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About North Country Community College

North Country Community College is a public, state school in an rural setting in Saranac Lake, New York. North Country Community College was founded in 1967 and enrolls 1,751 undergrads and no graduate students.

North Country Community College offers housing for up to 96 students. The majority of students live on-campus but it is not required for first-year students.About 10% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

2021 North Country Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 3.2
In-State Tuition $5,280
Out-of-State $7,920

2022 North Country Community College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at North Country Community College

North Country Community College offers early decision but does not offer early action.

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North Country Community College Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into North Country Community College. The acceptance rate at North Country Community College is 0%.

North Country Community College Waitlist 2021

North Country Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into North Country Community College?

North Country Community College is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to North Country Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

North Country Community College Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for North Country Community College

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.2 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to North Country Community College.

Does North Country Community College Require the ACT or SAT?

North Country Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Does North Country Community College Provide Student Housing?

Yes! North Country Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 96 students.

North Country Community College students are active in the school's Student Government Association, Wilderness Recreation Club and Nursing Club. Winter Carnival, Winter Fest, and and May Fest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at North Country Community College.

Financial Aid at North Country Community College

North Country Community College meets 100% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend North Country Community College full-time are awarded $6,500 a year in financial aid, on average.

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

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is North Country Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. 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.

Retention and Graduation Rates at North Country Community 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 Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 68% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $3,800 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does North Country Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is North Country Community College a good school for you?

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Where is North Country Community College?

North Country Community College is located in the rural setting of Saranac Lake, New York.

If you want to see North Country Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 87 to Saranac Lake, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Adirondack Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what North Country Community College and Saranac Lake are like without leaving home.

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College Info

23 Santanoni Avenue, PO Box 89 Saranac Lake, NY 12983-0089

Campus Setting: Rural

North Country Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to North Country Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to North Country Community College is Continuous processing.

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

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North Country Community College ACT Scores

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North Country Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,280

In State

$7,920

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
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Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,280
$7,920
Fees
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Housing
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Student Life

Wondering what life at North Country Community College is like? There are approximately 1,751 students enrolled at North Country Community College. 55% percent of students attend school full-time.

55%

Full Time

45%

Part Time

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,751

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,280

Out-of-State

$7,920

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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