Tompkins Cortland Community College prides itself as a global institution. It serves as an academic resource for students from most counties in New York State and other U.S. states, as well as for students from nearly 70 countries.
The campus is located at Dryden in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, a rural and progressive region. It occupies a 220-acre land with unique academic buildings and finest athletic facilities including a 1,500-seat gymnasium, field house, fitness center and outdoor fields. TC3 provides a nurturing athletic atmosphere suitable for sports such as baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball and volleyball.
This college is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system offering more than 40 degree program including Business Administration, International Business, Computer Science, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Construction Technology, Communication and Media Arts. Upon finishing a program, students are given the opportunity to continue higher education in SUNY Colleges and several colleges and universities in NY and around the world.
Highly ranked for its distance education, TC3 allows its students to study full time or part-time through available online courses. This college also offers contract training and non-credit workshops to cater to the needs of the community.
With its commitment to provide strong academic foundation for the students, TC3 was honored as a Learning College Champion by the League for Innovation.TC3 also values sustainability and strives to support sustainable activities and minimize negative environmental impacts.
TC3 Catalog https://www.tompkinscortland.edu/
Enrollment Services https://www.tompkinscortland.edu/admissions
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,400. 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
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $4,700-$5,600
- Out-of-State: $9,600-$11,520
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $160-$200 per unit
- Out-of-State: $340-$410 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||90%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||82%||$6,236|
|Receiving Student Loans||62%||$6,075|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Tompkins Cortland Community College may provide student services including:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
- Day care
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.
|TC3||Tompkins 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 1973)
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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 Tompkins Cortland 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
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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