Corning Community College, located in Corning, New York, was founded in 1956 by the Corning-Painted Post School District. The school was initially operating out of several older building in the city of Corning, but has grown from those humble beginning to occupy a 550 acre campus in Spencer Hill, which includes an observatory and planetarium.
CCC is one of sixty four campuses that comprise the State University of New York System, which is one of the largest educational systems in the United States. The school also operated a number of off-campus locations in the counties of Steuben, Chemung, and Schuyler to ensure greater access to education and services.
Corning Community College offers a large number of programs that offer the choice of study and path that best suits one's academic or economic needs. Career training and technical programs provide students with an education in a specific field that provides skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as a qualified professional.
Degree programs typically include a mix of classroom and practical education, with the practical providing supervised training in techniques and methods required for employment in a specific field. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree that demonstrates competency.
Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying for transfer to a four year college or university to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree.
A transfer to SUNY four year institutions is facilitated through agreements in place between schools that ease the requirements necessary for admission, guaranteeing admission if certain academic prerequisites are met. Transfer to out of state or private schools may be more difficult due to stringent requirements of individual schools, and as a result students should meet with a counselor to discuss curriculum when planning for transfer.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Corning Community College is a public, two year, open enrollment that allows entry for any individuals that meets the minimum requirements for admission, submits an application and pays all accrued fees.
Students should supply transcripts and standardized test scores if available, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. The school also encourages participation in new student orientation and recommends meeting with a counselor to discuss goals, program enrollment and curriculum.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students requiring financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used by the school's financial aid department to determine the extent of a student's financial needs and aid program eligibility when constructing his or her financial aid packet. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $4,200-$5,100
- Out-of-State: $8,500-$10,150
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $180-$210 per unit
- Out-of-State: $350-$420 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||78%||$5,125|
|Receiving Student Loans||52%||$4,812|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Corning Community College may provide services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in New York.
|Corning Community College||Steuben County||New York|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents, State Education Department, Office of the Professions (Nursing Education) (since 1962)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in New York
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Corning Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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