Ulster County Community College: Narrative Description

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ULSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE P-23

Cottekill Rd.
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
Tel: (914)687-5000
Free: 800-724-0833
Admissions: (914)687-5027
Web Site: http://www.sunyulster.edu/

Description:

State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of State University of New York System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: 165-acre rural campus. Endowment: $2.4 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4462 per student. Total enrollment: 3,105. 22% from top 10% of their high school class, 34% from top quarter, 63% from top half. Students come from 3 states and territories, 1 other country, 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 5% Hispanic, 4% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 40% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at State University of New York College at New Paltz.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Placement: ACT ASSET, ACT COMPASS required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $3000 full-time, $100 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6000 full-time, $200 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $198 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 15 open to all. Most popular organizations: Ski Club, Basic Club, Biology Club, Nursing Club. Major annual events: Earth Day, annual dance, Welcome Back BBQ. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. McDonald Dewitt Library with 70,758 books, 21,144 microform titles, 481 serials, 3,880 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $695,752. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.