Education – Just another SUNY Sullivan Sites site Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:51:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 SUNY Sullivan Named Top 10 Best Community College in New York State Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:43:37 +0000 read more]]>, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, named SUNY Sullivan #8 of the 121 two-year colleges in New York.

VoAccording to EDSmart, each community college was evaluated and ranked based on four publicly available data points from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator, dealing with accreditation, affordability, academic quality, and student satisfaction. The highest possible ranking score was 100. 

SUNY Sullivan, which is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, received a score of 86.5. “SUNY Sullivan’s placement in the Top 10 reflects the strong commitment of the college’s faculty and staff to the personal success of our students, whether their goal is to graduate in two years, attend part time, or transfer to a four-year college or university after studying with us for a year or two,” said Jay Quaintance, President.

According to Tyson Stevens, managing editor for EDsmart, “Community Colleges play a crucial role in preparing students for vocational and professional careers and for transfer to four-year universities.”

A Snapshot of Community College Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:48:51 +0000 read more]]>

1.1 thousand community colleges
12.3 million college programs offered
795,235 Associate degrees awarded
494,995 Certificates degree awarded
5.5 million students enrolled in online classes

Median distance from home to school

8 miles for community college students
18 miles for 4-year school students
46 miles for private school students

7.3 million students
38% full-time
62% part-time
43% men

57% women
49% White
22% Hispanic
14% Black
6% Asian/Pacific Islander
1% Native American
3% Two or more races
5% Other
62% Full-time and employed
36% First generation
17% Single parents
12% Students with disabilities
4% Veterans

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics. (2015). American Association of Community Colleges, February 2016. American Council on Education, “Education Deserts: The Continued Significance of ‘Place’ in the Twenty-First Century,”  Viewpoints Voices from the Field, February 2016. Instructional Technology Council 2014 Distance Education Survey Results, April 2015.






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