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Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College has been providing top educations for students since 1960. The college was first located in a wing of the Mineola County Courthouse in New York.

Nassau Community College
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530
Type: 2 year, Public
Awards offered:
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
Campus setting: Suburb: Large
Campus housing: None
Studentss: 21,229 (21,229 undergraduate)
Nassau Community College - SUNY Nassau

As the college took off it was relocated to Mitchel Field Air Force base which was no longer in service. 1977 the College expanded is fields of education and opened a Visual Art and Social Science building. Now days Nassau Community College educates around some 21,000 students on a full and part time bases.

The school has a state of art advanced Library and a Physical Education facility. Students have the option to select from over 60 certified programs and degrees. This college offers everything from high tech advanced fields to business, liberal arts, health care, and most any field of expertise in between. Students like the fact that their credits are accepted for transfer to most 4 year colleges.

Nassau Community College has a well-known reputation across the nation for excellence in education and today is the largest college of the sunny system. Nassau Community College awards the most Associate degrees in the State of New York and the 3rd largest number of Associate degrees for two-year public colleges in the United States. Standing agreements a held between some of the best colleges like, Dowling College, Long Island University, Adelphi, and Old Westbury just to name some to receive Nassau Community College when its time to advance their educations.

Its been said that faculty members of Nassau Community College remain unchallenged across the nation and have earned recognition from Fullbright Scholars, authors, artists, consultants, and for their scientific research and community service. Special programs for business are actively studied every year by around 12,000 individuals. Students have the opportunity to sample their career choice or explore recreational areas of interest.

Nassau Community College offers over 75 clubs to join and recreational and events students can be apart off during the spring, summer, winter or fall. Special clubs can be created by students or they have the option to join ones all ready active like dance, deejay, and newspaper. The Student Government Association represents every student and along with the faculty they can set policies for recreational activities, social and cultural as well.

Nassau Community College is located in Garden City, New York on 225 acres and is structures are mostly of modern designs. Students enjoy the latest available equipment for teaching health sciences, engineering technologies, marketing and business, computer technology, liberal and fine arts, mathematics and sciences, and the performing arts.

The campus plaza connects the administrative tower filled with campus offices, the College Center Building, a library, and the Physical Education Complex which includes dance, gymnastics, swimming, diving pools, gymnasium, saunas, and specialized rooms for wrestling and indoor ball games. Nassau has a wonderful 12,000 sq feet dinning center that includes popular dinning like, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Express, Nathan's Famous, Friendly's, Foodji's Japanese Grill, J&B Deli Market and J&B Salad Selects.

"Nassau Community College is a member of the State University of New York and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Nassau Community is a comprehensive full opportunity College, open to all qualified applicants. Nassau Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, color, national origin, age, disability, marital status, physically challenged status or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran in admissions, employment and treatment of students and employees."

Nassau Community College Library is host to a large collection of books, periodicals and houses one of the largest media collections in New York State. Around 500,000 people made use of its vast resources last year. The large collection is managed by automated circulation technology. The library staff provides useful help and instructions in all areas of information research.

The college has over 2,500 personal computers are available for students, faculty and staff across the campus. Nassau Community College is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is authorized by the Board of Regents to award two-year Associate degrees in Arts (A.A.), Science (A.S.), and Applied Science (A.A.S.).

Additional academic programs are accredited by: the National League for Nursing; the Review Board for Associate Degree in Nursing Programs; the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC-ABET); the National Association of Schools of Music; the American Bar Association; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association; the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association; and the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

The Music center is used for Concerts, recitals, workshops and rehearsals are held in the Music Hall. Our College and Community: Concert Band, Orchestra, Chamber Ensembles, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Ensembles rehearse and perform at the center. Nassau's Music Department offers its students a comprehensive setting to explore their musical aspirations

Nassau Community College is a member of the State University of New York system, is a comprehensive, full-opportunity institution of higher education. All who can benefit from its resources have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills and to pursue the goal of lifelong learning.

Nassau Community College offers over 60 certified programs and degrees, it well-know around the nation and it offers modern facilities and vast resources for educations.

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