Opened in 1969, Columbia-Greene Community College is
one of 30 community colleges of the State University of New
York. Some 2,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in 42
dynamic degree and certificate programs.
The college is known for programs in fine arts, business, teacher education, nursing, criminal justice, automotive technology, computer science, computer graphics and massage therapy. One new entry, Computer Security and Forensics, prepares students for today’s CSI professions.
C-GCC has graduated more than 7,000 students. The college has many transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities, including a dual-enrollment program in teacher education with SUNY New Paltz.
Student-centered teaching and small classes (student-to-faculty ratio is 18:1) account for the success of C-GCC’s graduates.
Campus life is vibrant, with sports, student activities and clubs that are shared by the college’s diverse student body. Approximately 36 percent of C-GCC students are adult learners.
Teacher Student Ratio: 1:18
Special Programs: Nursing, Fine Arts, Business, Teacher Education, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Massage Therapy, Automotive Technology
Accreditation: Middle States Commission on Higher Education