Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is the largest community college in the Student Teacher Meeting State University of New York (SUNY) system, enrolling 22,000 students at its three campuses in Selden, Brentwood and Riverhead.
SCCC offers the Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, as well as a variety of certificate programs. Students may choose from 69 programs of study in the areas of business; communications and the arts; computing; health, community and human services; liberal arts/university parallel; and technical, scientific and engineering studies.
Each year, Suffolk County Community College prepares graduates to enter the work force in such marketable areas as medical records, physical therapist assistant, paralegal studies, culinary arts, graphic design, computer science, and heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Other students transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete their baccalaureate degree. Suffolk graduates have gone on to study at such institutions as Columbia, Harvard, Cornell, New York University, Boston University, and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as at the State University of New York.
A low student/faculty ratio of 18:1, a highly respected Honors program, extensive extracurricular activities, championship athletic teams, and numerous unified transfer programs are just some of the benefits that make SCCC a first-choice college for many Long Island students.