Community College Kingston NY

Community College in Kingston, NY is always a choice. Many students attending two-year colleges start out knowing that they will eventually transfer to a four-year school to get their bachelor's degree. There are several reasons you may want to consider a community college, too.

Ulster County BOCES - School of Practical Nursing
(845) 331-6680
Route 9w
Port Ewen, NY
# of Undergrads
71
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Public
Setting
Town

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Ulster County Community College
(845) 687-5000
491 Cottekill Rd
Stone Ridge, NY
Tuition
$7,432.00
# of Undergrads
1609
School Information
Public
Setting
Rural

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Unification Theological Seminary
30 Seminary Drive
Barrytown, NY
 
State University of New York at New Paltz
(845) 257-2121
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY
Tuition
$11,679.00
# of Undergrads
5698
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Public
Setting
Town

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Hudson Valley School of Advanced Aesthetic Skin Care
(845) 255-0013
256 Main St
New Paltz, NY
# of Undergrads
36
School Information
Private
Setting
Rural

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Ulster County Community College
Cottekill Rd
Stone Ridge, NY
 
Bard College
(845) 758-6822
P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
Tuition
$38,374.00
# of Undergrads
2102
School Information
Private
Setting
Town

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Unification Theological Seminary
(845) 752-3000
30 Seminary Drive
Barrytown, NY
# of Undergrads
0
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Private
Setting
Rural

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SUNY College at New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY
 
Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY
 
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Community College

Starting Out at a Two-Year College

Things to think about
Upon graduating from high school, you may not have defined career goals. Not wanting to put your education on hold, you may prefer to avoid paying huge tuition bills while trying to ""find yourself."" As the cost of a university education escalates each year, the option of spending your freshman and sophomore years at a two-year college can be a great way to get started.

You may also consider attending a two-year college if you are unable to meet the initial entrance standards required by the four-year school of your choice. Some of these standards, such as a specified grade point average (GPA), standardized test scores, or knowledge of specific academic subjects, can be remedied at a two-year college. Students who have opted to do this praise the community college system for giving them the chance to be academically ""born again.""

The two- to four-year transfer
If your plan is to attend a two-year college with the ultimate goal of transferring to a four-year school, you will be pleased to know that the importance of the community college path to a bachelor's degree is recognized by all segments of higher education.

Author: Amy Ambler

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