consistently at the highest standard and is a phenomenal stepping stone for all young scholars looking to save money in the pursuit of a 4 year degree, as well as receive a meaningful education in the process, and enter their third year of college with direction and a thorough understanding of their field of study.