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Nassau Community College

Garden City, NY 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

About Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College Overview

Nassau Community College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Garden City, New York. Nassau Community College was founded in 1959 and enrolls 13,864 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at Nassau Community College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Nassau 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 Nassau Community College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 Nassau Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $5,800
Out-of-State $11,600
Percent of Need Met 60.3%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $8,962

Is Nassau Community College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what Nassau Community College offers and if the college could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Nassau Community College

The university admitted 95% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 3,765 students applied to Nassau Community College and 3,565 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Nassau Community College

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

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Nassau Community College, around 64% come back the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Nassau Community College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 52% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Nassau Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Nassau Community College

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

Nassau Community College meets 60.3% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,962 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

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 Nassau Community College.

Based on this information, is Nassau Community College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Nassau Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Nassau Community College?

Nassau Community College is located in the suburban setting of Garden City, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you would like to see Nassau Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Meadowbrook Parkway to Garden City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, John F. Kennedy International.

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

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College Info

1 Education Drive Garden City, NY 11530

Campus Setting: Suburban

Nassau Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Nassau Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$11,700

In State

$11,700

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$11,600
$11,600
Fees
$100
$100
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Nassau Community College is like? There are approximately 13,864 students enrolled at Nassau Community College. 55% percent of students attend school full-time.

55%

Full Time

45%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,864

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

95%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,700

Out-of-State

$11,700

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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