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Nassau Community College is a public institution located in Garden City, New York. Garden City is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Nassau Community College Rankings

Nassau Community College is ranked #18 out of 85 schools in New York.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Nassau Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#71 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Nassau Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#118 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#133 Most Popular Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Nassau Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#46 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#47 Best Nursing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#84 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#84 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#98 Best Healthcare Associate Degree Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#145 Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Nassau Community College?


Contact details for Nassau Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Education Dr, Garden City, NY 11530-6793
Phone: 516-572-7501

How Do I Get Into Nassau Community College?

You can apply to Nassau Community College online at:

Nassau Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Nassau Community College?

17% Take Out Loans
9.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Nassau Community College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,777 a year. That adds up to $19,108 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Nassau Community College is 9.5%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Nassau Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,594 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,864 undergraduate students at Nassau Community College, with 7,594 being full-time and 6,270 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 7,594 full-time undergraduates at Nassau Community College, 51% are male and 49% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Nassau Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 636
Black or African American 1,420
Hispanic or Latino 2,480
White 2,489
International Students 68
Other Races/Ethnicities 501

Over 59 countries are represented at Nassau Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Nassau Community College

12,117 Took All Classes Online
13,301 Took At Least One Class Online
377.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 13,301 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Nassau Community College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Nassau Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Nassau Community College was 377.5%. This is the #101 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Nassau Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Nassau Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 136 136
TOTAL 136 136


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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