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Fast Facts

As you explore our website, you’ll quickly understand why Herkimer College offers the premier two-year SUNY experience. Check out these Quick Facts:

  • Herkimer offers more than 40 associate degree and certificate programs in art, business, communication arts, criminal justice and law, education, healthcare and service, liberal arts and sciences, and STEM.
  • Herkimer College has been named, by the Aspen Institute, one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges, eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize.
  • Herkimer College is home to more than 100 international students from 27 different countries.
  • The Herkimer Generals won the Daktronics Cup for 2019-2020, by placing first among two-year non-scholarship athletic programs (based on national championship competitions and awarded by the National Alliance of Two Year College Athletic Administrators).
  • Herkimer College tuition for 2020-2021 is an affordable $5,016 per year for New York State residents and $8,000 per year for out-of-state and international students. Herkimer College students may qualify for free tuition through New York State's Excelsior Scholarship program
    • Please Note: The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reduced state revenues and the processing of new applications is pending on Federal assistance, which has been delayed since April. Excelsior Scholarship awards may have to be reduced and/or prioritized for current recipients as provided for under the program.
  • Approximately 86% of first-time, full-time students receive some form of financial aid.
  • More than two-thirds of our students transfer to four-year colleges and universities to continue their studies. The College maintains more than 150 transfer agreements to ensure a seamless transfer of credits. 
  • The Internet Academy offers 20 associate degree and three certificate programs, as well as support services, entirely online.
  • Residential students live in spacious, fully furnished, on-campus apartments.

With on-campus housing for more than 600 students, a nationally ranked athletics program, and a variety of student activities, clubs and events, Herkimer College students enjoy the complete college experience.

Herkimer College Quick Facts