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Students in LabAs you explore our website, you’ll quickly understand why Herkimer College offers the premier two-year SUNY experience. Because there is so much information on the site, we’ve collected a list of QuickFacts that anyone considering Herkimer College should know. These are below:

  • Herkimer College has been named, by the Aspen Institute, one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds. The Aspen Prize, awarded every two years, is the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges and recognizes institutions for exceptional student outcomes in four areas: student learning, certificate and degree completion, employment and earnings, and access and success for minority and low-income students.

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  • Herkimer College is ranked second best community college in New York State by Schools.com.
  • Herkimer College is ranked in the top 100 community colleges in the nation for student success, based on our impressive graduation and transfer rates (as ranked by CNN Money).
  • Herkimer offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs.
  • Herkimer College has an estimated annual economic impact of 75 million dollars in Herkimer County.
  • The Herkimer Generals are the top-ranked athletic program in the nation among two-year non-scholarship athletic programs for the second consecutive year (first place in the 2014-15 and 2013-14 NATYCAA Cup awarded based on national championship competitions).
  • Herkimer College tuition is only $4,270 per year for residents and $7,000 per year for out-of-state and international students.
  • Eighty percent of Herkimer College students receive some form of financial aid.
  • The Internet Academy offers 20 degree and three certificate programs, as well as support services, entirely online.
  • High-quality on-campus childcare is available, and some students may be eligible for financial assistance to help pay for these services.
  • Residential students live in spacious, fully furnished, on-campus apartments.

With more than 600 students living on campus and a variety of student activities and events, Herkimer College students enjoy the complete college experience.

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