Columbia Greene Community College (also known as Co-Greene or C-GCC) is a community college situated in Hudson, New York. Established in 1966, C-GCC is one of 64 campuses under the administration of the State University of New York (SUNY).
The higher education institution gets sponsorship from two rural counties, Columbia and Greene. Both counties have a combined population of about 112,000.
C-GCC is a public campus accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. As of Fall 2018, it enrolls approximately 1,578 students. The college was originally located in Athens, New York until before it was permanently moved to Hudson.
Columbia Greene Community College Acceptance Rate
SUNY C-GCC is a small college found in Greenport, New York. This institution is fairly small with roughly more than 1,000 students each year. The acceptance rate at SUNY C-GCC is 100%. Some of the commonly-taken degrees are Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. With a 41% graduation rate, alumni from SUNY C-GCC have an estimated starting salary amounting to $28,300.
Admitted Students Profile
1,643 students enrolled at Columbia-Greene Community College, according to the latest data. The full-time enrollment at the school is 678 students while the part-time enrollment is 965. This number means that 41.3% of students enrolled at Columbia-Greene Community College are full-time undergrads.
Both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the school are 78.2% White, 8.4% Black or African American, 5.96% Hispanic or Latino, 3.77% Two or More Races, 2.31% Asian, 0.243% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native.
Based on the school’s most recent data, the undergraduate tuition and fees of Columbia-Greene Community College are $5,094 for in-state residents and $9,774 for out-of-state residents. Out of the entire school population, 663 students (or 40.93% of the enrolled undergraduate students) have received scholarships or grants. This puts the amount down to $4,737.
If there is financial aid for the student, the net price for Columbia-Greene Community College tuition is $11,165 for New York residents and $15,845 for out-of-state students. This amount includes tuition, fees, books and supplies costs, as well as living costs.
The school was originally built in Athens, New York until it was relocated permanently to the City of Hudson in 1974. Columbia-Greene went through its first expansion in June 1989.
Aside from adding three new buildings, the school had a new Technology Center which would house the expanding automotive technology program. It also has an Arts Center which would house the College’s first performing arts theatre, including a Day Care Center which would offer childcare support for attending students.
The college currently offers 32 associate degree programs and five undergraduate certificate programs. Some of them are Nursing (A.S.), Medical Assisting (A.A.S.), Computer Graphics and Design (Cert.), Fine Arts (A.A.), Humanities (A.A.), Automotive Technology (A.A.S.), Accounting (A.A.S.), Business Administration (A.A.S.), Computer Science (A.S.), Cyber Security/Digital Forensics (A.S.), and Information Technology (A.A.S.).
Students may also take Construction Technology/Preservation Carpentry (Cert.), Criminal Justice (A.A.) Education: Adolescence (various subjects)(A.A.), Teaching Assistant (Cert.), Human Services (A.S.), and Social Science (A.A.) (Psychology Concentration).
Columbia Greene CC students get the opportunity to partake in clubs and organizations that cover various interests. In addition to social groups, the campus also has an established student government and honor societies. Here are a few of them:
- Chi Gamma Chi
- Phi Theta Kappa
- Sigma Delta Moo
- Si Si Psy
- C-GCC Animal Advocates
- C-GCC Art Club
- C-GCC Conservation Club
- C-GCC Dance Team ‘Fuzion’
- Criminal Justice Club
- Health Promotion Club
- Human Services Club
- International Club
- Psychology Club
- Radio Club
- Student Activities Board
- Student Ambassadors
- Student Veteran Club
- ‘The Mission’ – Columbia-Greene Christian Fellowship Club
The school has sporting teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, softball, track and field, and volleyball. Its official mascot is the Twins and the school’s colors are green, orange, and yellow. The Hudson-based campus is affiliated with the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Region III.
Columbia Greene Community College was home to many successful individuals who pursued careers in different fields. Unfortunately, not much information about the school’s most notable alums can be found online, except for Mickey Brantley, a former Major League Baseball player.