Utica School of Commerce: Narrative Description

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201 Bleecker St.
Utica, NY 13501-2280
Tel: (315)733-2307
Free: 800-321-4USC
Admissions: (315)733-2300
Fax: (315)733-9281
Web Site: http://www.uscny.edu/


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1896. Setting: 2-acre urban campus. Endowment: $21,000. Total enrollment: 400. 6% from top 10% of their high school class, 37% from top quarter, 57% from top half. 0% from out-of-state, 57% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Recommended: essay, recommendations. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $20. Tuition: $9780 full-time, $410 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $360 full-time, $15 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Winter Semi-Formal, Fall Picnic. Campus security: security during class hours. College housing not available. Utica School of Commerce Library plus 3 others with 2,000 books, 135 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $24,000. 212 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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