Located in the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains, Ulster County Community College is a two-year college of the State University of New York. It is committed to enhancing the quality of life for residents of Ulster County. Thus is serves as a catalyst for social and economic development, promoting multicultural understanding, and demonstrating exemplary service, responsive stewardship, and accountability for student learning.
This public, comprehensive, learner-centered institution serves traditional and nontraditional learners of Ulster County by providing accessible, affordable, quality educational opportunities for transfer, career preparation, basic skills enhancement, cultural enrichment, and lifelong learning.
Our faculty are available to help and guide you. Many courses, and the associate's degree programs in Individual Studies and in Computer Science, can be taken online, using a home computer, enabling students to set their own hours and pace for completing college courses. The College became one of the first community colleges in the state to offer an associate's degree completely online.
Cultural programming gives you the chance to meet with and learn from leading performers, visual artists, and writers. Continuing education and services for business are additional ways SUNY Ulster contributes to the community.
The College offers financial aid that includes grants, scholarships, and student loans. More thn 60% of SUNY Ulster graduates continue their studies at four-year public and private institutions throughout the state and nation. SUNY Ulsterís transfer coordinator works closely with students to assure a smooth transition.
SUNY Ulster does not guarantee acceptance into particular programs of study. In accordance with New York State law, the College reserves the right to refuse admission to any applicant when it is deemed in the best interest of the college to do so or if the College determines that the applicant does not have the ability to benefit from the College's instruction.
Through SUNY Ulster's Artist-in-Residence, Visiting Artist and Poetry Forum programs students have an array of opportunities to study with internationally-known writers, poets, visual and performing artists and musicians.
Whether you want to prepare for tomorrow's high-tech careers or to begin an affordable education close-to-home, SUNY Ulster will help you succeed.