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Fast Facts

SUNY Corning Community College encompasses a 550-acre main campus on Spencer Hill with a complex of eight buildings plus an observatory and planetarium. We've also expanded our vision to provide services at a variety of off-campus sites, including the Academic Workforce & Development Center and the Health Education Center.

What they say ... 

  • 2019 Great Value Colleges: Ranked among top 75 Great Value Colleges for Online Associate's in Business Administration
  • 2016 #1 two-year school in New York State
  • 2015 Brookings Institute: Top 20 in nation for Return on Investment, based on mid-career earnings
  • 2011 Aspen Institute: Top 10% of community colleges in the country
  • 2010 Washington Monthly: Top 50 community colleges in nation

Other Facts

  • Corning Community College offers over 40 programs ranging from the traditional liberal arts and sciences to the emerging new technologies. The College offers associate degrees in Arts, Science, Applied Science, and Occupational Studies, and Certificates.
  • Corning Community College offers two years of specialized career training as well as university-parallel programs that allow transfer with full junior year standing.
  • The College has approximately 50 articulation agreements in place permitting seamless transfers to top-ranked regional institutions like St. John Fisher College, University at Binghamton, Syracuse University, SUNY Brockport, Buffalo State, Elmira College, Binghamton University, and Cornell.
  • Of SUNY Corning Community College’s degree-seeking students, approximately half enroll in transfer programs.
  • SUNY Corning Community College graduates have made significant contributions in a diverse range of careers including medicine, engineering, government, law, education, finance, and others.
  • Many employers in the region, large and small, have recruited SUNY Corning Community College graduates or students. 


SUNY Corning Community College is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)