Start here. Go far. This is the motto adhered to by the SUNY Ulster College as it continues to provide accessible, affordable and excellent education responsive to the needs of the community. SUNY Ulster serves as one of the branch campuses of the State University of New York (SUNY). This campus is situated in the Hudson Valley, a rural area proximal to the cities of Kingston, Woodstock and New Paltz.
As a comprehensive two-year institution, SUNY Ulster offers multitude of programs designed cultivate the knowledge and competence of the students as preparation for a professional career or higher education. Students who opt to pursue a four-year course can transfer to some of the leading four-year public and private colleges across the state and the nation. Online and distance learning opportunities are also available for students who require flexibility in education.
SUNY Ulster is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Moreover, the Nursing program and Veterinary Technology Program of this college is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and American Veterinary Medical Association, respectively.
In addition to its academic programs, SUNY Ulster offers several special programs for high school students and adults, who wish to take college courses, enhance their skills and learn new disciplines. These programs are made accessible to the community with scholarships and financial assistance.
SUNY Ulster values academic excellence in the same way it considers arts and athletics as essential part of the institution. This college showcases artistic expression and innovation through the Quimby Theater and Muroff-Kotler Visual Arts Gallery. It is also a home to the Senators athletic team competing in different sports like soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, volleyball and softball.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,000. 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
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $4,300-$5,200
- Out-of-State: $8,500-$10,150
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $160-$190 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $320-$380 per credit 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||86%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||76%||$6,132|
|Receiving Student Loans||27%||$3,938|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Ulster County Community College may provide services like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for SUNY Ulster, versus those community colleges in New York, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|SUNY Ulster||Ulster 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 1967)
- Find all the other nursing 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 Ulster County 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
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Ulster County Community College.
- Columbia - Greene Community College in Hudson, NY (30 miles away)
- Orange County Community College in Middletown, NY (33 miles away)
- CUNY Bronx Community College in Bronx, NY (70 miles away)
- Fulton - Montgomery Community College in Johnstown, NY (78 miles away)
- CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York, NY (79 miles away)