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North Country Community College

Saranac Lake, NY 2-Year Public
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About North Country Community College

North Country Community College Overview

North Country Community College is a public, state school in the rural setting of 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 provides on-campus housing for up to 96 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 10% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Involvement at North Country Community College

Are you interested in music or performing? At North Country Community College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? North Country Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

North Country Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

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

2022 North Country Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
In-State Tuition $5,280
Out-of-State $7,920
Percent of Need Met 100%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $6,500

Is North Country Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what North Country Community College offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at North Country Community College

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

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 North Country 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, 68% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at North Country Community College

Tuition 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.

North Country Community College meets 100% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,500 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 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.

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 asap. 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at North Country Community College.

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 another! 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 would like to see North Country Community College for yourself, be sure to 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

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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.


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