Columbia-Greene Community College offers an education that is both technology-rich and student-centered. A campus of the State University of New York, Columbia-Greene is located on 150 acres near the Hudson River, offering campus wide connectivity in an institution known for its nurturing, small-class environment. The college has dynamic programs in computer graphics, business, massage therapy, teacher education, computer forensics, and environmental studies, among others. Columbia-Greene offers 46 degree and certificate programs that include business, accounting, computer science, fine arts, nursing, automotive technology, criminal justice, human services, and classes such as computer networking and animation.
The effectiveness of Columbia-Greene’s teaching methods is evident in the performance of its graduates. More than 90% of the career-track graduates are employed in their respective fields, many with high salaries. The university-bound graduates transfer regularly to such schools as SUNY Albany, SUNY New Paltz, College of Saint Rose, Russell Sage, Marist, RPI, and Cornell, among others. Add a diverse noncredit program, a vibrant cultural series of concerts and lectures, and a leading-edge training program for business and industry, and you have a comprehensive and stimulating community institution.
Grades offered: 2-year degree
Teacher Student Ratio: 1/18
Accreditation: commission on higher education of the middle states and association of colleges and secondary schools
Tuition: $1,656 per semester (full time)
Phone: (518) 828-4181 x5513