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About Clinton Community College

Clinton Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Plattsburgh, New York. Clinton Community College was founded in 1969 and enrolls 1,913 undergrads and no graduate students. Clinton Community College offers housing for up to 265 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Clinton Community College! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Clinton Community College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Clinton Community College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Clinton Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Clinton Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Clinton Community College on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Clinton Community College on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! August 26, 2022 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall.

2021 Clinton Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 30%
In-State Tuition $5,062
Out-of-State $10,464
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $0

Is Clinton Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a closer look at each of these factors to get a better sense of what Clinton Community College offers and if it sounds like the right college for you.

Clinton Community College Acceptance Rate 2017

It is not competitive to get into Clinton Community College. Around 30% of applicants get into Clinton Community College each year. Out of 1,206 applications received in 2021, 365 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Clinton Community College

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 58% of students who start at Clinton Community College come back for their second year of college. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Clinton Community College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Clinton Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. The school spends $4,997 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Clinton Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Clinton Community College. Based on this information, how does Clinton Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Clinton Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Clinton Community College Located?

Clinton Community College is located in the small town setting of Plattsburgh, New York.

If you want to see Clinton Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 87 to Plattsburgh, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Plattsburgh International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Clinton Community College and Plattsburgh are like without leaving home.

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College Info

136 Clinton Point Drive Plattsburgh, NY 12901-9573

Campus Setting: Small Town

Clinton Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 26

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 3

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Clinton Community College is Aug 26.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Clinton Community College is Sep 3.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Clinton Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Clinton Community College is like? There are approximately 1,913 students enrolled at Clinton Community College. 50% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NY and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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